Rescue from canal bank

Callout for the Bowland Pennine Mountain Rescue team
Callout for the Bowland Pennine Mountain Rescue team

The Bowland Pennine Mountain Rescue team was called out to assist after a walker broke an ankle on the banks of the Lancaster Canal near Carnforth on Saturday afternoon.

A team spokesman said: “We were alerted to the casualty by the North West Ambulance Service and carried him to the waiting ambulance.”

Either side of that incident, the Barnacre-based team assisted with searches for two missing persons, who were later found safe and well.