Incident 23/2016 – Apr. 20th Wed. 13:10 – Thorney Rigg, Kingsdale, North Yorkshire – Animal Rescue.

It’s Wednesday, so it must be…Sheep Rescue! The team were called by a caver who had discovered a sheep stuck in a 4 foot deep rift near Turbary Road, which he was unable to free by himself. The team members who attended used  small tools to remove a small amount of rock to improve access, and were able to release the sheep and bring it to the surface. The sheep…

Incident 22/2016 – April 15th Fri. 14.07 – Malham Cove, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

A walker (f,70) damaged her left knee after slipping whilst crossing wet limestone pavement on top of Malham Cove. Team members made the casualty comfortable whilst the Yorkshire Air Ambulance crew tended to her injury. She was then carried by stretcher to the air ambulance, for an airlift to hospital. Volunteer hours: 26 Photographs of the incident can be seen on Neil Webster’s facebook page here TwitterPrintFacebookGoogle+emailLinkedinStumbleUpon

Incident 21/2016 – April 13th Tue. 15.05 – Janet’s Foss, Malham, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

A walker (m,69) was reported to have fallen and suffered an ankle injury on a wooded path near Janet’s Foss. Team members quickly transported the walker by stretcher to a CRO vehicle, and he was then driven to a road ambulance at Malham National Park Visitor Centre for transfer to hospital. Volunteer hours: 24 TwitterPrintFacebookGoogle+emailLinkedinStumbleUpon

Incident 20/2016 – April 12th Tue. 15.05 – Whernside, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

The team were called by North Yorkshire Police to a member of a D of E party (f,17) trapped in a bog and sinking, on ‘Whernside, east of Deepdale’. CRO teams searched the area around their last known location, but had difficulty locating them due to poor visibility. Regular contact with the party by phone and assistance from Great North Air Ambulance which attempted to spot the party eventually led…