INCIDENT 62/2018 – Oct. 25th Thu. 15.45hrs – Whit-a-Green, Horton in Ribblesdale, North Yorkshire – Animal Rescue

Natural England reported a ewe stranded in an un-named cave entrance whose stream runs into the Alum Pot system. In the evening, four CRO members went up and wrestled the sheep out, taking care not to drive it further in and into the stream-way. Volunteer hours: 8   TwitterPrintFacebookGoogle+emailLinkedinStumbleUpon

Incident 43/2018 – Jul. 13th Fri 21.30 Stock Pot(?), Ingleborough Common, Ingleton, North Yorkshire – Animal Rescue

A sheep was reported to be stranded, about 5m down, in a pot somewhere above High Leys, on Ingleborough. The farmer who reported it offered a guide, to locate it, if CRO would rescue it the following morning.  Three members, In a CRO Land Rover, followed their guide up to the Gritstone Pot area, then explored on foot, before finding a lamb in a lesser-known pot-hole, near Gritstone Pot (overlooking…

Incident 20/2018 – May 10th Thu. 19.15 Shout Scar, Thornton in Lonsdale, North Yorkshire – Animal Rescue

A passer-by reported that a lamb was stranded on a ledge on Shout Scar, Kingsdale.  The duty controller went to investigate, but couldn’t quite reach the lamb. While two other members were en route to assist,the duty controller found that if he changed position, he could just reach, so he grabbed the animal and returned it to its mother.             Volunteer hours: 5   TwitterPrintFacebookGoogle+emailLinkedinStumbleUpon