Rescue ’22 out now!

Rescue 22, our look back at the incidents from last year has now been published. You can view the electronic copy here. Alternatively, If you’re passing the depot in Clapham you can pick up a copy now, and it’s available in the Co-op in the centre of Settle. We’ll be getting it out to lots of outlets in the area over the coming weeks, so make sure to get a…

INCIDENT 14/2022 – MARCH 9th Wed 15.17 Ingleton, North Yorkshire – Local Incident

A call was received by North Yorkshire Police to a walker (f,67) suffering from exhaustion and unable to continue. Unfortunately, the only information on location was an incorrect What3Words location, suggesting they were in the middle of Ingleton. Attempts to verify their location using Phonefind, our mobile location tool, were unsuccessful. A team member proceeded towards the Waterfalls Walk exit to Storrs Common, whilst a colleague re-contacted police to see…

INCIDENT 13/2022 – MARCH 5th Sat 16.34 Pennine Bridleway, above Langcliffe, North Yorkshire – Mountain Rescue

A walker (f,67) slipped on mud and sustained an injury to her right ankle. Team members based in the Ribblesdale area responded with CRO2 and our all terrain vehicle, CRO4. Prior to the team’s arrival, a member of a neighbouring team, and his Doctor wife, happened across the incident and rendered assistance. After an assessment and suitable splinting, the casualty was conveyed back to the road at Langcliffe and then…

INCIDENT 12/2022 – MARCH 4th Fri 12.23 Ing Scar, Watlowes Dry Valley, North Yorkshire – Animal Incident

A walker contacted North Yorkshire Police to report a cow that thad fallen from height and received multiple injuries, including apparently broken legs. At NYP’s request, CRO sent a duty controller to assess the incident. It was found that the cow had suffered unsurvivable injuries. Having ascertained ownership of the beast, it was humanely euthanised at the scene by a local farmer, and the incident was left in their hands.…