A caller was concerned that a group of nine friends and family — youngest four years old — had set off from near Ribblehead for Pen y ghent at 15.30 and had not returned. She had been unable to contact them by phone and described them as not dressed for the environment and having no food or drink. The CRO Duty Controller put the team on stand-by and sent two…
The team were called upon by Upper Wharfedale Fell Rescue Association (UWFRA) to potentially assist with an ongoing rescue they had in Goyden Pot. A number of members were placed on stand-by but were ultimately not deployed as UWFRA were able to resolve the incident successfully themselves. A good outcome for our neighbours and partners at UWFRA.
North Yorkshire Police asked for CRO’s assistance following a report that a group of Three Peaks walkers could not locate one of their members who had become tired and had agreed to wait for the others while they finished the route. While the duty controller was speaking to the police to obtain further information, the group called back to advise that they had found the missing walker. Volunteer hours: 1
North Yorkshire Police asked for CRO’s assistance following the report of a missing person, believed to be at risk of harm. Team members were alerted and preparing to set off when NYP officers found the misper, safe, near Janet’s Foss. The team stood down. Volunteer hours: 3