INCIDENT 86/2020 – Dec. 30th. 02.28 – Lythe Fell Road, Lancashire. – Local Incident

Lancashire Constabulary asked CRO to investigate a request for help when a man and two small children became stranded in their car on Lythe Fell (on the High Bentham to Slaidburn road, 8 km / 5 miles South of High Bentham). The duty controller confirmed their position, using PhoneFind, and took a small team in two Land Rovers, to give assistance. The road was so icy that they stopped 200m…

INCIDENT 85/2020 – Dec. 28th. 17.36 – Ingleborough, North Yorkshire – Local Incident

NYP received a report of an orange flare over Ingleborough and asked CRO to investigate. Although doubtful that anyone would be in distress, given how few walkers carry flares and the other methods of communication available, these days, controllers recorded the registration marks of vehicles parked around the hill. One of them returned later and found that all vehicles had been driven away. No further action was taken. Volunteer hours:…

INCIDENT 82/2020 – Dec. 3rd Thu. 16.18 – The Kingsdale road above Long Gill, Thornton in Lonsdale, North Yorkshire – Local Incident

A motorist called NYP when he and his partner became stuck in the first snow of the winter on the road to Deepdale/Dentdale, above Kingsdale Head. A small CRO team, in a Land Rover, soon recovered them and a supermarket delivery van. ‘CRO makes it!’ Volunteer Hours: 10 TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon

INCIDENT 81/2020 – Nov. 29th Sun. 15.42 – Blea Moor / Ribblehead area, Ingleton, North Yorkshire – Mountain Incident

As members were back at Clapham, cleaning the Whernside mud from equipment, a further call was received. A member of a family party (f, 13) was reported to have separated from her parents on Blea Moor at about 14.30. When the parents returned to their car, she was nowhere to be seen, so NYP and CRO personnel were organised to search. As the first CRO team, with a search dog,…