A CLIMBER was airlifted to hospital with hip and back injuries.

The female climber was airlifted from Dancing Ledge yesterday afternoon and taken to Poole Hospital by the Portland coastguard helicopter.

Coastguard rescue teams from St Aldhelm’s Head helped the South West Ambulance service and the helimeds to rescue the casualty.

Coastguards said the woman had hip and back injuries.

More to follow.