Incidents


The map above provides a summary of the location of all of our incidents recorded since 2010. Clicking on the map markers will show you the details of each incident. There are also separate summaries for incidents in the years 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 20142015, 2016 and 2017.

2010-01: December 1st 2010 (YAS Assist)

Called by Yorkshire Ambulance Service to assist with the evacuation of stranded motorists on A57 between Anston and Worksop. With over 150 people needing help to reach safe shelter in South Anston assistance was called from EMRT and CVSRT. BBC News[Edit]

2010-02: December 2nd 2010 (YAS Assist)

Continuation of previous day’s incident giving further assistance to YAS at various locations. Stood down at 19:45 hours.[Edit]

2010-03: December 17th 2010 (Search)

Search dog Abbie called to assist HVMRT with a search for a 79 yr old in Outwood Nr Wakefield. Found at 12.00 by dog walkers, alive but Hypothermic.[Edit]

2010-04: December 28th 2010 (Search)

Search dogs Abbie and Dodge called to assist CVSRT with a search on Ilkley Moor for a 66yr old male. Stood down after searches were completed. Nothing found.[Edit]

2011-01: February 19th 2011 (SARDA)

Search Dogs called to assist Holme Valley Team in a search in Wakefield, West Yorkshire: Missing Person was found safe later the same day.

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2011-02: February 21st 2011 (Multi-Team)

Called by Glossop Team at 19:30 to assist with search for two males reported lost in poor visibility on Bleaklow. Searched the Northern edges without result. They were found by Search Dog handler Mick Nield in the Alport. SK 115 942.

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2011-03: February 26th 2011 (YAS Assist)

Call from Yorkshire Ambulance Service to respond to Wharncliffe where a woman had fallen from a horse, injuring her collar bone and possibly her spine. Evacuated by Woodhead with YAS to Air Ambulance. SK 318 950.[Edit]

2011-04: March 5th 2011 (SARDA)

Search Dogs called to assist Kinder, Buxton & Edale Teams in a search for 2 walkers benighted on Kinder Scout

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2011-05: March 27th 2011 (SARDA)

Search Dogs called to assist Calder Valley Team in a search for a missing 52 year old man in surrounding areas of Sowerby Bridge, West Yorkshire. SE 024 236

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2011-06: April 9th 2011 (SARDA)

Search Dogs called to assist Derby Team in a missing person search in the Chesterfield area. The missing person was found safe and well, outside of the search area.

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2011-07: April 13th 2011 (SARDA)

Search Dogs called to assist Derby Team in a search for a missing 41 year old man in the surrounds of Hardwick Hall near Chesterfield.

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2011-08: April 14th 2011 (SARDA)

Search Dogs called to assist Derby Team with the continued search for the missing 41 year old man near Chesterfield. BBC Derby News

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2011-09: April 16th 2011 (Snatch)

Whilst out walking near Black Hill, a team member encountered a 29 year old mountain biker who had parted company with his bike. The mountain biker was treated for his injuries before being assisted back to the road.

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2011-10: April 17th 2011 (Multi-Team)

Called at 20:10 to assist Glossop and Edale Teams in the search for a fell runner on Bleaklow. The runner was located and taken back to the road by Police Helicopter as teams were being deployed. SK121 940

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2011-11: April 21st 2011 (Multi-Team)

Called at 15:15 to assist Glossop, Kinder, Edale & Buxton Teams in a missing person search at Snake Summit. SK088 929

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2011-12: April 22nd 2011 (Multi-Team)

Called at 08:00 to assist in continuation of previous day’s search.[Edit]

2011-13: April 29th 2011 (SARDA)

Search Dogs called to assist Kinder Team in a missing person search near Higher Poynton, Cheshire. Stood down en route.

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2011-14: May 7th 2011 (SARDA)

Search Dogs called at 00:00 to assist with missing person search.[Edit]

2011-15: May 7th 2011 (Multi-Team)

Joint call of Woodhead & Glossop Teams to assist North West Air Ambulance with the evacuation of a 19 year old male from Sheffield who had fallen 10m, breaking his hip and arm, whilst scrambling.

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2011-16: May 8th 2011 (SARDA)

Search Dogs called at 22:10 to assist Edale MRT with search for missing group on Kinder Scout.

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2011-17: June 17th 2011 (SARDA)

Search Dogs called at 09:00 to assist Swaledale Team in the search for a 62 year old male.[Edit]

2011-18: July 4th 2011 (SARDA)

Search Dogs called at 09:50 to assist Calder Valley Team in serach for a 47 year old male near Morely, Leeds.

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2011-19: July 6th 2011 (YAS Assist)

Called at 21:12 to assist paramedics with evacuation of male mountain biker from Warncliffe Woods who had sustained hip injuries.[Edit]

2011-20: 10th October 2011 – 17:20 (SARDA)

Team Search dogs called to assist Oldham MRT and other search dog teams from Calder Valley, Glossop and Buxton MRT's with a missing person search in Cheadle Heath, Stockport

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2011-21: 11th November 2011 – 16:25 (SARDA)

Team Serch Dogs called to assist Kinder, Buxton and Glossop teams for a search on the western side of Kinder Plateau for a missing walker. Dog teams were stood down on route when the walker was found close to Kinder Downfall.

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2011-22: 27th November 2011 – 11:00 (SARDA)

Team search dogs called on 27th November at 11:00 to attend Weston on Trent in the search for a missing 74 year old. Stood down at 17:43

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2011-23: 4th December 2011 – 19:21 (SARDA)

Team search dogs were called @ 19:21 on 4th December in worsening conditions including heavy snow to a missing person search in Leek Staffs. Stood down enroute when missing person was found by Buxton Members.

