The coastguard helicopter and ground teams were involved in a rescue in Westward Ho! yesterday (Sunday).

A man in his 80s had fallen down a 15ft drop off Merley Road and police, coastguard and paramedics attended the scene.

A crowd gathered on the cliff edge as teams attended the casualty and winched him to safety near Seafield House.

The rescue took place at around 8.30pm as crowds gathered to watch the action.

The man was taken to hospital with minor injuries.