Pedestrian In Collision With A BMW On The Avenue On Friday Night
Thirsty Cow Rescued From Mud
A young cow was rescued from an impending high tide by firefighters after it tried to grab a cooling drink from a Southampton river.
The nine-month-old Belgian blue got stuck in mud trying to reach the River Hamble near Manor Farm Country Park in Lower Swanwick at around 15:50 on Thursday July 18th.
Animal rescue specialist Buster Brown, assisted by firefighters from Lyndhurst and Hightown, faced a race against time to free the calf before high tide.
Watch Manager Brown said: "The farmer had allowed his herd of around 20 young calves into the field for the first time and this one had tried to get down to the river for a drink.
"It got stuck in mud around 20m from the hard shingle bank so we attached a strop around its upper torso and and were able to ease it out, sliding the calf across the mud to safety.
"The tide had begun to turn so we had to work quickly and efficiently to ensure the animal was clear of the water before the high tide."
The calf was released by 17.15 and was unharmed.
Officers say many of those were after people didn't secure their car properly.
James Hemming pleaded guilty to wounding with intent after a 17-year-old girl was badly injured in Fratton.
Dorset and Hampshire officers will be carrying out extra patrols until New Year's Day.
Recently Played Tracks
Deposit £10 to get a £40 Welcome Bonus - That's £50 to play bingo, slots and more!*
Over 50 tracks to make you feel-good. New album out now...
Find your local four day weather report here.
What's happening on the roads where you are?
Make Heart the soundtrack to your day and you could be a winner with great prizes up for grabs throughout the day.
Find out more about some of the companies advertising on Heart.
Get some great ideas on how to advertise your business on radio, online and on mobile.