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2011-24: 16th December 2011 – 15:00 (SARDA)

Team Search Dogs with Navigators called to assist Kinder MRT with a search for an elderly person with Alzheimer's near Stockport.Stood down enroute when the lady was found safe and well

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2011-25: 27th December 2011 09:00 – 19:00 (SARDA)

Team search dogs with navigators travelled to Congleton in cheshire to assist Cheshire Search & Rescue with the ongoing search for a missing 84 year old lady - The search was stood down for that day with nothing found

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2011-26: 28th December 2011 – 09:00 (SARDA)

Team Search Dogs again called to assist with the ongoing search for 84 year old women who went missing in Congleton on Christrmas Evehttp://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-16339896

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2011-27: 30th December 2011 11:47 (YAS Assist)

Team called by SY Ambulance after a cyclist suffered a fit whilst riding downhill on the Strines Road, and going over the wall falling face down into the stream. He was pulled to safety by a witness then evacuated to an air ambulance by the Team.

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2011-28: December 30th 2011 18:37 (Multi-Team)

Male walker left Glossop to go for a walk on Bleaklow. He was poorly equiped and as a result became lost. After contacting the Police by mobile phone. A search was organised involving Glossop, Woodhead, & Edale teams plus search dogs. He was located in the upper reaches of the Westend River and walked off.

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2011-29: December 31st 2011 11:25 (YAS Assist)

The casualty, a local farmer had been without a water supply for some time. Since the supply is on the moor he went to investigate and became ill whilst walking up the moor. His wife contacted a friend who dialed 999. The SY Ambulance first responder was an Edale team member who asked for MRT support. Woodhead members helped carry him to the road and transferred him to the ambuance.[Edit]

2012-01: 7th January 2012 – 17:20 (SARDA)

Team search dogs with navigators called to assist Glossop MRT with 2  persons misplaced on Bleaklow. Stood down before being deployed as the persons were found making their own way off the hill.[Edit]

2012-02: 21st January 2012 : 08.30 (SARDA)

6 Dog Handlers including Wayne & Ken  were called to assist Oldham MRT in a search for a 56 year old despondent male, Police enquires ongoing

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2012-03: 21st January 2012 : 18.30 (SARDA)

2 Dog Handlers, Wayne & Ken, were called to assist Glossop MRT in a search for 3 walkers after they had reported one had an injury, Located and evacuated by Police helicopter.

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2012-04: February 4th 2012 : 20.00 (Multi-Team)

The Team was called to assist Glossop, Edale, DerbyMRT's  and SARDA dogs in seraching for a 74 yr old man with Hypothermia, who had been found by two fell runners at Bleaklow Stones. The casualty was evacuated by stretcher. Two WMRT members sustained knee injuries due to the deep snow, one of whom had to be stretchered off.

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2012-05: February 22nd 2012 : 12.48 (Search)

A 71 yr old male had collapsed in the pub on Sunday and had been taken to Hospital in Rotherham. He subsequently left Hospital and has not been seen since. The team searched the area without result. Ploice enquiries are ongoing.

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2012-06: March 17th 2012 : 10.30 (YAS Assist)

Whlist several team members were en route to Crowden to provide cover for a Fell Race, they received a call from EMRT to assist one of their paramedics who had been called to an incident at Bolsterstone where a 73 yr old male had fallen and sustained lower leg injuries. He was evacuated by stretcher to the ambulance at the road head and taken to Hospital.

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2012-07: March 17th 2012 11.45 (Snatch)

Whilst covering the Lads Leap fell race at crowden, the Team dealt with five casualties fom the race, all with leg injuries. Three were evacuated by Team Land Rover from the fellside, one after being carried to safety by a team member.

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2012-08: March 19th 2012: 16.00 (Snatch)

The Team was called to assist a man whose dog had fallen down a steep slope and lost the use of its rear legs. The Man was assisted off the hill by Team Members, and vets from Glossop attended to the dog which due to its injuries was stretchered off.  See press article

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2012-09: March 23rd 2012 11:40 (Multi-Team)

The Team was called to assist Edale MRT in  a search for a vulnerable elderly male in Dronfield. We searched thick undergrowth around a golf course of which he was a member and  near to where he was last seen, but with no result. The man was later found deceased two miles away.

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2012-10: April 3rd 2012 13:54 (YAS Assist)

We were called By South Yorkshire Ambulance Service to assist with the evacuation of an injured Mountain Biker from woods near Oughtibridge. The problem was resolved a few minutes later and the team was stood down.

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2012-11: April 6th 2012 23:48 (Multi-Team)

We were asked to assist Glossop MRT in the search for a party that were reported lost somewhere on Bleaklow, possibly Shining Clough. Further information recieved from the party by mobile phone indicated that they might be in Near Black Clough.  They were picked up by a Glossop hill party at the top of Near Black Clough and escorted to safety by WMRT & GMRT. One person was stretcherd off. Incident closed at 05:05 See press article

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2012-12: April 13th 2012 11:45 (Multi-Team)

We were asked to assist Glossop MRT in evacuating by stretcher,  a young girl from Bleaklow to the Snake Summit. The Girl had a suspected broken ankle.

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2012-13: April 13th 2012 16:41 (YAS Assist)

We received a call from South Yorkshire Ambulance Service to help evacuate a man who had fallen from a muddy track down a steep slope in woods near Ecclesfield. He had a suspected broken ankle. The SY Air ambulance was in attendance but we managed to carry him off on our stretcher to a waiting land ambulance.

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2012-14: May 20th 2012 16:35 (Snatch)

Following a day of training exercises and fundraising on Sunday 20th May 2012, Woodhead Mountain Rescue Team were called out to rescue a lamb from a remote quarry ledge on the outskirts of Digley, West Yorkshire.  The call was made by a concerned member of the public who had noticed the agitated lamb on the ledge whilst out walking.The Team received the call at 1635hrs and were on scene by 1700hrs.  On arrival at the quarry the lamb was located 60ft up on a precarious ledge.  However, there was a twist.  A local teenager who had been out walking noticed the lamb and climbed the rock face to try and help.  Unfortunately, the lamb had other ideas and had no interest in the teenagers help, ultimately evading capture.  Given the wet and slippery location of the ledge and rock face the teenager was also unable to get down.Team members erected a technical belay system with one of the Team abseiling down on to the ledge from higher up in the quarry.  After a tense stand off leading to a strategic dance around the ledge the lamb was captured, secured in a rescue harness and lowered to safety.  The Wodhead Team member then climbed the slippy rock face to rescue his second casualty, the teenager, also lowering him to safety.Thankfully, both the teenager and the lamb were uninjured in the incident.

