top of page

Featured Posts

square with Hot Tub.jpg
Large Square Advert.jpg

FULL STORY HERE...

Hovercraft called to rescue 3 people on Formby Bank



UK Coastguard received a call on Sunday 8th April and contacted Hoylake Hovercraft who were requested to launch to rescue three casualties who had been cut off by the tide on Formby bank, north of Hightown pumping station.

A spokesperson from RNLI Coastguard Station said: "HM Coastguard Crosby Rescue Team were on scene and guided the hovercraft to the casualties’ location.

The casualties were brought aboard the hovercraft and landed at Crosby Coastguard Station slipway to waiting Wirral Coastguard Rescue Team and North West Ambulance Service officers for a routine check, as they were feeling the effects of cold."

A spokesperson for HM Coastguard Team at Crosby said: "We were tasked after a member of the public called 999 reporting three youths who were cut off and possibly stuck in mud on Formby Bank after trying to cross the River Alt."

"The team located them near to the pumping station between Hightown and Crosby Coastguard station and assessed it to be too dangerous to get them across so we then tasked Wirral Coastguard and Hoylake Hovercraft to assist."

"The Crosby team helped guide the Hovercraft in whilst the Wirral Team headed to the slipway to receive the casualties off the hovercraft. The three youths were then checked over by paramedics from the North West Ambulance Service."

In a sea, cliff or coastal emergency please dial 999 and ask for the Coastguard.




2 views0 comments
Silver and Rose Opticians square.jpg
Square Advert.jpg
Squirrel Hideaway Square Advert.jpg
Square Advert 1.jpg
Splodge Of Paint Final.jpg
Formby School of Dancing and Performing
square with Hot Tub.jpg
Offley Photography.jpg
edda_logo_display.png
Square Advert.jpg
Formby School of Dancing and Performing
Square Advert 1.jpg
Lookalikes Magic.jpg
Large Square Advert.jpg
Square Advert.jpg
square with Hot Tub.jpg
Square Advert 2.jpg
Silver and Rose Opticians square.jpg

Submit Your News to Sefton Bubble

Contact us with your Community News, Business or Sports News. 

Phone our Newsdesk on: 01704 86 30 30 

Email info@seftonbubble.com

Facebook www.facebook.com/seftonbubble

Twitter  www.twitter.com/seftonbubble

 

Please submit your news story to info@seftonbubble.com

Born To Order.jpg
bottom of page