Father and daughter team Derek and Kayleigh Smith came to the rescue of a dog and its owner in Ness yesterday afternoon (Wednesday April 8).

“Stornoway Coastguard Rescue team were tasked to assist Ness CRT following reports of a dog and its owner stuck down at the bottom of some cliffs at the Butt of Lewis.

"The owner and Bonnie the dog were both safely returned to the cliff top by rope technicians Derek and Kayleigh Smith, father and daughter, both members of the Ness CRT."

This was described in the official message on Facebook as an "excellent outcome."

The Stornoway Coastguard Rescue Team is on call 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to respond to those in need. 

Photographs from Stornoway Coastguard Rescue Team Facebook page.