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2012-15: May 31st 2012 19:28hrs (Search)

We were tasked by South Yorkshire police to search for a 58yr old vulnerable male who had disappeared from his home near Deepcar.The team together with search dogs, searched the area around More Hall Reservoir, but were stood down two hours later after the man had been located by police in London.

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2012-16: June 4th-5th 2012 (Snatch)

The team were called out to deal with an unexploded WWII shell which had been found by a member of the public close to the cut gate path above Langsett. We called in the MOD Bomb Disposal Unit who arrived on Tuesday morning and were taken by Helicopter to the site.  The shell was examined and found to be in an unstable condition, and was destroyed using a controlled explosion.WARNING!!!There are a number of these shells discovered every year. If you spot one, DO NOT TOUCH IT OR ATTEMPT TO MOVE IT. MAKE A NOTE OF ITS EXACT LOCATION AND REPORT IT TO THE POLICE. 

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2012-17: June 8th 2012 22:00 (Search)

Mid Pennine Search Dogs called to assist Calder Valley SRT in a search for a despondent 40 yr old male. Stood down after he was located by Police.[Edit]

2012-18: August 3rd 2012 08:21 (Multi-Team)

The Team plus several search dogs were called to assist Edale & Derby MRT's in a search for a missing vunerable 72 yr old Male in Dronfield. The Search had been started the previous evening.He was found an hour later, alive, by one of the search dogs.

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2012-19: August 6th 2012 19:03 (Snatch)

A youth group were walking up mickleden edge when one of the party, a 12 yr old girl, fell whilst running to the assistance of another member of the party who she thought was in distress, injuring her knee. The group tried to carry her off, but were unable to do so, and called for assistance. The team arrived quickly having been about to deploy on an exercise, and stretchered her off to the land ambulance. Air ambulance arrived on scene but were stood down due to the nature of the injury and the simplicity of the carry off.[Edit]

2012-20: September 8th 2012 21.33 (Search)

The team were put on standby for a search for a missing party of walkers on Bleaklow. This turned into a shout at 22.15 and we set off to RV at Torside but were stood down en route as the party had turned up safe and well.

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2012-21: October 30th 2012 16:27 (Multi-Team)

The team was asked to assist Glossop MRT in a search for five members of a D of E  party wh had become lost on Bleklow as night fell.  The party were contacted by mobile phone and told to blow their whistles, which enabled GMRT to locate them near Higher Shelf Stones.

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2012-22: November 3rd 2012 09:00 (Multi-Team)

Woodhead MRT together with Glossop, Kinder and Bolton MRT's assisted Oldham MRT with a search for a male who had been missing from home in Tameside since the previous Tuesday. The teams searched an area a short distance from his home, but whilst the search was ongoing, the man's body was found by a member of the public some miles away.

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2012-23: November 12th 2012 10:54 (Multi-Team)

Woodhead were put on standby to assist Edale MRT in a search for a missing vulnerable person. We were stood down a short while later as the missing person had been found.[Edit]

2012-24: December 2nd 2012 12:53 (Search)

The team were asked to assist HVMRT with an ongoing search for a 50 year old Male who had been missing since Tuesday.  Several areas were searched by both teams plus dogs around Yateholme  and Riding Wood Reservoirs but nothing was found.[Edit]

2012-25: December 6th 22:38 (Snatch)

The Team's 4x4 drivers were put on standby to rescue the passengers of a coach that had left the road on the A635 Isle of Skye road above Meltham in bad weather conditions. We were stood down a short while later as the incident had been dealt with by the Highways Agency

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2012-26: December 9th 12:30 (Snatch)

Whilst out for a walk on Cut gate, a Trainee Team Member came across an elderly woman who had fallen and sustained a head injury on the path above Brookhouse Bridge. He called it in, and the Team were deployed to assist the injured woman to safety. She was given medical treatment in the team ambulance and taken home.

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2012-27: December 26th 11:57 (YAS Assist)

We were called by South Yorkshire Ambulance Service to assist them with the recovery of a lady who had fallen and injured her upper arm on the banks of Moor Hall Reservoir near Stocksbridge. The Team Landrover as used to get personell and a stretcher to the scene. We then evacuated the lady to the County Ambulance, from where she was taken to hospital.[Edit]

2012-28: December 26th 16:06 (Search)

Not long after we had returned home from the previous incident, we were asked by the duty controller to mount a search for five people plus their dog who had become lost in the mist on Howden Edge. However, as we were alerting the Team, the party phoned to say that they thought they had found the path that they had originally come out on. To be sure we sent a small party round to Kings Tree to check, who found them just as they were about to leave the car park.

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2013-01: January 2nd 2013 18:12 (Snatch)

Two walkers got into difficulties in Ewden Beck whilst trying to get to the Strines Road. One of them dislodged a large stone whilst trying to climb out of the beck and it fell onto his knee damaging it.  We had a very difficult time just getting our team members and equipment to the cas site because of the terrain and dense vegitation, so a decision was made to evacuate the casualty by Sea King Helicopter to avoid any further distress during what would have been a very difficult extraction.The Helicopter was on scene for 30 minutes and took the casualty, accompanied by a team member, directly to Hospital. We then had to get our people out of the brook again and back to the R.V. Few of us got to bed before Midnight.View news article[Edit]

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2013-02: January 18th 22:30 (YAS Assist)

The Team had been put on standby by South Yorkshire Ambulance Service on Thursday to assist them with rescues during the bad weather. Late Friday evening we were asked to help them recover an ambulance which had become stranded in the snow in Penistone. The Team landrover and two personnel were despatched to tow it to safety.[Edit]

2013-03: January 19th 15:17 (YAS Assist)

We were tasked by South Yorkshire Ambulance Service to recover a man from Wharncliffe Woods near Grenoside, who had fallen and fractured his lower leg after the air ambulance called to the task had to divert elsewhere. We strechered him off to the ambulance at the roadside.[Edit]

