Stranded man rescued on Southport beach June 28th, 2015 Tom Latest News Shares Comments Photo by Izabela Łukowska Firefighters were called out to Southport Beach to rescue a man stranded on the mudflats, Saturday 27 June 2015. They were called out to the incident at around 7pm to the section of Southport Beach opposite Southport Pleasureland. They rescued a 57-year-old male who lay at the tide edge a mile out from shore. Firefighters assisted the man and brought both him and his motorised wheelchair back to a place of safety on shore. Paramedics were called and the man was taken to Southport & Formby District General Hospital. Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 Email [email protected] Facebook www.facebook.com/otsnews.co.uk Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Breaking local news as it happens, searchable archives with photographs, the ability to instantly comment on news articles – there are so many advantages to OTS (Onthespot) News. If you want your news read locally online then send it to [email protected]– relying only on the newspaper is to restrict yourself to an ever reducing audience. Related Comments comments!