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Archive for November 2016

Joint training day

Scarborough and Ryedale Mountain Rescue Team, Filey Lifeboat, Filey Coastguard, HM Coastguard Yorkshire & Lincolnshire along with Police officers from Filey Police and Eastfield have spent today learning about each others capabilities and testing responses to different scenarios. Here are a few pictures from our stand. Great […]

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You are never too young to learn about hill safety.

One of our charitable aims is to: Assist other organisations in acquiring knowledge of safety techniques in wild country and cooperate with the National Parks Authorities in all matters of safety on the North York Moors. With that in mind it was a pleasure for the team […]

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More Hardmoors generosity

A big thank you to Jon, Shirley and the Hardmoors Ultra family for their fantastic donation of £1245.50 to the team today. Entrants to the Hardmoors events are asked to consider a small donation to Mountain Rescue for each event they enter and the proceeds are then […]

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New boat thanks to local Rotary Club

In recent years around 20% of our incidents have involved searches in or around water, flood and tidal surge rescue. Thanks to the generosity of Pickering and District Rotary Club we now have a shiny new rescue boat to augment the rescue raft which served us so […]

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Generosity from the Proudfoot Group

Team members had an early start this morning to show our appreciation to the Proudfoot Group. From 5th October 2015 larger shops in England had to charge 5p for a single use carrier bag. Proudfoot, although employing less than 250 staff, also decided to charge for their […]

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Team meeting presentations

Some recognition at yesterday’s team meeting: Firstly congratulations to Steve and Liz for being voted in as full team members by the team after going well over and above their probationary training and attendance. We then had the honour and pleasure to award Steve the Mountain Rescue […]

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Anni and Search Dog Zee requalify

Search dog Zee is a 6 year old German Shepherd. She is handled by team member Anni, and was a rescue dog when Anni re-homed her in 2010. They train every week in various remote areas from moorland to woodland. Fellow team members volunteer as ‘dogsbodies’ and […]

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