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Hollins Cross, the great ridge.

The team was called out along with Edale Mountain Rescue Team to assist an injured person who had slipped and sustained a lower leg injury.

Team members admiistered pain relief and immobilised the leg, before placing the casualty on the stretcher for evacuation to the ambulance.

The casualty agreed to be taken to hospital in their by their own vehicle.

We wish the casualty a quick recovery.

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Whitehall, north west of Buxton

The team was called out to assist a walker who had a lower leg injury on the track above Whitehall.

The casualty was taken back to Castle Naze to their vehicle and advised to seek medical attention if the self help did not improve the condition.

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Ashford in the Water, west of Bakewell.

The team leader was contacted to assist in the search for a missing person somewhere around Ashford in the Water.

Just before the team were called out, information came through that the missing person had been found safe and well.

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Teggs Nose Country Park, Macclesfield

The team was called out early afternoon today to a location on the Gritstone Trail in Teggs Nose Country Park, near Macclesfield. In view of the location, volunteers from both Buxton Mountain Rescue Team and Cheshire Search and Rescue responded alongside North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust (NWAS).

The incident was coordinated via the Cheshire Police Rural Crime Team, who were first on the scene.

On arrival, the teams assisted the NWAS and Police and set about organising the casualty evacuation using Cheshire Search and Rescue’s stretcher. The …

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Following a report from a local team member of what appeared to be an encampment in the woods, six team members accessed the area to check out what was there.

Pleased to say, at the time there were no persons under the tarps.

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Hollinsclough, south of Buxton

The team was called out on Friday evening to assist East Midlands Ambulance Service, who were responding to a gentleman suffering a serious medical episode at a remote farm.

Due to winter conditions, road access to the farm was hampered by snow and ice. After rendezvousing at the team’s base at Buxton Fire Station, all four of the team’s response vehicles, along with fifteen team members made their way to towards the farm.

In view of the seriouness of the incident and the difficulties of the challenging road conditions, …

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Grinlow, south west of Buxton

The team was called to assist EMAS and DFRS with evacuation of casualties from a vehicle that had come to rest in a field having left the road in snowy conditions.

The vehicle occupants were treated by EMAS, and evacuted by EMAS, DFRS and BMRT personnel.

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Mam Tor, Castleton

The first call out of 2022 wasn’t long in coming as many people were taking advantage of the unseasonably warm weather today, to get out and about and enjoy the views whilst exploring the Peak District National Park.

A group of walkers were descending the field below Mam Nick near Mam Tor, when one of the party slipped unfortunately injuring their lower leg. Both Edale Mountain Rescue Team and Buxton Mountain Rescue Teams responded to the call out and were soon on the scene to administer first aid. The injury was causing …

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Teggs Nose, east of Macclesfield

The team was called out to assist Cheshire SAR with a search for a missing person who was believed to be east ofMacclesfield.

As team members were arriving at the Country Park, the missing person was located.

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Chrome Hill

A little bit of deja vu with today’s callout. Due to extremely slippery conditions over the ridge of Chrome Hill a small group of walkers wisely chose a low level route into Dowel Dale. Unfortunately, whilst descending a grassy path the casualty slipped causing a painful injury to the right ankle. For the second time in a few days, the team met in Glutton Bridge where team members were transferred in the response vehicles to the base of Chrome Hill. After an extremely muddy and very slippery ascent three team members arrived at the casualty’s location. The weather …

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