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…

NEW, SIMPLE, SAFETY ADVICE VIDEOS FOR DALES VISITORS

As readers of the CRO annual incident report,┬áRescue ’22, may recall, some of our members have been working with colleagues from the Upper Wharfedale Fell Rescue Association and volunteers from Mosaic (the organisation which aims to connect people from diverse communities with the outdoors) to produce a series of simple, short (max 2 minutes each) safety videos to be posted on YouTube. These can now be found on Mosaic’s YouTube…