A MAN was taken to hospital after a fall in the Ceiriog Valley.

North East Wales Search and Rescue (NEWSAR) and Wales Air Ambulance helped North Wales Police after a man fell down a steep slope near Llanarmon DC yesterday (Saturday, August 16).

A NEWSAR spokesman said: "We worked with them to provide immediate first aid, then extracted the casualty on our stretcher down to our Landrover.

"The casualty was then transferred to the air ambulance helicopter and taken to hospital.

"Thanks to the members of the casualties group for their assistance. We hope the man makes a swift recovery."