Question: How many emergency service personnel does it take to rescue a youth from the top of one of Dumbarton's boulders?
Before I tell you the answer, more about the term 'ned'. In the UK, each region seems to have it's own terminology for it's 'colourfull local youth'. In some areas they are 'Scallies', 'asbo's' seems to have caught on too. But in Scotland they are known as NEDs, short for 'Non-Educated Delinquents'.
Dumbarton Rock has it's fair share of youngsters who use the venue to refine their graffiti-ing and bottle smashing skills as well as getting in some early practice at Scotland's national sport - binge drinking. Occasionally they will venture onto the rock. A tide mark of graffitti marks the high point at which the generations have reached.
On Friday three of them ventured to the top of one of the boulders. Two got down. The third was not so brave, and after an hour of being marooned he telephoned for rescue.
6 Fire Fighters
The Coast Guard and an RAF helicopter
There was a lot of discussion between the assembled professionals, until finally Sonnie Trotter, Cory Richards and Peter Roy scrambled up, put a harness on the lad and coaxed him down.
And finally, working hard:
Film making is hard work. Straight off the plane from Canada where she was filming a travel doc for BBC, Lynwen Griffiths gets a couple of hours sleep before our filming starts at Dumbarton.