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Resources for Children

The CRO web-site now has some small contributions to keeping your children occupied, while you are locked down/up/in with them, against everyone’s will.😁 Fun cartoons, colouring page, maze, quiz and crossword are all there. if you have similar activities about safety in the outdoors, and you would like to share them, feel free to send them to You’ll find the resources at TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon

INCIDENT 16/2020 – Mar. 17th. Tue. 12.57hrs – Mealbank Quarry, Ingleton, Animal Incident

A farmer contacted the team, concerned for a pregnant ewe that had been stuck on a ledge on the quarry face since sunday. A small team responded, and were able to (eventually) bring the ewe back up to the field on top of the quarry. Being pregnant, team members weren’t able to be quite as ‘robust’ as we usually are when carrying out animal rescues. Definitely not ‘Much adewe about…

INCIDENT 1/2020 – Jan. 4th. Sat. 1656hrs – Lancaster Hole, Casterton Fell, Cumbria – Cave Incident

The team were called by Cumbria Police to reports of an overdue cave diver at Lancaster Hole on Casterton Fell, Cumbria. 40 CRO team members and members of the Northern section of the Cave Diving Group (CDG) responded.. As well as searching from the point where the cave diver entered Lancaster Hole downstream passage1, other entrances and possible exits were also searched by team members and a cave diver, in…