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Back on the road again.

Big thank you to Crossgates Car Sales, Scarborough. Attending a callout west of Tadcaster in the early hours of the 16th of March our mobile control unit suffered a blowout of one of its tyres.  Thankfully, due to quick reactions and expert driving by David, there was no […]

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Recognition for Amy at the Borough’s Big Thank You Awards

Team fundraiser gets public recognition The team are delighted that one of our dedicated fundraisers received formal recognition for her support to the team over recent years at the recent Borough’s ‘Big Thank You Awards’. Scarborough’s Spa Complex Ocean Room was packed for Tuesday night’s McCain-sponsored ceremony, with over a […]

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Falcon Flyer 2015

Saturday the 7th of March saw us holding the first of our fundraising charity events of 2015 with the Falcon Flyer One hundred and one entrants were welcomed at Ravenscar with cold, breezy but clear and dry conditions for this, our first event in our 50th year. […]

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Team search callout – For a missing bunny !!!

Pop into Amelia’s Chocolate Shop on Upper Victoria Rd through March, make a donation to the team, guess where the missing bunny is and have a chance to win a chocolate copy. Huge thanks to Amelia for making the team her charity of the month through March. […]

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A Valentine’s day call out – or is it ?

Six o clock in the morning on Saturday the 14th of February saw team members travelling from homes around Yorkshire to a location just off the A1.  Another callout at an unsocial hour on a special day ??? This time it was not a call out, rather twenty […]

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Training with Bristow UK SAR

The 1st of April 2015 sees the end of an era as the responsibility for UK SAR helicopter operations moves from the Royal Air Force and Royal Navy to Bristow Helicopters. As part of the transition and workup of the new fleet of helicopters the crews are […]

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Training with the Yorkshire Air Ambulance

Frequent joint calls to Dalby Forest means that we need to work closely together….. As part of the team’s regime of ongoing training and development the team were fortunate to be able to spend the morning of Sunday 11th of January training with our colleagues from the […]

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£50k for 50 years in 2015

Founded as Scarborough and District Search and Rescue Team in 1965 Scarborough and Ryedale Mountain Rescue team are 50 in 2015. With that in mind we have set ourselves the target of raising an additional £50,000 over and above the annual running costs in our anniversary year. […]

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2014 saw us respond to 57 callouts, one of our busiest years ever. 

This resulted in the team being deployed for approximately 177 hours on incidents which equates to 2653 hours of team members voluntary attendance at searches and rescues. While we were called out most hours of the day and night and all days of the week we were […]

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Search and rescue charities will be able to claim refunds on VAT.

Search and rescue response to the Chancellor’s Autumn statement Mountain Rescue England and Wales (MREW) and the British Cave Rescue Council (BCRC) are both delighted and grateful following the Chancellor’s statement today. From April 2015, search and rescue charities will be able to claim refunds on VAT. […]

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