Incident 20/2018 – May 10th Thu. 19.15 Shout Scar, Thornton in Lonsdale, North Yorkshire – Animal Rescue

A passer-by reported that a lamb was stranded on a ledge on Shout Scar, Kingsdale.  The duty controller went to investigate, but couldn’t quite reach the lamb. While two other members were en route to assist,the duty controller found that if he changed position, he could just reach, so he grabbed the animal and returned it to its mother.             Volunteer hours: 5   TwitterPrintFacebookGoogle+emailLinkedinStumbleUpon

Alert – May 8th Tue. 16.13 Gaping Gill area, Clapham, North Yorkshire – Alert only

Two 13-year old students (f) were reported missing from a school group between Gaping Gill and Ingleborough Cave. However, just as the duty controller was telephoning North Yorkshire Police’s Force Control Room for more information, they were reported to have been found.         Volunteer hours: Negligible.   TwitterPrintFacebookGoogle+emailLinkedinStumbleUpon

Alert – Apr. 24th Tue. 17.08 Ingleborough, North Yorkshire – Alert only

Members of a practice expedition group (3 m, 1 f; 16-18) reported themselves ‘lost at the summit of Ingleborough Hill’. Use of SARloc showed them to be on the path across Simon Fell Breast, which leads to Horton in Ribblesdale. They were persuaded to continue and were met, a few minutes later, by their supervisors, eventually reaching their camp-site, rather wet.         Volunteer hours: 1+.   TwitterPrintFacebookGoogle+emailLinkedinStumbleUpon