ALERT Only – Aug 23rd Mon. 16.39 – Gordale Scar, Malham, North Yorkshire – Alert No. 8 of 2021

A walker was reported to be having difficulty with his dog, which was described as ‘panicking’, near the top of the lower fall in Gordale Scar. When the duty controller phoned the reporting person, he was told that other walkers had helped the walker and dog up to safety. CRO’s assistance was not needed. Volunteer hours: 0.25   TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon

INCIDENT 05/2021 – Mar. 23rd Tue. 15.32 – Mealbank Quarry, Ingleton, North Yorkshire. – Animal Incident

A pregnant ewe had been seen on a ledge on the former quarry at Mealbank, but was left for a day or two to find its own way off, as it became hungry. When this did not happen, the farmer asked for CRO’s assistance. Unfortunately the sheep was more frightened of its rescuer than of the drop from high on the quarry face and leapt off, as he abseiled over…

INCIDENT 82/2019 – Sep 22nd. Sun. 18.20hrs – Whernside, North Yorkshire – Animal Rescue

A family asked for help in finding their two dogs, missing on Whernside.  One dog had taken a tumble down the steep slope and into the mist, from near the summit.  The other had chased after it and, while both could be heard barking, they could not be seen. Three team members joined one of the adults in searching for the dogs and visiting local farms, but found nothing. Soon…