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The Team have been involved with 30 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: 2018 2017 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
Callout number
Nature Description Online Links
13.00
19/10/2018
29
Team callout
Team called to assist NEAS evacuating a mountain biker in Hamsterly Forest who'd come off his bike and suffered serious head injuries. Cyclist evacuated down to NEAS ambulance for transportation to hospital.
18.30
11/10/2018
28
Team callout
Team was contacted by Police at 1830 yesterday. A vulnerable male from Peterlee was last seen at home address 2am on Friday morning. It was agreed with Police that a small group of Mountain Rescue volunteers would check out a limited number of locations in Castle Eden Dene on Friday evening and a full search would commence at 0900hrs Saturday including 1 TWSMRT and 3 regional SARDA dogs. We were contacted by the Police at early this morning to say the missing person had returned home in the early hours safe.
19.30
23/09/2018
27
Team callout
Team called by NEAS to assist with evacuation of walker on Edmondbyers Fell who had fallen and broken his arm. The walker was located by paramedics as Team members arrived on scene. The injured walker was evacuated in a farmers landrover. 12 Team members responded.
09.00
14/09/2018
26
Team callout
Team continued to search for 30 year old male missing from Shiney Row along side 3 SARDA dogs and North of Tyne MRT. The search covered large areas of woodland to the east of the Lambton Estate. A body was found by a team search dog and the search was stood down.
08.30
07/09/2018
25
Team callout
Team called to assist Northumberland Mountain Rescue Teams on the 3rd day of a search for a 70 year old male in the Heworth area of Newcastle. The missing person was not located.
18.00
24/08/2018
24
Team callout
The team were contacted by NEAS Control with a request for assistance at Hamsterley Forest for a mountain biker with a dislocated shoulder. Team members were en route when the ambulance crew managed to resolve the problem and we stood down.
16.00
13/07/2018
23
Team callout
Team called to treat and evacuate a Scout who had tripped and injured his leg while taking part in a Scout competition. The injury was dressed and the boy assisted to the Team vehicle before being transferred to the Scout minibus for transfer to hospital.
19.03
25/06/2018
22
Team callout
Team were put on standby to search for a walker with a medical condition who had become separated from his walking companion. Last seen near Low Force. As the Team were about to be callout the walker was found by a member of the public and given a lift back to his friend.
18.00
22/06/2018
21
Team callout
The Team were called to deal with a 59yr old male walker who had slipped while descending a steep slope as part of an organised challenge walk. The casualty was located in the Great Eggleshope Beck area before having his ankle splinted and being transported to hospital.
09.00
22/06/2018
20
Team callout
One of the Teamís doctors and extended skills medics came upon a motorcycle rtc that had just occurred on one of the upland roads crossing between Weardale and Teesdale. In this case a 25yr old female motorcyclist had lost control while cornering and had been thrown from her machine some 40-50m down the road. She was stabilised at scene and treated for multiple trauma including limb and pelvic injuries. The casualty was handed over to a NEAS ambulance crew for transport to a regional trauma centre.
09.00
16/06/2018
19
Team callout
The Team cancelled their monthly training to continue their search for the missing 86 year old male from Durham City. The Team re-searched the large area of steep overgrown land adjacent to the missing mans house and then also searched in the Hollingside Lane area of the City - an area the m,issing male was known to frequent. Unfortunately again, nothing was found. Missing male was found the following day at Darlington Station.
12.00
15/06/2018
18
Team callout
Team called to search for 86 year old male missing since 8.30am from the Neville's Cross area of Durham City. The Team searched a large area of steep overgrown land adjacent to the missing mans house and the Canoe Team searched the river Browney from the Stonebridge pub to the Croxdale. Nothing was found.
04.00
07/06/2018
17
Team callout
Team were called at 4am to search for a missing 50 year old despondent female who's car had been found at Middleton One Row (near Darlington) and near the River Tees. Soon after the search commenced evidence was found about 1km from the missing ladies car that suggested that the missing female may have entered the water. The Canoe group continued to search downstream and located a body in the river a further 1km downstream. After formalities were completed by the police the Team recovered the body from the water up a steep embankment.
