Category: Featured

Our Blue Light relay

On Saturday 10th June we welcomed the Our Blue Light relay to Derbyshire. The Blue Light Torch is making its way around the north of England helping to raise the issue of mental health and well-being throughout the statutory and voluntary blue light services.

16: Callout Friday 14th April 2017

We were called to provide water search resources to assist Edale MRT in a search they had going on in Sheffield. 2 of our Swift Water Technicians (SRT’s) complete with raft and other kit drove over to assist in the search. The misper was located by police and the teams stood down.

Neale Pinkerton

Team Leader

15: Callout Sunday 9th April 2017

We were called to assist a walker with a reported dislocated knee. His position was initially reported as under Kinder Downfall. However, following a very broken telephone conversation, it became apparent that that as not correct and that they were intact somewhere off the southern edge in one of the cloughs.

12: Callout Friday 10th March 2017

The team were called to assist a male who had been reported with a lower leg injury. Having confirmed his location, team members were able to get to his location and provide initial treatment. Once stabilised, he was packaged up onto our stretcher and carried to our waiting vehicle before being transferred to a land ambulance.

Neale Pinkerton

Team Leader

11: Callout Sunday 5th March 2017

The team were called to assist a lady who had been out walking her dog. She had slipped and injured her ankle. Having confirmed their location through SARLOC, we were able to quickly locate her party and after medical attention, she was loaded onto a stretcher and carried down to an EMAS ambulance.

Neale Pinkerton

Team Leader

In memory of Ken Beetham

On Sunday 19 February 2017, the team welcomed family and friends of the late Ken Beetham to the base. Ken’s daughter presented a cheque for £900 to the team’s Chairman and the guests then toured the base. Many thanks to all for their generosity.