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The Team have been involved with 46 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: 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
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
22.55
24/12/2001
Team callout
Call out to search for despondent 39 year old woman. Team member enquires located woman and Police make find overdosed taken to hospital. Team stood down en route
08.30
16/12/2001
Team callout
Search continues for missing male pensioner. Team searched steep ground alongside resevoir and canoe search of resevoirs. Nothing found.
Thisithenortheast 17/12/01
13.00
06/12/2001
Team callout
Call to assist Northumberland National Parks Search and Rescue Team in search for vulnerable 80 year old missing from Sunniside since 04.00 hrs. Found in Causey wood having fallen down steep bank and crossed river. Hypothermic - evacuated by Air Ambulance to hospital
23.59
02/12/2001
Team callout
Request by Police to search open and wooded ground adjacent to Housing estate. Missing 35 year old male, possible despondent. Assisted by police air support and Team search dog. Finished 04.00 hrs. Nothing found. Team departs to resume search in Lunedale. This search handed over to Northumberland National Parks Search and Rescue Team and North of Tyne Search and Rescue Team at 09.00 hrs 2/12/01. Nothing found missing person turns up in Scotland safe.
Thisisthenortheast 03/12/02
06.00
02/12/2001
Team callout
Search resumes for Missing male. Assisted by Swaledale FRO and DEFRA Foot and Mouth de-comtamination unit. Nothing found.
10.00
30/11/2001
Team callout
Search continues for elderly missing male. Edge of Selset and forest edges searched. Nothing found

Thisisthenortheast 10/01/02

BBC 10/01/02

Thisithenortheast 02/12/01

03.00
27/11/2001
Team callout
Search for missing 78 year old Mr English. Car had been found abandoned edge of Brownberry plantation. Assisted by police air support and Team Search dog. Nothing found.
08.30
19/11/2001
Team callout
Evidence search requested by Police in the Stang Forest
19.00
24/09/2001
Team callout
Team alaerted to possible request for assistance for canoist who was seen in river. Canoist was brought safely to riverbank by his companions. Team stood down by police after a few minutes.
19.00
24/09/2001
Team callout
Team alerted to possible request for assistance - Canoist had capsized near Middleton Bridge - recovered, uninjured by collegues.
11.00
27/08/2001
Team callout
Team asked by police to search for possible missing person following discovery of disguarded tablet packets. Nothing found.
11.00
27/08/2001
Team callout
Team asked by police to search for possible missing person, following the discovery of a large quantity of discarded paracetamol wrappers in Flatts Wood. No trace of casualty. However team found approx ?13000 worth of cannabis plants being covertly cultivated in the wood.
07.00
02/08/2001
Team callout
Team asked by police to search for young man missing from home since early hours of Monday 30//2001. Wooded and steep ground searched. Body discovered by Team member.
08.30
12/07/2001
Team callout
Team asked by Police to search for vulnerable elderly man missing from home overnight. Turned up safe and well some miles away in Durham City.
18.00
23/06/2001
Team callout
Team member assisted at site of motorcycle RTA. 3 injured persons. One was airlifted to Hexham General Hospital by Air Ambulance.
17.45
04/06/2001
Team callout
20.30
30/05/2001
Team callout
Team asked by police to search for lady missing from home since 27/5/2001. Search continued on 1/6/2001. Nothing found. Body found some miles away several weeks later.
16.00
06/04/2001
Team callout
Team members were returning to Base in a Team vehicle when they came across an RTA. They assisted casulty who was trapped in car until arrival of fire brigade.
20.55
03/04/2001
Team callout
Team asked by police to search for man missing from home. Found safe and weasonably well. Taken to hospital by County Ambulance.
08.00
17/03/2001
Team callout
Team asked by poilice to search River Wear with canoe group, for man missing from home for several weeks. Body found in river.
07.30
22/02/2001
Team callout
Team asked by Swale Fell Rescue Organisation to assist in search for elderby man missing from home. Body found in River Swale
06.30
27/01/2001
Team callout
Search continues from previous day. Nothing found. Body found in canal some weeks later.
11.50
26/01/2001
Team callout
Team asked by Swaledale Fell Rescue Organisation to assist in search for man missing from home. Nothing found
12.01
07/01/2001
Team callout
Team member assisted Swaledale Fell Rescue Organisation by arranging for search dogs to attend incident following the discovery of an unattended car
11.50
01/01/2001
Team callout
Team members assisted county ambulance crew with evacualtion of an elderly lady who had slipped and fallen and suffered fracture of the lower leg (it had snowed overnight).
11.50
01/01/2001
Team callout
Team members discoverd an elderly man lying in a stream at the bottomm of an embankment (it had been snowing heavily and the casulty was intoxicated). Taken to hospital by county ambulance.
12.00
28/12/2000
Team callout
Team member assisted elderly man who had collapsed while returning home from shopping. Taken to hospital by county ambulance.
01.00
09/12/2000
Team callout
As the previous search was finishing the police requested the Team to search for a second man missing from home. Nothing found. He turned up safe and well later that day.
18.25
08/12/2000
Team callout
Team called by police to search for patient missing from Hospital. Found suffering from Hypothermia on 9/12/2000
Archive: 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
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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