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Support for the team

The team is honoured to be recognised by two local organisations this weekend. Firstly The RAOB The Buffs in Whitby made us their charity of the year for 2013 and are presenting us a cheque this evening. On the same night the Scarborough Hospitality Association are holding […]

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Scarborough Lions New Year Dip

Scarborough Lions New Year Dip

The team were out on News Years day providing medical cover for Scarborough Lions first fundraiser of 2014. Testing conditions for those taking a dip but thankfully no casualties for us. Hopefully lots of funds raised for good causes.

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Navigation training for Humberside Police

Navigation training for Humberside Police

The team were asked to provide some navigation training for Humberside Police, only too willing to help we hosted ten officers today and after a quick classroom session headed off to Saltergate and the Hole of Horcum for some practical work. A good light hearted day was […]

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UNHOLeY support for the team

Team member Neil from Trailblazer Outdoors of Pickering has kindly arranged sponsorship for the team from Tilley UK such that each operational team member has been provided with a free pair of Tilley Unholey walking socks. We are truly grateful for this vital piece of equipment and look […]

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Casualty Care recognition

As with other teams in Mountain Rescue England and Wales we expect a large number of our Operation team members to be ‘Casualty Care’ trained or higher. Earlier in the month sixteen of our team proved their competence in this award. A number were renewing the qualification […]

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A weekend of festive fundraising

This weekend we raised just over £1000 for the team funds. On Saturday Deans Garden Centre, Scarborough kindly allowed to collect in their car park. Pictures below show our fundraising trailer and team members at the entrance to the shop. On Saturday evening two team members and […]

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Fundraising with Aqua Nova Water Bears

For the third year running our friends from Aqua Nova Water Bears have run a christmas tree taxi service from the tree shop in Dalby Village to customer’s cars in exchange for a donation to ourselves or the Yorkshire Air Ambulance. We spent the day with them […]

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A new sponsor for 2014

We are delighted to announce that The Activities Group TAG at Huby have made us their nominated charity for 2014. Ian and Steve visited their centre yesterday with one of our team vehicles. We were tempted to try the quad biking course out with it but then […]

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A month in the life of a voluntary Mountain Rescue team (October)

Scarborough and Ryedale Mountain rescue team are one of five inland Search and Rescue teams in North Yorkshire. Our home ‘patch’ covers 2100 square miles, this encompasses the south eastern half of the North York Moors National Park, Dalby forest and neighbouring woodland, the Yorkshire Wolds and […]

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Donation from Hardmoors Ultra Marathon

In late July we put an entry on Facebook to say that two of our significant fundraising events through summer had been interrupted by operational callouts. Kelly from the Hardmoors Ultra Marathon group saw this and kindly decided to do something to help. Between then and the […]

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