Diggers brought in to rescue spaniel stuck five feet underground
A dog stuck in an underground pipe after chasing a rabbit had to be rescued with a JCB.
Spencer the cocker spaniel was five feet underground for three days after his unfortunate incident at Tilsley Park in Abingdon, Oxfordshire, on Saturday night.
Special cameras located him alive beneath the astroturf pitch in Dunmore Road.
Thames Water and Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue Service helped with the mission, with workers given permission by the site’s owner, Abingdon School, to dig up the pitch in an operation which is set to cost thousands of pounds.
Spencer’s owner Kat Athey posted about his... read more
- 12:17 Voluntary sector strength in north Northumberland is demonstrated
- 10:22 'Last chance' to save 'too tall' Stoke-on-Trent house
- 10:22 Girlfriend of man with fake Popeye arms wants him to get...
- 14:18 VIDEO: Police on the scene of Birmingham Road incident
- 10:43 Thousands of Brits could get £10,000 in benefits compensation after...
- 12:17 Motorcyclist killed in collision on the A15 Leasingham named
- 12:20 Watch: Drugged-up teen smashes into car in police chase
- 12:17 Live as 'power cut' hits large section of Hull city centre
- 14:18 BBC 'plan' as the region proves poor relation once more
- 14:18 Police use baton round and Taser to bring down armed suspect before...
- 14:18 NHS boss wants Lancashire learning disability unit closed
- 12:17 Drivers warned of ‘white van tan’ dangers as UK continues to heat up
- 14:18 Mum wins fight for daughter’s education
- 14:18 The Politically Speaking column with Tracy Brabin MP
- 14:18 New TV probe into death at Hucknall men’s holiday apartment
- 12:17 Roy Keane 'tempted to foul child' in throwback vid with 12-year-old...
- 12:20 There really was a bull in a Lancashire china shop
- 12:20 Hope Akpan helped make Sean Scannell's mind up to move from...
- 12:17 Multi-vehicle crash causes delays on A19
- 14:18 School says goodbye to long-serving head
- 12:20 Armed robbery at Sutton pawnbrokers
- 12:20 Man wielding longbow arrested in Rugby
- 12:17 School’s global community project in 2008
- 12:17 Burnley ultra-marathon man set for 3,000-mile charity challenge
- 12:17 Fun for all the family at Clowne Gala
- 12:17 Driver who ran over Chris Boardman's mum to face new trial
- 12:17 Carlisle's A689 bypass reopens following two-vehicle crash
- 12:17 Impatient BMW driver with PN15 numberplate avoids Doncaster traffic...
- 12:17 Special investigation: Hidden epidemic of military suicides
- 12:17 Police investigation after Ellesmere Port pensioner, 82, dies in M6...