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Sheffield dogs appeal: Charity’s plea to rescue centres

A charity which provides support dogs for people with autism, epilepsy and disabilities is appealing to rescue centres to help them keep up with demand. Support Dogs offers the animals to increase independence and quality…

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Church will meet to consider Wonga borrower rescue

Image copyright PA Image caption Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has been a stern critic of payday loan firms The Church of England will meet to consider potential options for buying the collapsed payday lender…



Helicopter rescue in Ben Nevis gully

A Coastguard helicopter rescued a walker on Ben Nevis in bad weather on Wednesday night. Because of severe turbulence and poor visibility, the Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) said the helicopter had to be reversed…


Helicopter reversed into gully for rescue on Ben Nevis

Image copyright MCA Image caption The snow-covered gully in an image from the Coastguard helicopter A Coastguard helicopter crew carried out a complicated manoeuvre in bad weather to rescue a climber on Ben Nevis on…


Môn Search and Rescue: Wales’ first lowland search team ‘ready’

Image copyright Môn Sar Image caption The Anglesey search and rescue team must be “ready for anything” Wales’ first lowland search team is officially operational after three years of training. The team of about 30…


Môn Search and Rescue: Wales’ first lowland search team goes live

The first lowland search and rescue team established in Wales has become operational – after three years of training. Môn Search and Rescue on Anglesey will help locate missing and vulnerable people on the island,…


Boat grounded after Berwick dolphin photographer rescue

Image copyright Diane Chalmers Image caption The Gypsey Race ran aground while rescuing a woman from “a dire situation” A boat ran aground rescuing a woman who had become stranded trying to take pictures of…


Parrot swears at London firefighter trying to rescue it from roof

Image copyright REX/Shutterstock Image caption Jessie’s owner became worried the parrot might be injured when it stayed on a London roof for three days A “foul-mouthed” parrot launched a four-letter tirade at a firefighter as…


Reigate supermarket rescue as toddlers left in hot car

Image copyright EPA Image caption Health warnings have been issued during this summer’s heatwave Two toddlers left alone in a hot vehicle in a supermarket car park were rescued by members of the public, police…


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