INCIDENT 34/2019 – May 12th. Sun. 09.00hrs – Deepdale, Dent, Cumbria – Animal Incident

Two terrier dog’s had disappeared into a narrow cave fissure and only one had come back out.The dog’s owner and others had already done much work in an attempt to locate the dog and requested the help of CRO. Several CRO team members spent a full day breaking boulders and removing rock from a very narrow cave passage in an attempt to get further in. By the end of the…

INCIDENT 65/2018 – Nov. 20th Tue. 12.48hrs – Mealbank Quarry, Ingleton, North Yorkshire – Animal Rescue

A sheep was reported to be stranded on a ledge about 30m up on the quarry face and may have been there for two days. A team member abseiled down to its level, but the combination of criss-crossing, vegetated ledges and a rather lively young ewe made catching up with it, let alone wrestling it into a canvas bag, somewhat problematic. The member on the quarry face drew back, as…

INCIDENT 62/2018 – Oct. 25th Thu. 15.45hrs – Whit-a-Green, Horton in Ribblesdale, North Yorkshire – Animal Rescue

Natural England reported a ewe stranded in an un-named cave entrance whose stream runs into the Alum Pot system. In the evening, four CRO members went up and wrestled the sheep out, taking care not to drive it further in and into the stream-way. Volunteer hours: 8   TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon