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Talk to Seamer and Ayton CP school

Straight from an overnight search, team members Peter and Steve went back to school this morning! We received this request a week or so ago from one the teachers: We are currently learning about people who help us, discussing other services than the police, fire and ambulance. […]

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‘New’ instructors for the team and region

Three of our team members were across in North Wales over the weekend of 21/22/23 November to complete their assessment to qualify them as Mountain Rescue England and Wales (MREW) Module 2: Water First Responder instructors.  A further two were on the assessment weekend 38/29/30 November. This training has […]

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The Crosses – a potted history

A Truly Monolithic Walk taking place this summer on the North Yorkshire Moors In Summer the Scarborough and Ryedale Mountain Rescue Team are running a new challenge event. Although in truth the Crosses is not a new idea. Back in 1971 the Scarborough and District Search and […]

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Rescue call out 14th November

The team were called by Yorkshire Ambulance Service at 15:30 on the 14th of November to assist with the rescue of an 86 year old lady who had been dog walking with a companion on tracks approximately a third of a mile south of Aislaby near Whitby. […]

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New full team members

The team voted in three more full team members last night….. At one of our routine team meetings last night the team membership unanimously voted to offer Neil Armstrong, Paul Kirby and Robert Newburn full team membership. When an individual wishes to join the team as an operational […]

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The Hardmoors Princess does it again

For the second year running Kelly presents a sizeable cheque to the team A chance remark by the team on Facebook in Summer of 2013 that we had lost two significant fundraising events because of  callouts on the day got Scarborough resident and stalwart of the Hardmoors Ultra […]

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Rescue techniques at Falling Foss

For a number of years we have had concerns on how best to recover a casualty from the bowl below Falling Foss. Following team members attending the recent Mountain Rescue Gathering in Aviemore and specifically a practical workshop on the Tyrollean Traverse we thought we would try […]

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Training with RAF Leeming MRT

The last weekend in October saw the team out training with RAF Leeming Team. Saturday was spent reviewing the equipment carried by each team followed by a technical rope rescue session.  The first pictures below show collaboration in a Tyrollean Traverse rescue. Sunday was a simulated plane crash […]

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Royal reward for local innovation

Three Yorkshire community groups have had their coffers boosted by grants from a top royal award scheme. Coatham House – Redcar, Scarborough and Ryedale Mountain Rescue and The Island, York each received a share of by an £8,000 pot distributed to its award holders by the Duke […]

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North Yorkshire Police 2014 Search and Rescue Awards dinner

Scarborough and Ryedale Mountain Rescue Team and team members formally recognised at the 2014 North Yorkshire Police Search and Rescue Awards Dinner.   Joining team members from the Cave Rescue Organisation, Cleveland Mountain Rescue Team, Swaledale Mountain Rescue Team and Upper Wharfedale Fell Rescue Association David Edwards, […]

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