March 27, 2006
which disappeared over steeps cliffs at Brean Down is not found
couple who lost their dog when it ran over the edge of cliffs
at Brean Down returned on Monday for a renewed attempt to try
and find the animal.
despite a big search of the area, David Staynings, 43, and Diana
Benjamin, 44, from Bristol did not find Blue, their four-year-old
Sunday, the dog had been enjoying a walk with its owners when
it spotted a rabbit and suddenly ran towards the cliffs, disappearing
over the edge.
and Diana were unable to find the animal and Coastguards from
Burnham-On-Sea joined in the hunt amid concern that the couple
might put themselves at risk by searching for themselves. But
the search was fruitless and was called off at 9pm on Sunday.
Monday morning, the owners returned to the Down again to see if
they could find Blue - but they were unsuccessful.
told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "We've given up just about all hope
now. We looked over the rocks, along the beach, and also went
to the cafe, but there was no sign."
Blue fell over the edge, he's probably a goner. If not, then he
might possibly still turn up and someone will hopefully return
calls off search for missing dog
team rescues man at Brean Down Fort
rescued from Brean Down fort
rescued by Coastguards at Brean Down
Coastguard rehearses helicopter mud rescue
Burnham-On-Sea Coastguard Web site