12.35
19/05/2018
16
Team callout
While on exercise in Hamsterley Forest the Team was called to assist with a 52 year old male who had fallen from his mountain bike at speed while negotiating a corner. He was assessed and treated by team members qualified in extended skills casualty care before being forwarded to hospital.
07.00
03/05/2018
15
Team callout
Team called to rescue a 9 month old Labrador puppy (called Riley) which had slipped down a very steep bank above the River Tees at Cotherstone. The team lowered 2 team members to the dog and after a quick check over put him into a large bag to safely lower him to the bottom of the bank. After a more extensive check by our senior dog handler we confirmed Riley seemed none the worse for his adventure and was safely returned to his grateful owner.
21.h0
20/04/2018
14
Team callout
On Saturday night the team spent a number of hours searching for an elderly gentleman missing from home in Chester or Street. He was not found that night but fortunately as the team prepared to go out again on Sunday morning he was found safe and well by the police.
15.30
14/04/2018
13
Team callout
Team called on Sunday afternoon to an elderly walker collapsed on the Pennine Way south of Middleton in Teesdale. The casualty and the remainder of his party were transported off the fell, a distance of approx 1.5km and handed over to ambulance personnel.
13.30
18/03/2018
12
Team callout
The team were called to assist NEAS with carrying a walker with a broken leg across farmland to the ambulance. 8 team members assisted with the evacuation.
17.00
02/03/2018
11
Team callout
Team called to assist an off duty Northumbrian police officer who's personal vehicle had got stuck in the snow. Vehicle winched to safety.
09.00
02/03/2018
10
Team callout
Team involved in a major rescue effort to locate and evacuate a lorry driver who had followed his satnav across a high Pennine route between Middleton in Teesdale and Alston. His lorry had become stuff 48 hours earlier and there was increasing concern for his well being. The rescue included helicopters, snow blowers with the driver finally being reached by a local farmer using a tracked quad bike.
07.00
01/03/2018
9
Team callout
Team continue to work with both the North East Ambulance Service, Durham Police and others providing first aid at Road Traffic Accidents, treating and transporting emergencies to hospital and transferring dialysis patients from remote home to major hospitals for treatment.
09.00
01/03/2018
8
Team callout
Team called in the early hours to search for missing female in the West Pelton area. Missing person vulnerable because of extreme temperatures. Fortunately the missing female was located at a friends house before the Team deployed.
09.00
28/02/2018
7
Team callout
Team called to assist NEAS from lunch time due to adverse weather conditions. All 3 vehicles treating casualties and ferrying patients to and from hospitals.
17.00
10/02/2018
6
Team callout
Team put on standby to assist with the evacuation of an injured walker in Castle Eden Dene. Team stood down when assistance not required.
17.15
28/01/2018
5
Team callout
Search for a male missing from his home address in Darlington. As we were searching he was found out of the search area in a city by the Police.
09.00
22/01/2018
4
Team callout
Team called to continue search for missing male in Easington area. A body was found on the beach by family members while Cleveland and Teesdale Teams were briefing prior to commencing their search of the beach.
22.00
21/01/2018
3
Team callout
Team called late in the evening to assist with search for missing 60 year old male in Easington Colliery area. The team searched for a number of hours into the early hours of the following morning covering Hawthorne Dene, while the Coastguard searched the coastal area and the coastguard helicopter covered the open ground and coastal fringe in the vicinity.
14.00
21/01/2018
2
Team callout
Elderly gentleman who hiking part of the Pennine way with his companions, felt unwell with reduced level of consciousness. His companions rang the ambulance service, who due to the remote location and winter conditions called out the team. The gentleman was located, assessed by the team casualty carers and evacuated to a road ambulance.
22.30
11/01/2018
1
Team callout
Team called to search for despondent female whose last know position was her home address in Seaham. Team was just about to start searching the urban fringes around her home when she turned up at a police station in Newcastle.
Archive: 2018 2017 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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