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Windgather Rocks, Goyt Valley

The team was requested by North West Ambulance Service to assist with the rescue of a fallen climber at Windgather Rocks.

On arrival at the rendezvous point, North West Air AmbulanceCheshire Fire and Rescue Service and Cheshire Police were also in attendance.

The casualty had fallen about 3 metres and landed awkwardly on his back. He had been given pain relief by the paramedics and placed on a spinal board by the time the mountain rescue volunteers arrived on scene. He was then placed on a mountain rescue stretcher and carried the …

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Ravensdale Cottages, Cressbrook

Buxton Mountain Rescue Team were called to assist Derbyshire Police with the recovery of a deceased person, close to the Monsal Trail, Cressbrook.

Our thoughts are with the family at this sad time.

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Harden Clough, Edale

The team, along with Edale Mountain Rescue Team, was requested by East Midlands Ambulance Service to attend an incident at Harden Clough, Edale.

The casualty had fallen and cut their head whilst out walking. Buxton team members (who were fundraising in Castleton) and an Edale team member (who was in Edale) immediately attended and were able to reach the casualty quickly.

The casualty was transported by Land Rover to Edale Station to be assessed and treated. They were then taken by their family to hospital.

Additional team members traveling …

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Kinder Scout

The second call out of the day for the team came early evening in a search for an overdue group of Duke of Edinburgh participants.

As their exact location was unknown the Kinder Search Plan was initiated. In addition to not knowing where the group were, we had received information that one of the group members may have sustained a lower leg injury.

While team members were traveling to the rendezvous point, the party was located elsewhere, and the team stood down….

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Parkin Clough, Win Hill

Edale Mountain Rescue Team was requested by Derbyshire Constabulary to attend an incident at Parkin Clough. As is standard practice with mid-week callouts, Buxton Mountain Rescue Team were also asked to attend.

The casualty was a member of a Duke of Edinburgh group who had sustained a head and ankle injury in a fall whilst walking towards the top of Parkin Clough . The casualty was assessed before being escorted to an Edale MR Team Landrover which had managed to drive up to the casualty location. The casualty was then driven back to the road …

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