TWSMRT All the latest news from the Teesdale and Weardale Search and Moutain Rescue Team http://www.twsmrt.org.uk Callout 14/05/17 http://www.twsmrt.org.uk/callouts.php#c856 The police called the team having had a phone call from a young lady who had become lost in Hamsterley forest driving back from an event. She has taken a wrong turning and found herself at a locked gate in the forest not knowing where she was or how to get back. We were able to talk to her and she gave us a good description of her surroundings and three team members were then able to locate her and accompany her back in the team land rover. http://www.twsmrt.org.uk/callouts.php#c856 Callout 14/05/17 http://www.twsmrt.org.uk/callouts.php#c857 Team were called out at 23.45 to search for a vulnerable male in the Stanley area of County Durham. As the search was commencing the missing person returned to his home. http://www.twsmrt.org.uk/callouts.php#c857 Callout 07/05/17 http://www.twsmrt.org.uk/callouts.php#c854 Team members were in Hamsterley Forest as part if ongoing development work and assisted Mountain biker with deep laceration to leg after a fall. Taken to hospital by ambulance. http://www.twsmrt.org.uk/callouts.php#c854 Callout 07/05/17 http://www.twsmrt.org.uk/callouts.php#c855 Team called late on Sunday night to search for a missing Female who's car had reported its self as crashed but the driver who was thought to be in a vulnerable state was missing. The car was near the River Wear in Willington. As the team assembled the missing female arrived safely at a friends house and the search was stood down. http://www.twsmrt.org.uk/callouts.php#c855 Callout 04/05/17 http://www.twsmrt.org.uk/callouts.php#c851 Team called to search for despondent male last seen on railway at Chester-Le-Street station. Search manager met with police to determine search strategy when missing male arrived safely at partners house in Chester-Le-Street. http://www.twsmrt.org.uk/callouts.php#c851 Press Release: 17/04/17 - MOUNTAIN RESCUE TEAMS SAVE ARMY CADETS FROM NIGHT ON THE MOORS. http://www.twsmrt.org.uk/pressReleases/releases.php?id=136 Teesdale and Weardale search and mountain rescue team were called on Easter Sunday to assist Kirkby Stephen MRT to locate a group of army cadets. The group had set off at 0900hrs  from Murton in Cumbria to navigate around the Warcop military training area, during the afternoon one of the group, a 14 yr old female complained of abdominal pain. The group pitched their tents and sent two senior cadets to get assistance as there is no phone signal in the area. Once the alarm was raised, Kirkby Stephen mrt set off from the west via High cup nick and the Teesdale and Weardale team set off from the east via Cow green. At approximately 2100hrs two members of KSMRT and four members of TWSMRT discovered the cadets camp and the female casualty was assessed by a team doctor. At this point the casualty's pain had subsided and the decision was made to escort the group on foot back to awaiting TWSMRT vehicles, from where they were driven to Birkdale farm nr Cow Green reservoir. The cadet group were cold and wet, but very pleased to have been rescued from what was looking like a night camped high in the Pennines. The cadets were taken back to their base. 9 members of Kirkby Stephen MRT and 16 members of Teesdale and Weardale search and mrt had been deployed for approximately 5 hours. http://www.twsmrt.org.uk/pressReleases/releases.php?id=136 Press Release: 10/04/17 - REPORTED MISSING http://www.twsmrt.org.uk/pressReleases/releases.php?id=135 The Teesdale and Weardale search and mountain rescue team will feature in two episodes of the new BBC1 program, 'Reported Missing', the first of which will be shown on Wed.12 April. The team will be seen again in episode 3 on April 26th. http://www.twsmrt.org.uk/pressReleases/releases.php?id=135