INCIDENT 50/2019 – June 25th. Tue. 10.46hrs – Meal Bank Quarry, Ingleton, North Yorkshire – Animal Incident

A local farmer reported that one of his sheep and her two lambs were stuck on a ledge at the former quarry at Meal Bank, near Ingleton. He had spotted them there on Saturday and hoped that they would be motivated to find their own way down when they had eaten all the grass on their ledge. Three CRO personnel accessed the quarry face on foot and by rope; their…

INCIDENT 38/2019 – May 23rd Thu. 17.24hrs – Ellerbeck, Chapel le Dale, Ingleton, North Yorkshire – Animal Incident

A lamb was reported to be stranded, 3m down into a narrow fissure in surface rock, near Ellerbeck. Two team members attended and had little difficulty in rescuing the sheep, which the farmer took to a farm building to aid its recovery. Volunteer hours: 3 TwitterPrintFacebookemailLinkedinStumbleUpon

INCIDENT 65/2018 – Nov. 20th Tue. 12.48hrs – Mealbank Quarry, Ingleton, North Yorkshire – Animal Rescue

A sheep was reported to be stranded on a ledge about 30m up on the quarry face and may have been there for two days. A team member abseiled down to its level, but the combination of criss-crossing, vegetated ledges and a rather lively young ewe made catching up with it, let alone wrestling it into a canvas bag, somewhat problematic. The member on the quarry face drew back, as…