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Sent in by John Kinsman, operations manager Coastwatch St Monans, east Fife Children rescued as dinghy blown out to sea A group of children were rescued after being blown out to sea on a dinghy at Broughty Ferry. The local lifeboat and coastguard teams were alerted after the youngsters got into trouble while on an …

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Sent in by John Kinsman, operations manager at Coastwatch St Monans, east Fife Major search A major rescue search was launched after a sighting of a person in the river Tay at Perth. Police were alerted after a member of the public reported seeing a person near Moncreiffe Island and officers were joined by personal …

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Sent in by John Kinsman, operations manager at Coastwatch St Monans, east Fife. Cliff fall A man was taken to hospital after falling from cliffs at Arbroath. A major rescue operation was launched after reports of a man had fallen at the cliffs which are more than 200ft at some points. Coastguard teams attended the …

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Sent in by John Kinsman, operations manager Coastwatch St Monans, east Fife Diver dies A man died after getting into difficulty in the water while diving near Kinghorn beach, Fife, on Sunday morning April 10th. Emergency services, including HM coastguard rescue helicopter were sent to the beach at around 10am after reports that a person …

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Sent in by John Kinsman, operations manager at Coastwatch St Monans, east Fife. Fife cliff fall A woman was airlifted to hospital in Edinburgh after falling from a cliff at Aberdour in Fife. Coastguards were called to the Fife coastal village following reports from the Scottish ambulance service of a fall. Rescue teams from Kinghorn, …

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Sent in by John Kinsman, operations manager Coastwatch St Monans. Featured image shows cliffs at Arbroath – see story below. Female rescued Coastwatch St Monans team were paged by HM Coastguards on Sunday February 20th at around 3pm to an incident on the coastal path near Ardross farm St Monans. Coastguards informed Coastwatch St Monans …

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Sent in by John Kinsman, operations manager at St Monans Coastwatch, east Fife. Featured image shows the newly appointed Coastguard Chaplain (see story below). Missing person search St Monans Coastwatch team were called in to action on Saturday 15th January to help in the search for a missing person. The team was paged by HM …

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Sent in by John Kinsman, operations manager at Coastwatch St Monans, east Fife. Featured image shows recent storm at St Monans. Coastwatch busy Coastwatch St Monans have had a very busy 2021. The station which celebrates its 10th year in 2022 carried daily lookout duties and foot patrols every day during the pandemic keeping seafarers …

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Sent in by John Kinsman, operations manager at Coastwatch St Monans, east Fife. Featured image shows the Bell Rock lighthouse. Dark days for Bell Rock Lighthouse The life-saving light went out on the world famous Bell Rock lighthouse of the Angus coast. Northern lighthouse board chiefs said a fault plunged the 211 year old shining …

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Marine News,¬†sent in by John Kinsman, station manager at Coastwatch St Monans, east Fife. Featured image shows the harbour at St Monans. Woman rescued in fall from chain walk A rescue operation was launched on the Fife coast when a woman fell and injured herself after falling at popular walking spot. The incident happened at …