Latest Incident: 30/04/22 Team were called out this afternoon to assist the police with access to an area of steep ground in Castle Eden Dene Peterlee.
20th July 2017 EXTENSIVE SEARCH IN PETER LEE AREA
Fourteen Mountain Rescue Volunteers from Teesdale and Weardale Search and Mountain Rescue Team supported by four dog handlers (and their dogs) from Yorkshire and Northumberland search for 12 hours today for a 65 year old female missing from her home in Peter Lee. The Team searched both the parkland within the Town and the steep and overgrown ground within Castle Eden Dene. No sign of the missing lady was found and the police are continuing to review all the evidence to lead further enquiries.
Notes For Editor Teesdale
& Weardale Search & Mountain Rescue Team are affiliated to the "Mountain
Rescue - England and Wales". We provide a Search and Rescue service throughout
County Durham and beyond primarily for the Police but also for the other emergency
services. All Team members are volunteers and we rely on monies raised by ourselves
as a registered charity to run the Team. Further details regarding our latest
callouts and Team information can be found on our website www.twsmrt.org.uk