Tag Archives: Emergency Services

Paraglider and cyclist injured in the Peak District

A paraglider and cyclist needed help from mountain rescue teams after they were injured in separate incidents on Saturday. The Buxton and Edale Teams snatch squad was called to the Monsal Trail after a 53-year-old lady came off her bike and sustained a suspected ankle … Continue reading

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Derbyshire Lifeboat Retired

A LIFEBOAT which was paid for entirely by the people of land-locked Derbyshire is to be retired. The Spirit of Derbyshire  has served Ilfracombe lifeboat station in North Devon for more than  20 years. It was given its name in honour … Continue reading

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MRT called out SIX times in one day

A MOUNTAIN rescue team had a busy weekend with SIX rescues in the Peak  District in one day. Woodhead Mountain Rescue Team were called to assist one stricken walker and  five injured runners during the ‘Lads Leap’ fell race in the Crowden … Continue reading

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Peak walker is rescued in dark

A MAN had to be rescued from moorland in the Peak District after getting lost in bad weather and darkness descending. He went for a walk on Bleaklow last Friday and was eventually found just before midnight after a search … Continue reading

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Woman lost in Peak District

A WOMAN suffering exhaustion was carried to safety by mountain rescue team volunteers after she got lost during a day’s walking in the Peak District. The 65-year-old had been on Bleaklow with her daughter in her 30s when they got … Continue reading

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VAL to sort out drunks and troublemakers

POLICE in Buxton have been making use of a new van which has been brought in to keep night time revellers in the High Peak and Derbyshire Dales safe. A Violence, Alcohol harm and Licensing (VAL) van is being deployed in town centres … Continue reading

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More injuries in Peak District

A 16-year-old student was stretchered from a footpath after breaking his ankle while on a field trip. The student, from Rotherham, was with a party on an outdoor education trip near Millstone Edge, Hathersage on Friday when he went over … Continue reading

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Edale MRT to the Rescue

A CLIMBER was airlifted to hospital after falling 20ft at Curbar Edge in the Peak District. He was climbing in the Avalanche Wall area when he fell at around 3pm on Saturday. Edale Mountain Rescue Team treated him for lower back … Continue reading

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