Incident 27/2017 – Apr. 30th Sun. 17.32 – Whernside, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

The team were called to a walker (m,78) suffering a lower leg injury, and unable to make progress on Whernside. Contact with the caller established that the casualty had health conditions which were impacting on his ability to continue walking, and had become very cold. Two team vehicles went to the aqueduct in Little Dale and team members proceeded up the hill to reach the casualty. After assessment by a…

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Incident 26/2017 – Apr. 29th Sat. 16.24 – Giggleswick Scar, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue.

The team were requested by Yorkshire Ambulance Service to attend a report of a person (f, 37) ‘fallen from a wall, 200m from Settle Golf Club’. Because of an ongoing incident, a reduced team responded from Horton in Ribblesdale to provide assistance to the ambulance service. On arrival, the team members discovered that the incident involved a climber who had suffered a 3m fall from Giggleswick Scar, sustaining a displaced…

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Incident 25/2017 – Apr. 29th Sat. 15.34 – Great Knoutberry, Cumbria – Mountain Rescue.

The team were called by Cumbria Police to a report of a gyrocopter crashed on the summit of Great Knoutberry Hill, above Dentdale. Two vehicles and personnel, just finishing providing cover for the Three Peaks Fell Race, were dispatched from Horton in Ribblesdale. Team members arrived at the crash site just as the Great North Air Ambulance took off with two casualties, suffering minor injuries on board, for transport to…

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Thanks for all your support! #TheCoopWay @coopuk.

Today (13th April 2017) we have been given the good news that we have been awarded a total of £1,921.95 for our Cooperative Local Community Fund-raising project at the Settle store, which finished on 8 April. This money will be going towards equipping our Swift Water Response team. We would just like to give a tremendous THANK YOU to everyone who chose us as their preferred cause when shopping at…

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