INCIDENT 07/2021 – Apr. 3rd Sat. 12.55 – B6479 road, South of Horton in Ribblesdale, North Yorkshire. – Local Incident

While driving towards Horton in Ribblesdale, two CRO members, in a team Land Rover, came across a road traffic collision which had occurred only moments earlier. Driving a vehicle marked as an ambulance they felt obliged to stop and offer assistance until the statutory emergency services arrived. They were able to provide care and pain relief for the injured motor-cyclist (m, 52?) until he could be handed over to the…

INCIDENT 84/2020 – Dec. 25th Christmas Day. 17.29 – Ingleborough, North Yorkshire – Mountain Incident

A friend reported a solo Three Peaks walker (m, 44) ‘lost  .  .  .  .  cold, alone and disorientated  .  .  .  .  with minimum food and not appropriately dressed  .  .  .  .  approximately 500m from the top of Ingleborough and now lost’.  The misper’s car was identified in Horton in Ribblesdale and, with no further information to go on and no communication with the misper, the Duty Controller…

Alert only – Oct. 10th. Sat. 23.34hrs – Ingleborough – Alert No. 6 of 2020

North Yorkshire Police passed on an alert that five ‘experienced walkers’ had not descended from Ingleborough. The duty controller was unable to contact the caller and only one of the PhoneFind messages sent to the three phones of the missing party was received (i.e. two phones were switched off, unavailable or had a dead battery). NYP then advised that the missing walkers had just arrived back in Horton in Ribblesdale.…

Alert only – Oct. 7th. Wed. 19.51hrs – Beecroft Hall, Horton in Ribblesdale – Alert No. 5 of 2020

The CRO Duty Controller was advised that a father and son had almost completed the Three Peaks walk, but that the father was unable to continue beyond an unoccupied farm. With a location confirmed by PhoneFind, the son agreed to continue and to return to the farm buildings with his car. He undertook to phone the Duty Controller when both were safe, in case any help was needed.  Some while…