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The Team have been involved with 34 callouts in the past 12 months. Summary details with time and date are shown below. A map summarising callouts in the past 12 months may be found here (this is generated as a pdf document - acrobat can be downloaded here if required). Alternatively a more advanced version is avaialble here.

Previous years callouts can be found here: 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000
1999 1996 1995 1994 1993 1992 1991 1990
1989 1988 1987 1986 1985 1984 1983 1982 1981
1979 1978 1977 1976 1974 1972 1970
1969 1968
Please note: Online callout records before November 1999 are incomplete - we are in the process of digitalising earlier years but it is slow process and we're all busy people!

Date
Nature Description Online Links
09.00
15/03/2014
Team callout
07.10
10/03/2014
Team callout
Team called to assist in search for missing 50 year old male from Durham City who went missing the day before and who's car was found by the police in the early hours at Blackhall Rocks picnic site. The Team searched all day alongside the Coastguard and other agencies covering all the ground between the railway and the sea to the north and south of the picnic site. Two Team dogs searched Castle Eden Dene and Crimdon Dene and were also backed up by foot searching. Nothing was found despite the extensive search.
09.00
02/03/2014
Team callout
07.00
16/02/2014
Team callout
Assistance to Swaledale Mountain Rescue team in search for missing hillwalker.
15.05
14/02/2014
Team callout
Team called out to assist motorist stuck in snow near Swinhope ski area in Weardale.
09.00
09/02/2014
Team callout
18.45
07/02/2014
Team callout
Team requested to assist in search for missing 8 year old child in Consett area. Child found by a member of the public as the Team assembled.
08.00
05/02/2014
Team callout
Team assisted North of Tyne MRT in search for missing male at Blackhall Mill on the Durham/Northumberland border.
11.30
14/01/2014
Team callout
Team asked to help in river search for missing 26 year old male from Consett area. Team stood down while assembling as missing person returned home on his own.
10.40
27/12/2013
Team callout
09.30
22/12/2013
Team callout
Team assisted North of Tyne/Northumberland National Park Search Teams with water searches as part of a large scale search for missing 63 year female. This included searching the TWSMRT Canoe Team searching the East Allen River and the Team's Swift Water Technicians checking out culverts and tributaries.
18.30
22/12/2013
Team callout
The team were called to assist car with 4 people stuck in snow on Cowshill to Allenheads road. Stood down en route when car was pulled out by passing motorist.
13.30
19/12/2013
Team callout
Team searched for male missing from home in Burnhope area. 10 team members and 2 search dogs. Nothing found.
07.30
06/12/2013
Team callout
TWSMRT and Cleveland MRT worked together all day to search for a missing 81 year old man in the Middleton One Row area. A body was recovered from the River Tees at around 4.30pm.
09.00
30/11/2013
Team callout
Team canoe group search of River Wear from Durham City to Finchale Abbey in continuing search for missing Durham University student.
08.50
01/11/2013
Team callout
The team were called to help search for a missing student from Durham. They spent the day searching the river banks in Durham city. Unfortunately he was not found.
23.40
14/09/2013
Team callout
TWSMRT assisted Durham Police in search for a party of Duke of Edinburgh Award students missing in the Cow Green area. The party were found safe and well by Durham Police.
16.00
14/09/2013
Team callout
TWSMRT provide technical assistance to Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service during the rescue of an elderly man from the River Tees.
11.23
04/08/2013
Team callout
Request from Police for Team to look out for missing 66 year old woman. Car spotted by team member in Weardale and Police and Team Advanced Medic called.
07.00
22/07/2013
Team callout
Teesdale Team were called to search for a despondent man missing from home in the Chester le Street area. Whilst searches were being conducted by the Team, police, police helicopter, search dogs and North of Tyne MRT the missing man was found in an area of woodland yet to be searched by a member of the public.
13.00
17/07/2013
Team callout
Requested by Cleveland Team to assist in a search for a vulnerable 62 year old male. Missing person found as Team members assembled.
12.10
14/07/2013
Team callout
The Team were called by North East Ambulance Service to assist with the evacuation of an injured mountain biker in Hamsterley Forest. The casualty's injuries were not severe and the Team were stood down whilst en route to the incident as ou assistance was no longer required.
10.30
11/07/2013
Other
16.00
10/07/2013
Team callout
Request from police to check difficult to access cave in Castle Eden Dene in continuing search for Robert Sanderson.
08.00
07/07/2013
Team callout
Team have spent most of Sunday searching for middle aged man from the Peterlee area. The search has been concentrated on Castle Eden Dene, a 3 mile long steep sided valley leading to the sea. The man was last seen at a local newsagents at around 6.30am on Friday. Police are concerned for his welfare especially as he has now been missing for over 60 hours which is very out of character.
13.30
30/06/2013
Team callout
Team called by North East Ambulance Service to attend to reports of a mountain biker having fallen and injured himself in Hamsterley Forest. The casualty was located and treated for arm, leg, chest and pelvic injuries before transfer to NEAS ambulance for transport to hospital.
22.18
19/06/2013
Team callout
Team called by police to look for 86 year old female missing from care home. Two search dogs were deployed but stood down shortly after arriving at the care home when the missing lady was located in another area of the care home.
15.13
07/06/2013
Team callout
Team called out by Durham Police to search rural areas around Peterlee for vulnerable 82 yr old missing from home. Misper found by member of public and taken to hospital by ambulance service as we were deploying.
15.44
07/06/2013
Team callout
Missing from home elderly gentleman with dementia, found as team assembling at the RV point.
13.30
27/05/2013
Team callout
While participating in the Barnard Castle Meet the Team responded to reports of a person having fallen somewere in the High Street. A 47yr old female was located with a suspected fractured ankle. The lady was treated by our advanced medics and transported to hospital in a Team ambulance due to the Ambulance Service being very busy due to increased incidents over the Bank Holiday.
22.43
19/05/2013
Other
12.30
12/05/2013
Team callout
Team called out on 12/05/13 to conduct a canoe search of the River Wear in Durham City for a woman missing since Saturday morning. Just as team were deploying a body was located by a member of the public close to the missing ladies home.
12.00
05/05/2013
Team callout
Search for a missing 69 year old lady from Eaglescliffe.
19.00
01/05/2013
Team callout
Team called to assist with search for despondent 31 year old male in Kepier woods area on the outskirts of Durham City. The Team's Canoe section also attended searching from the outskirts of the city down to Finchale Priory. The search was stood down when the missing persons phone was pinged outside the area.
Archive: 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000
1999 1996 1995 1994 1993 1992 1991 1990
1989 1988 1987 1986 1985 1984 1983 1982 1981
1979 1978 1977 1976 1974 1972 1970
1969 1968
Please note: Online callout records before November 1999 are incomplete - we are in the process of digitalising earlier years but it is slow process and we're all busy people!

 

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