Pony rescued from pond

17:24 03 December 2012

�

Archant

Specialist rescue team called to the scene.

A Shetland pony had to be rescued by a specialist team after becoming stuck in a small pond at Combe Raleigh.

Firefighters from Honiton together with a special rescue team responded to the incident, which occurred today (Monday) at 3.34pm, and helped to free the animal.

A spokesman for Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service said the crews used one line to rescue the pony.

0 comments

Other News Stories

23 minutes ago
Recycling bins on Church Street, Sidmouth. Ref shs 2844-04-16SH. Photo Simon Horn

EDDC picks winning bidder for seven-year recycling and refuse contract

Read more
06:30
Bag of dog mess fly-tipped on Woodbury Common

Members of the public are being called upon to help identify people who have been fly-tipping on Woodbury Common.

Read more
07:47
Carrie Southwell and Rob Smith with their first place trophy, festival organiser Jean Ransford, Julie Baker and Cohen Baulch and Lucy McKenny. Picture SUBMITTED

Coffee morning at Hawkchurch results in £200 for Dorset Air Ambulance

Read more
07:00
Honiton mayor, Caroline Kolek,  Ref mhh 02-16AW 7172. Picture: Alex Walton

Honiton’s mayor is calling on people to help ‘yarn-bomb’ the Thelma Hulbert Gallery’s (THG) garden to recognise the work carried out in town to help people living with dementia.

Read more
06:30
Stephen Fry

Comedian and TV presenter Stephen Fry has become the latest celebrity to back campaigners trying to save an Exmouth health facility.

Read more
06:00
Email your letters to sidmouth.letters@archant.co.uk.

‘If the ‘we can fix it’...then it’s back to the extinction option’

Read more
Yesterday, 18:30

Honiton Round Table is putting on a bingo session for seniors next week.

Read more
Yesterday, 16:30
Budleigh In Bloom celebrating winning gold at the 2015 Britain In Bloom South West competition. Ref exb 0545-40-15AW

People are being invited to attend Budleigh in Bloom’s AGM on Friday, February 12.

Read more
Yesterday, 16:25
North Devon Magistrates' Court.

Barnstaple’s crown court service - one of 86 to be axed across the UK - has not been used since 2012.

Read more

Local Weather

Rain

Rain

max temp: 5°C

min temp: 4°C

Most Read News

Great British Life

Great British Life

Place a family notice

Family Notices 24

Find a job in Devon



Local business directory

Devon's trusted business finder

FFind planning applications