Firefighters en route to Aberdeen dog rescue

August 16, 2019

Firefighters are rushing to rescue a dog stuck on an embankment in Aberdeen. The fire service received a call that the animal was trapped on Kennerty Mills Road in Peterculter at 4.45pm. Specialist units, including two boats, are on their way to the scene.


Cruise ship passenger airlifted to hospital after evacuation in The Minch

July 8, 2019

A cruise ship passenger was airlifted during an emergency evacuation in The Minch, off Skye, on Sunday night. The Stornoway Coastguard helicopter was called to the Maltese-registered Mein Schiff5, en route to Orkney, at 7.41pm and airlifted the woman casualty to Raigmore Hospital in Inverness, arriving at 10.30pm. Her condition is unknown.