Category: co2009

Standby 30-Aug-2009

There are certain names that mean only one thing when they flash on you mobile at teatime on a bank holiday weekend and as expected this was the duty controller with a potential job. Two people were lost on the top of Kinder, close to darkness, but it looked like Read More…

Alan’s Diary – Callout 13.8.09

Sat at home, eating my evening meal when my phone receives a callout text message.  It was a remote RV and a grid reference I didn’t immediately recognise, so I grabbed a map and worked it out.  It was at the top of the hill behind my house.  I quickly Read More…

Callout 17. 12-Aug-2009

We were called out by the Leader of Oldham Team (as the incident was in our area) who had received a call to assist a rider who had sustained back injuries falling from her horse, . Both teams arrived as the casualty was evacuated by air ambulance.  Darren Wallis, Team Leader

Callout 16. 06-Aug-2009

Kinder MRT was called to assist the air ambulance which had been called to evacuate a casualty with a lower leg injury in Broad Clough on the western side of Kinder Scout. On our team members arrival the casualty had been picked up, however they did assist other members of Read More…

White Peak Walk 11.7.09

Last July my husband Nigel and I were providing first aid cover for the White Peak Walk (www.whitepeakwalk.co.uk) along with the other team members of Kinder.   It was a lovely day and the people who were organising it were friendly and chatty and suggested that it might be a good Read More…

Callout 15. 11-July-2009

As we were packing equipment away from callout 14 we received a call from the duty controller to assist the Ambulance service in Mellor, a short drive from our current location. As we arrived at a house surrounded by woodland the paramedics had already arrived. A tree surgeon had fallen Read More…

Alan’s Diary – 2nd Callout 11.7.09

We arrived quickly to a house with a large garden in a wooded area. As we pulled in, there was a potentially horrific scene, of several ambulances, a steep ravine and a discarded chainsaw! Darren, our Team Leader, headed over to find out what had happened and what we needed Read More…

Callout 14. 11-July-2009

At 14:16hrs I received a call from the duty controller to assist Greater Manchester Police with the recovery of a body in the Marple area from a steep area of woodland. Darren Wallis – Team Leader

Alan’s Diary – Callout 11.7.09

Saturday afternoon and I was getting through my weekend jobs. I was just about to give my car its annual wash, when I received a Callout on my phone. The car wash would have to wait another year. I gathered my gear together and headed for the RV. When I Read More…