Alert – Mar. 17th Sat. 20.15 Three Peaks area, North Yorkshire – Alert only

Four walkers (all m) were reported overdue on a Three Peaks walk, with a strong, bitterly cold wind blowing the snow. They had left the Station Inn, Ribblehead, at 07.00, being seen to head towards Whernside. Fortunately, they returned to the Inn (thirteen and a half hours later), just as the duty controller was phoning other pubs in the area. Volunteer time: 15 minutes   TwitterPrintFacebookGoogle+emailLinkedinStumbleUpon

Alert – Mar. 4th Sun. 16.53 Keld Head, Kingsdale, North Yorkshire – Alert only

A member of the public found unattended caving equipment near the resurgence at Keld Head, and raised concerns with the police. The duty controller attended the site with a constable, and after making enquiries established that the items had been left the previous day, and no persons were at risk. The items were removed so they could be returned to the owner. Volunteer hours: 2 TwitterPrintFacebookGoogle+emailLinkedinStumbleUpon

Alert – Mar. 1st Thu. 14.00 Severe Weather Event, North Yorkshire – Alert only

North Yorkshire County Council asked for availability of all North Yorkshire teams to provide a crewed vehicle for county wide response, if required, during the anticipated heavy snow. Following a teleconference, it was decided that the county was not as severely hit as anticipated, and any requests for assistance from teams would continue to be via the normal callout procedures. Volunteer hours: 1 The area covered by CRO appeared to…

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 TwitterPrintFacebookGoogle+emailLinkedinStumbleUpon