2013-04: January 26th 00:15 (Multi-Team)

We were asked by the police to provide 4X4 assistance to rescue drivers who had become stranded in the snow on the Woodhead Pass after ignoring the Road Closed signs and trying to divert via Dunford Bridge. The Team Land Rover was despatched and ferried drivers to the safety of the Holiday Inn at Tankersley.[Edit]

2013-05: February 9th 15:23 (YAS Assist)

We were asked by South Yorkshire Ambulance Service to assist with the recovery of a 46 yr old male who had broken his right ankle on the Cut Gate track. We stretchered him off to our vehicle and transported him to the road head where he was tarnsferred to the County Ambulance.[Edit]

2013-06: March17th 2013 01:05 (Search)

We were asked by South Yorkshire Police to search for a 74 year old vulnerable female in Goldthorpe who had been missing since 17:30 the previous day. She was reported missing by her family after she failed to return from walking the dog. We were assisted by Edale and Derby MRT's plus 8 search dogs. The teams searched the area around Goldthorpe for 9 hrs before she was found safe and well at Monk Bretton near Barnsley later in the morning after a sighting by a member of the public who knew her.[Edit]

2013-07: March 22nd 16:16 (YAS Assist)

We were asked in the afternoon by the discharge lounge at HRI to transport a patient to Scunthorpe. This was via the west Yorkshire Resilience forum. It was significantly out of our area and as we did not want to commit WM1 so far out of area, we asked if any team members were willing to assist. Two team members kindly offered to help out, and they spent a long evening providing a patient transport service over to Scunthorpe and back.Meanwhile the Snow continued to fall. We called SYP to ask if they needed assistance, they advised Penistone was pretty chaotic, so we deployed WM1 to assist. We spent about 1 hour towing / pushing cars up the hill into Thurlstone since the main road was backing up. Once this was cleared we took a quick drive around Penistone, all was clear so we stood down[Edit]

2013-08: March 23rd 09:47 (YAS Assist)

We got a call at 09.47 from Yorkshire Ambulance Service requesting assistance with an elderly couple in Dunford Bridge, a YAS crew was en route. Since WM1 was mobile we deployed and followed a JCB into Dunford Bridge - without which we would not have got there - assisted the YAS crew and then returned to Carlecotes crossroads for a handover to a land Ambulance. Whilst there several cars were stuck, these were dug out and a family given a lift up to Crow edge where they needed to collect family members.After dealing with the Carlecotes cars we returned to Penistone, called in at the police station to see what else was required but, there were no further problems at that time.  A quick check of the nursing home, sheltered accommodation and other vulnerable areas revealed all was well. We contacted SYP and YAS to advise we were available, neither had any incidents, so we stood down.[Edit]

2013-09: March 28th 12:15 (Multi-Team)

We were asked to assist Kinder, Edale, Oldham, Buxton and Glossop MRT's, in a search for a despondent male who was believed to be missing on or around Kinder Scout. Information received from the police led us to believe that he may have been trying to avoid detection, but he was eventually found alive by a KMRT party near Kinder Reservoir and escorted to safety.[Edit]

2013-10: May 4th 14:00 (Snatch)

The team had been asked to provide first aid cover for the Steel City Mountain Bike Event. The morning and early afternoon passed by without incident, but between 2pm and the end of the race we dealt with eight casualties with varying injuries, all of whom had suffered an  unexpected coming together with mother earth. One sustained a dislocated shoulder and was stretchered to the Ambulance.[Edit]

2013-11: May 9th 20:50 (YAS Assist)

We were called by South Yorkshire Ambulance Service to help rescue an Angler who had slipped and fallen on a river bank in Sheffield after drinking all day, sustaining an ankle injury. The team treated him on scene and evacuated him to the ambulance.[Edit]

2013-12: May 16th 15:00 (Multi-Team)

We were asked to provide safety cover for the public during the Dambusters flypast at the Derwent Dams. During the day, a 60 year old male became confused and lost and we assisted Edale MRT in the search.[Edit]

2013-13: May 18th 09:00 (Multi-Team)

We were asked by Derby MRT to assist them with a search for a missing vulnerable 21 year old make who had been missing since Tuesday in Bolsover. The incident had been widely publicised, and members of the public and 4x4 response groups were also involved. We searched three areas of interest but nothing was found. The Police are continuing their enquires.[Edit]

2013-14: May 18th (YAS Assist)

Whilst the team were attending the Barnsley 999 day, they were called upon to help with a teenage girl who had suffered a seizure in the street. Four of our members including three medics attended the young lady and helped transfer her to the Ambulance.[Edit]

2013-15: June 23rd 00:55 (Multi-Team)

We were called to assist Glossop MRT in a search for a father and son who were reported missing on Bleaklow whilst mountain biking. As we started to search the blacks in foul weather, they were found cold and wet but otherwise unharmed by a GMRT hasty search team at Hearn Stones.[Edit]

2013-16: August 1st 20:03 (Multi-Team)

We were called to assist Edale MRT to search for a missing vulnerable female in the woods areound the Rivelin Dams. At around 22:30 she was located alive but poorly by a SARDA search dog team and evacuated to the dam wall where she was transferered to an ambulance. We then mounted a second search for her belongings which were also successfully recovered.[Edit]

2013-17: August 15th 13:27 (Multi-Team)

We were asked by South Yorkshire Police to search for a vulnerable 85 year old male, missing from home in the Catcliffe area of Sheffield. Together with Edale MRT and several SARDA dogs, we searched the river banks and undergrowth around the area for several hours.The man was eventually found safe and well by a member of the public who had recognised him from a newsflash that had been put out earlier in the day.[Edit]

2013-18: August 18th 19:53 (YAS Assist)

We received a call to go to the assistance of a walker who was injured at Redmires Reservoir , in the Rivelin area. We attended the incident along with Edale MRT, and transferred the casualty to the Ambulance.[Edit]

2013-19: August 25th 17:00 (Snatch)

The team  attended a call to  a fallen climber in the area of Wharncliffe crags.  He had taken a fall but decide to move and had managed to get himself half way to the road  by the tine we reached him. We took him to the ambulance for treatment.[Edit]

