Incident 23/2016 – Apr. 20th Wed. 13:10 – Thorney Rigg, Kingsdale, North Yorkshire – Animal Rescue.

It’s Wednesday, so it must be…Sheep Rescue! The team were called by a caver who had discovered a sheep stuck in a 4 foot deep rift near Turbary Road, which he was unable to free by himself. The team members who attended used  small tools to remove a small amount of rock to improve access, and were able to release the sheep and bring it to the surface. The sheep…

Incident 15/2016 – Mar. 23rd Wed. 13:38 – Meal Bank Quarry, Ingleton, North Yorkshire – Animal Rescue

The team were called to a sheep reportedly stuck on a ledge, above the quarry. A team of four members attended, and as they began to descend, the sheep (the same sheep from last week?) performed the same self rescue action, and returned to the field. Until next time… Volunteer hours: 4 TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon

Incident 12/2016 – Mar. 15th Tue. 10:42 – Meal Bank Quarry, Ingleton – Animal Rescue

The team were called by a farmer, concerned for a ewe in lamb, which had become stranded on a ledge on the quarry face. A small party abseiled down to the ledge from above, and were able to encourage the sheep to ‘self rescue’ up the craggy gully down which she had approached the ledge. Volunteer hours:12 TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon