Category: co2010

Call out: 15th January 2010

  • Location – Sandy Heys / Kinder Scout
  • Time – 22:30 till 00:00
  • Team Members – 2
  • Man Hours – 3

I received a call at 22:30 from the residents of the lower reservoir house which is located beside the dam wall of Kinder reservoir. They had seen lights approximately 1/3 of the way up Read More…

29. Call out: 13th January 2010

  • Type – Extraction of patient from house to specialist ambulance
  • Location – Offerton
  • Time – 2130 till 2330
  • Team Members – 13
  • Man Hours – 26

Just as we were beginning to hear news of a thaw coming and a return to a more normal pattern of calls for assistance; I received a call from Read More…

27-28. Callouts: Monday 11th January 2010

  • Assist Ambulance Service. Hollingworth
  • Assist Ambulance Service. Hattersley, Tameside

Today marks the seventh consecutive day of callouts for Kinder Team and in that time we have clocked up as many (if not more) jobs than we do in a typical year.

One very cold week in January…

Since the world awoke to a snow covered world on Tuesday 5 January, Kinder Mountain Rescue Team has been working round the clock to man our base in Hayfield and to crew our two landrovers responding to incidents throughout Greater Manchester and Derbyshire.

24-26. Callouts: Sunday 10th January 2010

  • Assist Ambulance Service. Disley, Cheshire.
  • Assist Ambulance Service. Audenshaw, Tameside.
  • Assist Ambulance Service. Marple, Stockport.

Another busy day with a mix of jobs (mountain and assisting of emergency services) and another fall of snow.

Darren Wallis – Team Leader

23. Call Out: Sunday 10th January 2010

  • Time 17.30 – 21.00
  • Location Kinder Low Trig
  • Team Members 36
  • Man hours 126

Following on from a week of hectic activity supporting the local ambulance services, where we have responded to 30 calls for our assistance, the team got a hill job this evening.

Alan’s Diary – Callout 10.1.10

After the craziest week I have ever seen in Mountain Rescue, the jobs were still coming thick and fast.  So far this week the team had been out to 30 jobs, to drag Ambulances out of snow drifts, recover patients the Ambulance service couldn’t get to and ferry a constant Read More…

18-20. Callouts: 8th January 2010

  • Assist ambulance service. Chapel en le Frith, Derbyshire.
  • Assist ambulance service. Bolton, Manchester.
  • Assist ambulance service. Chapel en le Frith, Derbyshire.
  • Now in our forth consecutive day of helping the ambulance service and I am very grateful to employers and families for their ongoing patience as the calls for our assistance continue to Read More…