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Class of 2015

As a purely volunteer organisation is is key for us to ensure we have a large pool of operational and associate members.  To that end we hold a couple of open evenings / inductions each autumn to give potential members the opportunity to see what we do […]

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What did you do on Saturday night?

The team were out exercising last night, here are some of the skills we practiced: Our DUTY INCIDENT CONTROLLERS were called by the ‘Police’ at around 17:00 to a missing walker whose car had been found high on Wheeldale Moor. They set about INITIAL RESPONSE planning contacted […]

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Right place – Right time

Sometimes we are just in the right place at the right time and as such we received this email today. Whilst walking on the North York Moors with my wife and two dogs we lost our way and walked for a considerable distance over about five hours […]

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An evening of awards

We take the opportunity of our routine team meetings to recognise team achievement.  The July meeting was no exception….. At the meeting team member were delighted to vote in trainees Tom and Luke as full team members. Well done to both for their commitment to what is not a […]

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Steep ground rescues

And so much more than mountains….. Although much of our ‘patch’ is open moorland or managed forestry a number of steep valleys cut thorough the terrain.  Rescue of casualties from these features can be both a challenge for the rescuers and uncomfortable for anyone been evacuated by […]

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If each operational team member raised just £100…………..

With team running costs of £40,000 per year team members are always on the lookout for imaginative ways to raise money for the charity. At a fundraising meeting earlier in the year a throw away remark that if each operational team member were to raise just £100 then […]

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Joint training with the York Rescue Boat

Scarborough and Ryedale Mountain Rescue have a remit, on behalf of North Yorkshire Police, for Search and Rescue along the many rivers which flow through our area, lakes, ponds, water margins and flooded area.  York Rescue Boat is a new charity and organisation set up in York […]

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A ‘casualties’ eyes view

  To add realism to our exercises it is always good to get non team members to ‘act’ as the casualty Thus we were delighted when Danielle from one of our sponsors, Touchdown Offices offered to ”fall off…..”  Here are a few lines from Danielle on her […]

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Strength in Depth

Following a request to provide medical cover for the Nutcracker XC MTB event in Dalby last Sunday 13 Team members attended the medical cover for the Nutcracker MTB event at Dalby on Sunday. Of those 13 team members, there were: 1 Team Doctor 2 Advanced Casualty Carers 3 […]

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Water search training

Increasingly the team are asked to search bodies of water, rivers and water margins. With that in mind the team recently held a water based evening exercise in the vicinity of Scalby Beck, Scarborough. The pictures show our water first responders and rescue technicians working in and […]

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