Yearly archives: 2020


The team was called out this morning at 7:00am 29th June to assist Yorkshire Ambulance Service with an injured walker.  The gentleman was out walking in the Fleets Pond area of Barnsley when he landed awkwardly after a stream crossing and sustained fractures to both ankles.  The casualty was packaged […]

Callout To Injured Walker, Barnsley.


Over the May Bank Holiday weekend whilst out running in the Langsett area, a fellrunner discovered what he believed to be a Mortar Shell which he subsequently made team members aware of and gave a location of his find.  Two of our team members who have good knowledge in this […]

Live HI Explosive Found At Langsett


The team was called out on the 22nd May at 13:30hrs to assist Yorkshire Ambulance Service with an injured mountain biker in Grenoside Woods.   The casualty had taken a fall at speed and was experiencing lower back pain, as a precautionary measure, the casualty was immobilized including the use […]

Injured Mountain Biker In Grenoside Woods



The team was contacted last night at 23:30hrs, 24th May for two walkers lost somewhere above Far Black Clough.  The walkers had set off from the carpark at Torside to walk up the waterfalls in Middle Black Clough, once the walkers had reached the plateau above, darkness began to set […]

Callout For Two Lost Walkers



Yesterday’s second callout of the day came at 20:25hrs to assist Yorkshire Ambulance Service in the Mexborough area.  An elderly gentleman whilst out walking collapsed with suspected heart problems. With the casualty being over 600m from the nearest road, the gentleman was packaged ready for a stretcher carry back to […]

Callout to Mexborough



 Please read below the latest information released by Mountain Rescue England and Wales. With the current situation, our open spaces are being overwhelmed by people going out to get fresh air which is having a huge impact on people being able to safely social distance themselves, lot’s are showing plane […]

COVID-19


The team was called out today at 14:57hrs to assist Yorkshire Ambulance Service at Langsett Reservoir. A 32-year-old female was experiencing an allergic reaction and needed assistance. After 2 doses of adrenaline by paramedics, the casualty was warmed in one of our Blizzard Bags while the effects of the allergic […]

Callout to Langsett


Sadly today we have to report the passing of one of our team members. Abbie was the team Search Dog for over 10 years and was an important and integral part of any operations we conducted. Abbie was a Border Collie and like her sister Pepper carried a slight deformity, […]

Passing of Search Dog Abbie.



The team was called out today, 7th March at 14:26hrs to an injured mountain biker in Grenoside Woods. Luckily, a fellow mountain biker, also an off duty medic witnessed the casualty in a state of unconsciousness and was able to care for the gentleman until MRT arrived. The casualty was […]

Callout to Grenoside Woods


Thank you to all that joined us on our guided walk yesterday, 29th feb, hopefully you all had a great time seeking out the elusive Mountain Hare and luckily getting to see one in it’s full winter coat, great weather as well as the group took on the 10 mile […]

Guided Mountain Hare Walk


Following on from the success of our last guided walk, we have the pleasure of enclosing the details of our next one to be held on Saturday 29th Feb. This is a great opportunity to explore the amazing Peak District with a good chance of spotting this wonderful animal, only […]

Upcoming Guided Walk



Sunday the 2nd Feb, team members and supporters provided safety cover at the annual Mickleden Straddle fell race. Well done to the 188 runners that took part, slightly warmer than in previous years but occasionally very bleak in places when the weather came in.

Mickleden Straddle


Today, Sunday the 19th Jan, some of our newer team members had their S-92 Coastguard helicopter familiarisation. This is a vital part of mountain rescue training as certain callouts require the assistance of the Maritime and Coastguard Agency. It’s important that team members understand and know how to work safely […]

Helicopter Training