2013-20: September 8th 16:16 (YAS Assist)

We were alerted by the duty controller to assist the ambulance service recover a mountain biker who'd had an accident in Wharncliffe Woods. After contacting his friend by mobile phone it appeared that he was determined to try and walk off despite injuring his ankle, shoulder and wrist. He was met at the road by the YAS Fast responder and we were then stood down.[Edit]

2013-21: September 14th 06:27 (Search)

We were asked by West Yorkshire Police to search for two 23 yr old males who had gone missing on the moors around Holme Moss summit after running away  from the police. We were assisted by dogs from Oldham, Woodhead and Glossop MRT's and personell from HVMRT.  Just after the teams were deployed, we managed to locate the missing lads by phone and after ascertaining that they were no longer in danger the teams were stood down.[Edit]

2013-22: September 22nd 18:05 (Search)

We were called to assist Glossop MRT search for a missing person on Bleaklow. Our search dog Abbie was also deployed. Thirty minutes later as we were deploying from Torside, we were told to stand down by the Police & GMRT .  At present we do not know what happened to the missing person.[Edit]

2013-23: September 29th 16:55 (Snatch)

We were called to Wharncliffe Woods to recover a mountain biker who had fallen from his bike whilst riding in the wods. He was treated at the scene an tranferred to the ambulance.[Edit]

2013-24: October 6th 12:36 (YAS Assist)

We were asked by the ambulance service to assist with the recovery of the body of a 44 yr old male mountain biker who had sadly collapsed and died whilst taking part in a charity bike ride at Salters Brook. Our condolences go out to his family and friends.[Edit]

2013-25: October 18th 19:00 (SARDA)

We were asked by Glossop MRT to provide a search dog team to help with a search for a party of 18 film crew who had got lost in the top of the Alport whilst making a film trailer. Search dog Abbie and Ken plus a navigator went to Snake summit to assist, but the party were all located and reported safe by the time we arrived.[Edit]

2013-26: October 30th 14:46 (Multi-Team)

We were asked to assist Edale MRT with the evacuation of a D of E student who was reported to be unconscious at Cutthroat Bridge, Ladybower. Shortly after we deployed we were stood down as the air ambulance had arrived and taken care of the casualty.[Edit]

2013-27: November 19th 21:33 (Search)

We were alerted by SY Police to look for a 12 yr old vulnerable female who had run away from home in Ecclesfield.  As we were aout to start our search she was found safe and well by a member of the public on a footpath.[Edit]

2014-01: January 12th 14:30 (Multi-Team)

Whilst providing safety cover for the Trigger fell race, we were contacted by the police who reported a woman with a leg injury above the little don river near Langsett. We asked GMRT to assist but they were later stood down as the woman was taken to hospital by air ambulance.[Edit]

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2014-02: February 15th 14:10 (Snatch)

The team were called out today to assist a fell runner doing a recce of the high peak marathon route. The runner was well prepared but had fallen and became mildly hypothermic. We were  assisted by Edale MRT who helped us stretcher the casualty to the road head where she was taken away by Ambulance.[Edit]

2014-03: March 7th 14:10 (Search)

We were asked to assist south yorkshire police in a search for a 40 yr old vulnerable male who had gone missing from home in the Maltby area. The police were concerned for this safety and wanted to start  the search immediately, but as we were deploying, he was found alive by he police in an outbuilding on a country estate.[Edit]

2014-04: March 22nd 17:00 (YAS Assist)

We responded to call from SYMAS to help them evacuate a mountain biker who had injured himself whilst riding in Wharncliffe Woods. He had sustained injuries to his upper leg and was evacuated directly by our land rover ambulance to northern general hospital.[Edit]

2014-05: March 31st 13:05 (Multi-Team)

We were called by Edale MRT to assist them in recovering a climber who had fallen from Rivelin Rocks. Before either Team had reached the scene however, the climber had miraculously managed to walk off from the scene of the accident.[Edit]

2014-06: April 7th 16:45 (Search)

Together with Edale MRT and Sarda dogs, we were tasked by Derbyshire Police to search for a Mountain Biker who had set off from Ladybower and become  lost on the Howden Moors. Having no map, he could only give the police an approximate location, which  proved fruitless. After a 4 hr search, he was located at the roadside near Black Cloughs  having managed to get off the hill safely, once the weather lifted.[Edit]

2014-07: April 22nd 18:51 (YAS Assist)

We were called by South Yorkshire Ambulance Service to help them bring to safety a vulnerable male who had been missing from home since yesterday and had been found alive but in a poorly state near Grenoside. He was evacuated to the ambulance and taken to hospital.[Edit]

2014-08: May 10th (Water Team)

Our Swift water section was called out to help search for a missing vulnerable female  in the Chadkirk area of Romiley. The search was  eventually called off by the Police on receipt of new information regarding the missing person.[Edit]

2014-09: May 17th 21:00 (Search)

In  one of our shortest callouts ever, we were asked to search for a missing Mountain Biker in Grenoside Woods. Minutes afterwards we were stood down has he had somehow turned up in Doncaster ![Edit]

2014-10: May 29th 15:38 (Snatch)

We were tasked by the duty controller to attend an incident involving a civililian helicopter which had been forced to land on the moors near salters brook due to bad weather.  Together with Glossop MRT, we recovered the crew and passengers who were all uninjured, and took them to our HQ to warm them up, before helping them to reach their final destination in Huddersfield.[Edit]

2014-11: May 31st 21:47 (Search)

We were called by West Yorkshire Police to an incident at Snailsden above Hade Edge, where a man had drowned after jumping into a reservoir. The police divers recovered the body the following day.[Edit]

2014-12: June 14th 15:20 (Snatch)

The Team was asked to assist Glossop MRT to recover a casualty from the Crowden Area. The incident was concluded shortly after we arrived.[Edit]

2014-13: June 20th 14:21 (YAS Assist)

We were called by South Yorkshire Ambulance Service to a Mountain Biker in Grenoside woods who had fallen off his bike and was drifting in and out of consciousness. We were assisted by Edale MRT, and helped recover the cyclist to the ambulance.[Edit]

