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The Team have been involved with 35 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: 2016 2015 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
11.00
15/02/2016
Team callout
Team called to search for a vulnerable missing 52 year old male last seen at 18.15 the previous evening. The team cleared lots of pockets of woodland within 1km of the missing persons home address. The search stood down shortly before nightfall when the missing person is believed to have made a financial transaction outside the area. The missing male was safely located overnight.
04.00
11/02/2016
Team callout
Female misper, 67, missing since 4pm previous day near Sacriston. Found out of area while the team was searching woodland areas close to her home.
15.00
05/02/2016
Team callout
09.00
26/01/2016
Team callout
08.00
27/12/2015
Team callout
Assisted North of Tyne MR Team in search for missing 59 year old female in the Ponteland area of Northumberland.
23.00
26/12/2015
Team callout
The team spent 30 plus hours at the flooding in York on Sunday rescuing people from their flooded houses.
13.00
20/12/2015
Team callout
Team called to search for a missing kayaker who had been seen in difficulties by a member of the public on the River Tees in Winston. The team were stood down whilst assembling when the kayaker was confirmed safe and well.
16.00
12/12/2015
Team callout
The Team were asked by the North East Ambulance Service to provide a 4 wheel drive ambulance and crew to assist during a period of heavy snow. We crewed one of our Land Rovers based in the Durham area with a doctor, advanced medic and blue light qualified driver for 24 hours from Saturday afternoon. The Team treated around 20 patients and transported several of them to hospitals in the North East.
16.00
05/12/2015
Team callout
Team assembled in case assistance was required with the floods in Durham or neighboring counties. In the event we were not called upon to take any action and returned to standby at about 22.00 as local river levels peaked.
03.30
28/11/2015
Other
Team went on standby at 03:30am to assist in the search of a missing male near the River Gaunless in Bishop Auckland. The misper was found safe and well and the team was stood down without callout.
09.00
19/09/2015
Team callout
The Team were asked to support the continuing large scale North Pennine search in the Crossby Ravenstone area for a missing female with Alzheimers who had taken her dog for a walk two days early and not been seen since. A body and the missing dog (who was unhurt) were found by the Team near the M6 - just over 4km from her home.
14.30
18/09/2015
Team callout
14.30
18/09/2015
Team callout
02.00
13/09/2015
Team callout
Call to assist Penrith MRT to search for missing male hiker on Cross Fell who had got lost. Team stood down when Penrith found the walker.
18.00
04/08/2015
Team callout
Team called to search for a pair of poorly equipped paddlers, paddling on the river Tees from Croft near Darlington. The missing persons were reported as 2 hours overdue. The Team were stood down whilst assembling when the missing paddlers turned up safe and well.
10.00
18/07/2015
Team callout
Continuation of the search for Darren Lawler. Focused on the Carrs nature reserve and the area East of the main rail line adjacent to the Thrislington works. Search was with canoes, Water technicians and land searchers, In very difficult conditions. Unfortunately nothing was found.
00.00
11/07/2015
Other
Team put on standby overnight to assist Swaledale MRT with a search near Leyburn in the morning. Team stood down at 3.30am
07.40
07/07/2015
Team callout
Team called to assist the Police in a search for an elderly man suffering from dementia last seen in Darlington Town Centre on Monday evening. As the Team were deploying he was found inside a building by staff as they arrived for work on Tuesday morning.
09.00
05/07/2015
Team callout
The Team assisted in a major search for a missing teenager alongside the police and fire service with further assistance from Swaledale MRT. The Team searched the river and river banks from Witton Park down to Bishop Auckland. The body of the missing teenage was recovered by the police divers very close to where he was last seen later that evening.
14.30
04/07/2015
Team callout
Whilst carrying out medical cover for a running race in Hamsterley Forest team members were asked by the police to assist a mountain biker who had hit a tree at speed and injured himself. We treated the injured man in a vacuum mattress and on a stretcher and then carried him to a waiting ambulance.
23.15
01/07/2015
Team callout
We were called out in the early hours of Friday 2nd July to search for a missing elderly couple. Our search was centred around their car which had been parked on the A689 between Wolsingham, and Frosterley Unfortunately nothing was found.
20.20
27/06/2015
Team callout
The team were called to assist with a female who had fallen and sustained a deep laceration to her arm. One land rover responded while en-route back to base from the previous call out. Team members administered cas-care until hand over to NEAS ambulance
16.20
27/06/2015
Team callout
The Team were called to locate a walker who had reported himself lost while taking part in a long distance challenge walk. Two team land rovers were despatched and located the walker on ground above Pikeston Fell, disoriented but unhurt.
18.30
23/06/2015
Team callout
Team called by ambulance following a report of a mountain biker who had fallen in Hamsterly Forest suffering an open leg fracture. Team attended and carried casualty to helicopter.
05.00
20/06/2015
Team callout
Following the stand down in the search for the missing 6 year old child the Team were asked if they could also assist in the ongoing search for a missing despondent male. He was found alive by the police very shortly after the Teams help had been requested.
04.00
20/06/2015
Team callout
Team requested to assist in a search for missing six year old child who had last been seen the previous evening. Missing child found by police based on new information whilst the Team were being deployed.
15.00
19/06/2015
Team callout
Team requested to search for missing person believed to be near the river in Chester-Le-Street. Missing person found by police as the Team were assembling
09.00
17/06/2015
Team callout
22.00
16/06/2015
Team callout
Search for an elderly gentleman missing in the Consett area. Unfortunately the missing person had died and was found the following morning some miles from the search area.
10.30
14/06/2015
Team callout
Continuation of yesterdays search, with emphasis on his known walking routes.
12.30
13/06/2015
Team callout
Search for a 31 yr.,old, vulnerable male, missing from home in Ferryhill since Thursday.
16.00
28/05/2015
Team callout
A man who was swimming just below Low Force submerged in the river and was not seen again. TWSMRT assisted with a search of the River Tees from Low Force to Middleton in Teesdale. The body of the missing man was recovered by police divers the following day.
ITV news Chronicle Live
11.00
25/05/2015
Team callout
The team where called out to search for a missing lady at Brusselton Woods after information was received from Durham Police. Whilst the team were searching, Durham Police found the lady well outside of the search area.
03.00
20/05/2015
Team callout
The Team were called in the small hour of the morning to search for an elderly missing male with dermenture. The man had last been seen at his home in Middleton St George (near Darlington) at 23.45 the previous evening. As the Team searched the surrounding area supported by Cleveland Team the missing male was found by a member of the public having walked across country in a North Easterly direction.
12.00
19/05/2015
Team callout
Team requested to assist Ambulance service with a technical recovery of a body from a steep valley near Hamsterly Mill on the North of the County.
Archive: 2016 2015 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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