Latest Incident: 19/10/21 Team called to rescue female with leg injury near Frosterly. Team stood down while assembling since assistance no longer required.
10th March 2014 RESCUE TEAM INVOLVED IN MISSING DEPUTY HEAD SEARCH
Teesdale & Weardale Search & Mountain Rescue Team were called out this morning (Monday) to assist in the search for missing Durham School Deputy Head Mark Bushnell. Mr Bushnells car had been found overnight in a car park near Blackhall Rocks, County Durham. Mountain Rescue search manager John Little said " We were contacted by Durham Police at 7am today. Ten of our team members plus two mountain rescue search dogs search an extensive area including Castle Eden and Crimdon Denes. We were assisted by the Coastguard and Police officers. Unfortunately nothing was found.
Notes For Editor Teesdale
& Weardale Search & Mountain Rescue Team are affiliated to the "Mountain
Rescue - England and Wales". We provide a Search and Rescue service throughout
County Durham and beyond primarily for the Police but also for the other emergency
services. All Team members are volunteers and we rely on monies raised by ourselves
as a registered charity to run the Team. Further details regarding our latest
callouts and Team information can be found on our website www.twsmrt.org.uk