A member of staff at Vale Royal Abbey Golf Club was stuck in the lift for 20 minutes on Saturday night.

General manager Ian Embury said the female staff member was the only person in the lift when it became stuck between the ground and first floor at 8pm.

He said Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service were called, but by the time they arrived the club management had succeeded in winching the lift to the first floor to enable the woman to get out.