Incident 1/2018 – Jan. 8th Mon. 13.10 Moughton Scar, Crummackdale, North Yorkshire – Animal Rescue

The team’s first call of 2018 occurred when we were contacted by a local farmer, concerned for a sheep that had become stuck about 40 foot up a crag. A small team attended and met with the farmer, and then proceeded to extricate the sheep. The sheep was returned to it’s flock on the fell unharmed. Volunteer hours: 15

Alert Only – Dec. 28th Thu. 08.30 – Staithes, Whitby, North Yorkshire, -Police assist

The team were contacted by Cleveland MRT and asked for availability for search of disused railway tunnels in the Whitby area, for a missing person. Team members were asked to declare their availability in preparation for sending a party to assist. Fortunately, the missing person was found safe and well at about 1130, and no action was required by the team. Volunteer hours: 1

Saltaire Striders donate £800 to the team.

Mel Akeroyd of Saltaire Striders Running Club has supported our Ingleborough Challenge fundraising event for the last 5 years, since her sister was rescued by the team on Pen-y-ghent. She very kindly nominated the team for the running club’s annual charity donation, and on Thursday 7th December, 2 members of our team attended their Christmas meeting and were presented with a cheque for £800. Thank you Saltaire Striders, and especially…

Alert Only – Dec. 8th Fri. 12.04 – Scaleber Force, North Yorkshire, RTC

Whilst incident 88 was in progress, a call was received from Yorkshire Ambulance Service to a report of a vehicle in the stream above Scaleber Force, with person’s trapped, and ambulance crews having difficulty accessing the incident due to road conditions. Police officers in attendance at our Depot due to the ongoing incident, were able to confirm that the two occupants had been removed from the vehicle and were being…