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Archive for June 2012

The Olympic Flame arrives in North Yorkshire

Scarborough and Ryedale Mountain Rescue Team and Cleveland Mountain Rescue team were invited by Welcome 2 Yorkshire to meet the Olympic torch as it arrived into North Yorkshire this morning. The picture above shows the torch coming through with team members and vehicles in the background. Afterwards […]

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Rowathon – results and thanks

By kind permission of the Brunswick Shopping Centre the team held a charity Rowathon in the centre on Saturday the 16th of June. Our aim, in addition to raising much needed funds for the team, was to row one mile for every year since the formation of the […]

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Supporting the team

Jon Rushton from North Yorkshire Police provides support, direction and guidance to the North Yorkshire voluntary rescue teams on behalf of the Force and additionally earlier this year joined us in his own time to take part in the Falcon Flyer Winter Challenge walk and raise funds […]

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Training with North Yorkshire Police Dog Section

While Mountain Rescue teams have dedicated search dogs available through the Search and Rescue Dog Association (SARDA) we can also call on the skills of our local Police Dog teams and their General Purpose Search dogs to assist in Search and Rescue incidents. We spent an entertaining and […]

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Testing the Strongest Signal SIM

The team, as with most other Mountain Rescue Teams, utilise VHF radios for their operational communications and have links back to the emergency services by means of their Airwave solutions when we are deployed on incidents. However, we also have a heavy reliance on commercial mobile phone services to activate the team […]

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Search 6th June

We had an interesting search opportunity last night as reported on our incidents page.  Thanks to Mark for the report and the quote:

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May (Royal) newsletter

Our May newsletter is out, lots of Royal activities. May 12 newsletter

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People’s postcode trust – donation

The People’s Postcode Trust have made a grant of £9000 to Scarborough & Ryedale MRT for the replacement of team members waterproofs and climbing helmets. The People’s Postcode Trust is a grant-giving charity funded entirely by the players of People’s Postcode Lottery. Members of the team are […]

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The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service

The team are proud to announce today that we have been conferred The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service for 2012.     The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service, which is made annually, recognises and rewards excellence in voluntary activities carried out by groups in the community. We […]

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The Olympic Torch and its arrival in Yorkshire

We are pleased to report that Yorkshire Gold have asked that our team be present in Hinderwell at 09:01 on the 18th of June to help celebrate the Olympic  torch arriving on Yorkshire soil.  We are equally pleased that the invitation has been extended to our sister […]

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