2014-14: July 6th 20:03 (YAS Assist)

We were called directly by a SYMAS paramedic who was dealing with a man who had hopped over a wall only to find that the drop was further than expected! He injured his legs but we were stood down almost immediately as the Fire service turned up to assist.[Edit]

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2014-15: July 30th 16:31 (YAS Assist)

We were asked to assist the Yorkshire ambulance service to help recover a man in the area of Black cloughs who had reportedly injured his leg. However it qiuckly became apparent that he was not in the location supplied to YAS.   Assisted by Glossop Mrt, Sarda dogs and the air ambulance,  we started to mount a full search of the northern edge of Bleaklow, but shortly after, his companion was found on the Longdendale trail by a cyclist, who contacted our control. The casualty was at the top of Shining Clough. Because of the steepness of the ground and his injuries, he was evacuated by an RAF Sea king.[Edit]

2014-16: August 3rd 19:17 (Search)

We were contacted by South Yorkshire Police to assist them with a search in the Penistone area for a missing vulnerable 10 year old boy.  We deployed teams around the area and Sarda search dogs in a Four hour search. The boy was eventually found safe and well near silkstone common by a n police officer.[Edit]

2014-17: Agust 11th 16:14 (Snatch)

We were called to assist a Dutch family who were on holiday and had become stranded on the wrong side of the river in middle black clough, due to the rising water levels. The team deployed and transported them safely accross the river. As a testement to the Mountain Rescue, the family later said to us " As soon as we saw the red jackets, we knew we were safe"[Edit]

2014-18: August 18th 00:10 (Multi-Team)

We were called by Glossop MRT just after midnight to help them search for 12 walkers reported lost on Bleaklow. As we were deploying, the walkers were found at Glossop Low by GMRT who had driven up in their Land Rover.[Edit]

2014-19: September 17th 13:01 (YAS Assist)

We were called by South Yorkshire Ambulance  Service to attend to a 70 year old female who had slipped on a banking near Thurgoland, sustaining head injuries. The team treated her on scene and evacuated her by stretcher to the ambulance at the road head.[Edit]

2014-20: October 20th 10:03 (Search)

The team was tasked by South Yorkshire Police to assist them with a search for a 57 year old vulnerable male who was missing from home. Together with Edale MRT and SARDA search dogs, we searched the Beighton area near Sheffield all day but found nothing. Further information received by the Police prompted them to close down the search. Enquiries are ongoing. November 28th Update : The man has now been found safe and well in London[Edit]

2014-21: October 26th 11:45 (YAS Assist)

We were called by SYMAS to assist the ambulance crew with the extraction of an elderly lady who had slipped and fallen on a path near Bolsterstones, damaging her hip. We put her in a Vacuum Mattress and stretchered her off to the Ambulance.[Edit]

2014-22: November 1st 12:20 (Snatch)

Whist we were covering the annual Grin and Bear it challenge walk and fell race, one of the fell runners sustained an ankle injury between cat clough and swains head.  The team quickly responded to the call for help and treated the casualty before  he was evacuated by NWAS Air ambulance to hospital.[Edit]

2014-23: November 9th 12:52 (YAS Assist)

We were called by Yorkshire Ambulance Service to attend to a man who had sustained a lower leg injury on the cut gate track above Bull Clough.  The team treated him at the scene and he was evacuated directly to hospital by the air ambulance.[Edit]

2014-24: November 18th 04:20 (Search)

We were called to search for a vulnerable 21 yr old male missing from home in the Maltby area. As the TL and deps were heading to the police station to form a search plan, the lad was found by the Police .[Edit]

2014-25: November 28th 11:47 (Search)

We were asked by South Yorkshire Police to help with a search for a 55 yr old female reported missing from home in Doncaster. After liaising with the police it was decided that there was little we could do at present until we had more definite information as to when and where she was last seen.[Edit]

2014-26: December 27th 00:12 (YAS Assist)

The team was tasked by South Yorkshire Ambulance Service and the Police to assist them on an number of calls where they could not reach members of the public because of the snow conditions.[Edit]

2015-01: January 2nd 17:43 (YAS Assist)

We were called by SYMAS to assist them with the recovery of the body of a 70 yr old male who had suffered a fatal heart attack whilst cycling the Trans Pennine Trail at Millhouse Green.[Edit]

2015-02: February 8th 22:04 (Search)

We were called by the Police who had received a call from a man who was lost on the moors above Ewden Beck. After sending a vehicle up the track to the shooting cabin, he was quickly located and escorted to safety.[Edit]

2015-03: March 29th 16:00 (Multi-Team)

We were contacted by the duty controller to assist EMRT in looking for a party which had become lost and in additionally had become separated from one of their number. Working on information received, we searched towards Back Tor and found the whole party at the trig point. They were evacuated using two 4x4's.[Edit]

2015-04: April 22nd 21:00 (YAS Assist)

we were called by South Yorkshire Ambulance Service to help them recover a 49 yr old lady who had fallen down a banking in Darfield, Barnsley and broken her ankle. The team recovered her to the ambulance.[Edit]

2015-05: April 23rd 13:15 (Multi-Team)

We were asked by Glossop MRT to assist them and Oldham MRT with the recovery of an injured walker from the Pennine way below Red Ratcher. The team went in from Chew Mount and the cas was evacuated by the Air Ambulance.[Edit]

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2015-06: April 26th 13:24 (YAS Assist)

We had been exercising in Wharncliffe woods this morning practiceing treating Mountain Bike accidents. In the afternoon we were called back to the same area to do it for real when a Mountain Biker hit a tree just across the road from where we had been during the morning. Several of the team were still in the area and were able to respond quickly to the call from YAS.[Edit]

2015-07: May 28th 17:20 (Search)

The team was called to help South Yorkshire Police search for a 45 yr old vulnerable female reported missing from home by her family. Together with members from Edale and Calder Valley MRT plus Search Dogs from SARDA, we searched the Stairfoot area of Barnsley for 6 Hours  without result.  She was later she was found deceased in dense woodland.[Edit]

