UWFRA News

News: New Comms System For Use On Cave Rescues

Upper Wharfedale Fell Rescue Association is using a new communication system known as Cave-Link to help them on cave rescues. Communications are a critical part of any underground rescue, and anyone who’s been involved on ...

Event: Upper Wharfedale Fell Rescue Association Three Peaks Challenge

On the 25th June 2016, the Upper Wharfedale Fell Rescue Association are holding a fund-raising event, the Three Peaks Challenge. The Upper Wharfedale Fell Rescue team are again running their Wharfedale Three Peaks Challenge fundraising ...

News: Upper Wharfedale Fell Rescue Gets Funds Boost

The Upper Wharfedale Fell Rescue Team has been saving lives above and below ground for over 67 years and indeed their current base was the first ever purpose-built Mountain Rescue Post in the country when ...
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Rescue: UWFRA attend incident near Hetton

The UWFRA team attended an incident near Hetton after a female walker sustained a suspected broken ankle. Eighteen team members attended the incident and stretchered the victim to a waiting ambulance. See the full incident details ...

Rescue: UWFRA assist fallen walker at Heber’s Gyhll

Sixteen UWFRA members attended a call out at Heber's Gyhll near Ilkley on Saturday assisting a 61 year old male who had fallen five metres into a stream, sustaining shoulder and pelvic injuries. After treatment he was ...

UWFRA Animal Rescue

The team was called out by North Yorkshire Police after a dog was reported down one of the rock crevasses on Guisecliff. Paddy the spaniel was soon located and team members climbed down the six ...