Boscastle coastguard had a busy weekend

On their Facebook page, the Boscastle coastguard tells how it received a call yesterday of “several persons caught up in a riptide at Tregardock beach” including children. The full team as paged by Falmouth control room including Port Isaac RNLI who were on scene within 10 minutes and were already assessing […]

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Bude Coastguard call out to Chapel Rock

From Bude Coastguard Facebook page:   Bude Coastguard Rescue Team was paged at 10:37 yesterday morning to the report of a man stuck about 20ft up the relatively unthreatening slope on the north side of Chapel Rock, having attempted to climb to retrieve a personal item. Hartland Coastguard Search and […]

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Duckpool coastguard call-out yesterday

From Bude Coastguard: Bude Coastguard Rescue Team members were paged at 17:36 yesterday to a report of two people cut off by the tide just south of Duckpool. Arriving on scene just after Bude Lifeboat, the Officer in Charge observed a lifeboat crewman climbing the cliff to the position of one […]

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Three men rescued after Porthleven cliff fall

From The Coastguard: HM Coastguard received a call at around midnight on 5 May from a man saying he and two other men had fallen down a cliff at Porthleven and they required assistance. Falmouth Coastguard Operations Centre coordinated the rescue and Porthleven, Penzance and Mullion Coastguard Rescue Teams, RNLI Lizard […]

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4 teenagers rescued from rip in Cornwall

From HM Coastguard: Four teenagers have been rescued from the sea off Godrevy this afternoon (21st April) after becoming stuck in a rip. The Coastguard received multiple 999 calls at 15.40 reporting two separate incidents involving the four teenagers. The Portreath Coastguard Rescue Team,  St Ives RNLI Lifeboat, the Coastguard Helicopter […]

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Better safe than sorry

Bude Coastguard had a couple of callouts yesterday according to their Facebook page: First, they were paged at 13:04  following a tasking by the Coastguard Operations Centre in Falmouth to search for a missing 5-year-old boy last seen on Northcott Beach. Upon mustering at the station, information was received from […]

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Coastguard call out

From Bude Coastguard Facebook page: Bude Coastguard Rescue Team were paged at 18:48 on Friday to a report of a possible surfer in difficulties off Wrangle Point just north of Crooklets beach. Bude Lifeboat and Rescue Watercraft were also tasked to locate the surfer and were guided in the approximate direction […]

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Bude & Hartland Coastguard call out

According to their Facebook page, the Bude Coastguard Rescue Team was paged at 21:22 last night to assist with a search for a high-risk, missing, 25 year-old male, in the Crooklets to Summerleaze area of town.  They say: In need of medical attention, the casualty had fled from paramedics and […]

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Bude Coastguard rescue at Northcott – what a drama!

In a dramatic series of events, the Bude Coastguard Rescue Team was paged at 21:32 last night (Saturday 12th August), following the report of a person stuck on the rocks at Northcott Mouth, with another person trapped having attempted a rescue. Rescue 924, the Coastguard rescue helicopter, was also scrambled, […]

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Michael Found – Good News!

Sorry, I’m a little late with this as have been travelling today…but a happy update… Michael Bond, 79, who went missing from Northcott Mouth Beach near Bude in Cornwall at 3 pm on Sunday 23rd April 2017, was found earlier today. He was located in the Bude area at around […]

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Hartland Coastguard Rescue at Welcombe Mouth

Busy times for the rescue services at the moment, and another job well done here. Last night at 7.38 pm, the Hartland Coastguard was tasked to Welcombe Mouth to rescue 2 teenagers and one adult who had been cut off by the tide just north of Welcombe Mouth. All had […]

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Young Man Rescued From Compass Point Cliffs

The Coastguard Rescue Team were paged at 16:03 today following reports of a young male having fallen down the cliff at Compass Point, south of Summerleaze Beach. Paramedics, Rescue 924 (the Coastguard rescue helicopter based in Newquay) and the Cornwall Air Ambulance were also scrambled.   Arriving on scene, members […]

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Men rescued but dog dies on cliffs

This comes from the Maritime and Coastguard Agency Facebook page: Last Sunday, UK Coastguard rescued two young men from a 200ft cliff at Dame Hole Point near Welcombe after they’d climbed down it to try and rescue a dog, who had escaped from its lead and fallen. See the video […]

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Bude Coastguard Called to Strangles

Bude Coastguard Rescue Team members were paged at 3:08pm today and tasked by Falmouth Coastguard Operations Centre (CGOC) to assist paramedics with the rescue and recovery of a male with a suspected head injury at Strangles Beach, near Crackington Haven. Boscastle Coastguard team was also paged. Arriving on the scene, […]

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Coastguard Callouts – Crooklets and Duckpool

Phew, it’s been a busy day for the Bude Coastguard today. Bude Coastguard Rescue Team was paged at 12:10 today, Monday 2nd January, and tasked to assist paramedics with the evacuation of a woman with a leg injury at Warren Point, near Duckpool beach, which is notoriously difficult terrain to […]

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