2015-08: June 7th 14:08 (YAS Assist)

We were called by South Yorkshire Ambulance Service to a Mountain Biker who had fallen from his bike in Wharncliffe Woods injuring his shoulder. The team helped evacuate him to the Ambulance.[Edit]

2015-09: July 17th 12:14 (YAS Assist)

The Team was called by YAS to assist with the recovery of a Mountain Biker who had fallen from his bike sustaining serious injuries in a quarry near Doncaster. He was airlifted to hospital by the air ambulance.[Edit]

2015-10: July 19th 15:54 (Search)

We were called out to another Mountain Bike accident by YAS in Grenoside Woods, where a Mountain Biker had come to grief at the botton of the "bomb hole" jump. He was transferrd to the Ambulance.[Edit]

2015-11: July 21st 14:21 (YAS Assist)

In a repeat of the previous incident, a young lad had crashed his bike in the same hole in Grenoside Woods. The team again worked with YAS to treat him on scene and transfer him to Hospital.[Edit]

2015-12: July 27th 08:20 (Search)

We were contacted by the duty controler to help SY Police search for a 7 yr old boy from Barnsley who had been reported missing the night before. Just as we were starting to deploy, he was found deceased in Worsbrough[Edit]

2015-13: August 16th 04:20 (Multi-Team)

We were called to assist Edale MRT to search in the Rivelin area for a 80 yr old Male who had gone missing from his care home. Several teams plus SARDA dogs were involved in the search, and the man was found alive in woodlands around 11am[Edit]

2015-14: August 19th 23:30 (Search)

We were called by the police to search for a 17yr old boy who had set off walking from Holme to Bleaklow and become lost when visibilty deteriorated. Glossop and Edale teams plus SARDA dogs were called to assist and the lad was found safe and well at Grinah Stones around 4:30 am after an all night search.[Edit]

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2015-15: September 5th 15:12 (Multi-Team)

The team was asked to assist Edale MRT to recovr a 63 yr old male from the Strines Dam area who had broken his ankle. The man was treated on scene and evacuated by stretcher to the ambulance.[Edit]

2015-16: September 13th 11:45 (YAS Assist)

We were called directly by YAS to attend a fallen mountain biker at the Steel City MTB track in Grenoside woods, our 5th call to this area this year. However we were stood down on route as the mountain bker had manged to walk to the ambulance.[Edit]

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2015-17: September 23rd 09:00 (Search)

We were put on standby by South Yorkshire Police to search for a missing 12 year old boy last seen in Chapeltown in Sheffield the previous day. At noon, the Police asked us to deploy and search the area near the railway station, with assistance from Edale MRT and Search dogs. The boy was then spotted on CCTV in Leeds and officers located him there bringing an end to the incident.[Edit]

2015-18,19,20: 16th to 18th October (Search)

We were asked by South Yorkshire Police to assist them in their search for a missing 27 yr old female from Doncaster who was missing from home. The police had evidence that she was intent on taking her own life.Over three days, together with SARDA Edale, Glossop and Derby MRT's plus ALSAR teams, we searched the Potteric Carr Nature Reserve in Doncaster with no result. She was found later deceased outside te reserve.[Edit]

2015-21: 25th October 13:41 (YAS Assist)

We were called by YAS to recover a mountain biker who had crashed whilst riding in Greno Woods, a regular location for callouts. The rider had been unconcious for a while so we treated him on scene and evacuated him to the ambulance.[Edit]

2015-22: October 30th 17:22 (Snatch)

The team was called to assst a lone walker who had become lost on the Langsett Moors. We quickly located him using a GPS tracking app,  and sent a team to escort him to safety.[Edit]

2015-23: November 2nd 13:08 (YAS Assist)

We wre called by YAS to assist a 75yr old female who has sustained a lower leg injury whilst walking near Windle Edge. She was treated on scene and stretchered off to the Ambulance.[Edit]

2015-24: November 8th 17:45 (Multi-Team)

We were asked by Edale MRT to assist them with a search in the Firbeck area for a missing child. As we were starting to deploy, the boy was found safe and well by a police partrol.[Edit]

2015-25: November 24th 14:27 (YAS Assist)

We were asked by Edale MRT to help them recover a fallen climber at Rivelin Rocks. The climber was located, treated at scene and moved by stretcher to the Ambulance.[Edit]

2015-26: December 1st 23:15 (Search)

We were asked to assist Glossop MRT in a search for a missing vulnerable male who had crashed his car on the Woodhead Pass and gone missing. Together with GMRT we searched the reservoir banks and the hillside near to the crash site and found him alive close to where he’d left his car.[Edit]

2015-27: December 5th-6th (Water Team)

Together with many other Mountain Rescue Teams from around the country, we were asked to assist the emergency services with flood relief in Cumbria. Several of our Water qualified Team Members went to Penrith and onto Carlisle to help evacuate members of the public from their homes and transport them to safety. The operation lasted 24 hours.[Edit]

2015-28: December 12th 11:06 (Search)

We were called by South Yorkshire Police to help locate a vulnerable male who was missing from home and believed to be in the vicinity of the Damflask Reservoir near Bradfield. We called in Edale MRT and the SARDA search dogs to assist with the search, and the man was found deceased within an hour.[Edit]

2015-29: 26th December (Water Team)

In a repeat of the Cumbria incident, we were sent to Littleborough and then on to Salford to help rescue flood victims and the elderly from their homes after severe flooding hit the area.[Edit]

2015-30: 28th December (Water Team)

After only a day’s rest, our water team members together with MRT’s from as far away as Cornwall and the Lake District descended upon York to help flood victims after one of the wettest Decembers in recent history. MRT’s from all over the country were there for three days helping to rescue people from their homes.[Edit]

2016-01: January 13th 13:00 (YAS Assist)

We were called by Yorkshire Ambulance Service to attend to a 75 yr old lady who had sustained an ankle injury whilst out walking with friends in Langsett woods. The Team responded immediately, treated her on scene and helped her into the ambulance.[Edit]

2016-02: January 24th 10:37 (Snatch)

