2023: 51 Callouts | 2022: 61 Callouts


24th February 2024


Rescue – Broughton Plantation (Clay Bank)

SATURDAY 24TH FEBRUARY 2024 (2117 HOURS) Five call-outs so far this month and our second Saturday night in a row. We received a request from North Yorkshire Police to support them in the Clay Bank area following reports of ‘calls for help’ having been heard in nearby woodland. We dispatched a Land Rover with four Team Members on board in…

19th February 2024


Search – Emergency Distress Beacon

MONDAY 19TH FEBRUARY 2024 (1904 hours) Last night we received a call from Cleveland Police control room staff who had taken a report from Humber Coastguard of an emergency distress beacon that was indicating as possibly originating in Guisborough Woods, not far from Highcliff Nab. We agreed to undertake a search of the location and the surrounding area. Five Team…

17th February 2024


Stranded Family – near Danby

SATURDAY 17TH FEBRUARY 2024 (2141 HOURS) We were contacted by North Yorkshire Police and asked to locate a family who were staying in a holiday property on the North York Moors a few miles south of Danby village. Since making contact with the Police regarding a problem earlier in the evening further contact with them had been lost, probably due…

15th February 2024


Search – Billingham Beck

THURSDAY 15TH FEBRUARY 2024 For the second time this week, the Team was deployed to search at the request of Cleveland Police as part of their ongoing enquiries to trace a missing man. This time nineteen of our search & rescue members were involved searching further areas in the Billingham Beck area together with both Team Land Rovers, our Incident…

12th February 2024


Search – Billingham Beck Country Park

Monday 12th February 2024 The Team was deployed to search areas around Billingham Beck Country Park at the request of Cleveland Police as part of their ongoing enquiries to trace a missing person. Seventeen of our volunteer search & rescue members were involved together with one Team Land Rover and our Incident Control Vehicle.

27th January 2024


Rescue – Hutton Moor, Guisborough

SATURDAY 27TH JANUARY 2024 (1051 HOURS) With most of our available Team members deployed on a full-day search & rescue exercise in the Osmotherley area, training was interrupted for some of them when we received a report, from the North East Ambulance Service, of an injured mountain biker in woodlands south of Hutton Village, Guisborough. Two Team Land Rovers containing…

19th January 2024


Ambulance assistance – Greenhow Plantation

FRIDAY 19TH JANUARY 2024 We were called at lunchtime by the Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust to a report of a man who was feeling unwell whilst walking in the Greenhow Plantation area, which is east of Clay Bank. Team members were directed to the area, whilst we used the mountain rescue Phone Find system to get an accurate location…

16th January 2024


Rescue – mountain biker near Kilburn

TUESDAY 16TH JANUARY 2024 (1432) North Yorkshire Police contacted us in the afternoon after they had taken a report of a mountain biker with a knee injury in woodland north-west of Kilburn, Thirsk. Team members were deployed from various locations - three of them taking a Team Land Rover from our Base and others making their own way using their…

13th January 2024


Search – Battersby & Ingleby area

SATURDAY 13TH JANUARY 2024 Team members have been assisting North Yorkshire Police in their continuing search for Annie Dryden. Our search included a range of locations around Battersby and Ingleby Moors and further afield but unfortunately Annie remains missing, with Police enquiries continuing. Twenty-six Cleveland MRT members have been involved at various times. Many thanks to local landowners for access…

28th December 2023


Tragedy in flood waters – near Glaisdale

THURSDAY 28TH DECEMBER 2023 The Team was contacted by North Yorkshire Police during the afternoon to assist with a report of a car in flood waters on the River Esk near Glaisdale. Other emergency services attended including the Yorkshire Ambulance Service, North Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service and a Coastguard Helicopter. After liaising with the other services, Cleveland MRT members…