Kent

Botany Bay cliff fall man winched to safety

A man has been rescued by firefighters after falling from a cliff in Kent.

Kent Fire and Rescue said they were called to Botany Bay in Broadstairs just before 23:30 BST on Saturday.

The man, who is in his early 20s, had to be winched to safety on a spinal board from the beach at the base of the cliff by its line rescue team.

He was taken to hospital suffering from head injuries and numbness to the side of his body, but his condition was not thought to be serious.

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