We were called by the police to attend to a man who had fallen on a muddy path and injured his lower leg in woods near Sprotborough. The team treated the mans injuries on site and transported him to the ambulance waiting at the road head.[Edit]

2016-03: January 31st 03:15 (Search)

We were called by West Yorkshire police to help locate a vulnerable young female who was missing from home in holmebridge. We searched the area around her home but nothing was found. She was found a day later elsewhere by the police safe and well.[Edit]

2016-04: February 3rd 15:10 (YAS Assist)

We were called by Yorkshire Ambulance Service to help recover a 75 yr old lady who had slipped on a muddy path near Bolsterstones injuring her lower leg. She was treated on scene and taken to the ambulance in our Land Rover .[Edit]

2016-05: February 11th 16:40 (Search)

South Yorkshire police requested our help to find a despondent male who had gone missing nearer Maltby. Together with Edale Mrt , ALSAR search and rescue teams and Sarda search dogs, we searched wooded areas around where he was believed to be. However it later transpired that he was mobile and had moved away from our search teams, giving himself up to the police the following day.[Edit]

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2016-06: 12th March 02:26 (Search)

We were called out just before 2:30 am to search for a mising walker in the Bleaklow area. Using the Black Clough car park as an RV point we then dispatched a number of sections up into the hills to search for the walker. At 5:30am he was found by a party from Glossop MRT who walked him off to Snake Summit.[Edit]

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2016-07: 12th March, 12:03 (YAS Assist)

After returning from this morning's earlier call-out, we were called to assist the helicopter evacuation of an injured mountain biker in Wharncliffe Woods. The casualty was a long way from the nearest roads, and there was no ambulance access, only 4-wheel drive vehicles could get down the track. The casualty was treated on the scene by the air ambulance paramedics and we helped to stabilize and immobilize him before transferring him to a stretcher and carrying him to the helicopter landed in a nearby field.[Edit]

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2016-08: April 4th 14:24 (Search)

The team were called to assist South Yorkshire police searching for a missing person in the Campsall area of Doncaster.[Edit]

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2016-09: April 5th 17:00 (Search)

After the search from the previous day had failed to locate the missing person, we were once more called to continue assisting with the missing person search. While we were out searching, the person was found safe and well elsewhere.[Edit]

2016-10: 6th April 2016 02:52 (Search)

We were called early in the morning to help South Yorkshire Police searching for a missing vulnerable person in the Greno Woods area of Sheffield. Regrettably, the search party found them deceased after a short search.[Edit]

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2016-11: 10th April 2016 14:08 (YAS Assist)

Today we were called to assist an injured walker with a suspected broken leg on Holme Moss. After treatment at the scene the casualty was loaded into a vac mat and then onto a stretcher. Due to the difficult terrain of steep groughs, peat bogs and the distance to the road additional support had been requested from neighbouring Holme Valley Mountain Rescue Team and Glossop Mountain Rescue Team to help with the stretcher carry. The Yorkshire Air Ambulance became available for this incident reducing the stretcher carry by transferring the casualty from the moor to the waiting road ambulance.[Edit]

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2016-12: 28th May 2016 10:49 (YAS Assist)

The team were called to assist YAS with a fallen MTB rider in Greno Woods. We were stood down en-route as the ambulance crew managed to walk the injured rider to the roadside ambulance.[Edit]

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2016-13: 28th May 2016 11:08 (YAS Assist)

Shortly after receiving our first call-out of the day, we were again called by YAS to assist with another injured MTB rider, again in Greno Woods. The rider was treated by the YAS paramedics before being transferred by stretcher to the ambulance waiting at the roadside. Many thanks to Edale MRT who also provided assistance with this call-out.[Edit]

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2016/40: 27th November 2016, 13:00 (YAS Assist)

The team were called out at 1300 to provide assistance to YAS in the location, treatment and recovery of a mountain biker who had been injured in Greno Woods. The casualty had suffered a suspected broken shoulder and ribs. In order to attend the call-out a number of team members had to abandon a training exercise in order to attend. After treating the casualty and providing some pain relief, he was able to walk to the waiting ambulance with some assistance.[Edit]

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2017-01: Incident 2017-01 (15th Jan) (Snatch)

While running as the sweep party for the 2017 Trigger Fell Race, two team members came across a party of lost/disorientated walkers in the vicinity of Kinder Downfall. With less than an hour of daylight left, and taking into account the challenging weather conditions, the two team members decided to break off from the race and guided the party to the next race checkpoint where two more  team members from the checkpoint then took them to RV with a vehicle from Kinder MRT, which returned them safely to Hayfield.[Edit]

2017-02: 26th January 2017 (Search)

The team were called to assist Edale MRT in a search for a missing  walker in the Derwent Valley area. Our team deployed to focus on searching around Margery Hill. The walker was eventually located safe and well by the Edale Team further up the valley.[Edit]

2017-03: 17th February 2017 (YAS Assist)

Call out to assist YAS dealing with injured mountain biker in Geno Woods.[Edit]

2017-04: 19th February 2017 (Search)

Team called out to assist Glossop MRT in the search for missing walkers on Bleaklow. The walkers were eventually located safe and well by one of our newly qualified search dogs.[Edit]

2017-05: 4th March 2017 (Search)

The team were called, along with neighbouring teams to assist South Yorkshire Police in the search for a missing vulnerable person.[Edit]

2017-06: 1st April 2017 (YAS Assist)

The team were called to provide assistance to YAS in helping with the recovery of an injured mountain biker in Greno Woods. The casualty, with a suspected pelvic fracture was transferred to the waiting ambulance using a vacuum mattress and stretcher carry.[Edit]

2017-07: 3rd April 2017 (YAS Assist)

The team were called to assist YAS to recover an injured child who had fallen in woodland that was not accessible by the ambulance.[Edit]

2018-08: 9th April 2017 (Snatch)

We were called to assist a female mountain biker who had sustained a serious leg injury near Bull Clough above Langsett. Due to the location and injury we immediately requested helicopter assistance. The casualty was successfully evacuated by the Yorkshire Air Ambulance.[Edit]