POLICE SAY ‘THANK YOU’ TO NORTH YORKSHIRE RESCUE TEAMS

North Yorkshire Police said ‘Thank you!’ to the six voluntary search and rescue teams which cover the county at a presentation, yesterday evening. Assistant Chief Constable Elliot Foskett expressed appreciation to representatives of the teams for their efforts, on behalf of the Force, in saving lives and keeping people safe during the past two difficult years.

ROAD CLOSURE – HORTON IN RIBBLESDALE – CLARIFICATION

For those of our readers who are visitors to Ribblesdale, please be aware that the B6479 is closed to all traffic at the southerly of the two road bridges near The Crown, in Horton in Ribblesdale. The closure is posted for the remainder of November and to 2nd December. As the initial signs at Bridge End, Settle and the B6479/ B6255 junction at Ribblehead stated simply that the road was…

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ENTRIES FOR CRO CHALLENGE 2023 NOW LIVE!

We’re delighted to tell you that the website for signing up for next year’s CRO Ingleborough Challenge is now live! 2022 saw our biggest ever event, with the most entries in any single year – can you help us beat that number for 2023? Full details of the event (12 mile Clapham circuit or the marathon) are on the event website at https://crochallenge.wordpress.com/ We look forward to seeing you on…

INCIDENT 74/2022  SEP. 10th SAT. 12.17 GORDALE SCAR, MALHAM, NORTH YORKSHIRE – MOUNTAIN INCIDENT

YAS called for CRO’s assistance when a walker (m, 65) was reported to have fallen 3m (10ft) from the waterfall at Gordale Scar, but was conscious and breathing. YAS paramedics from the Yorkshire Air Ambulance were first on scene and, having bandaged his head wound, discussed walking the patient carefully to a road ambulance near Gordale House. The first CRO vehicle and team members stood by near the scene, available…