Cliff rescue

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Coastguard teams were called to assist a 44 year old man last night (Sunday) who had fallen off a cliff at Garrabost on Lewis.

The Stornoway Coastguard helicopter attended at 7.40pm and the man was winched to safety and taken to Western Isles Hospital.

The emergency call was made by the man himself and he was also assisted by the Stornoway Cliff Coastguard Group at the scene.

The helicopter was met at Western Isles Hospital by the Ness Cliff Coastguard group.