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The Duke of York’s Community Initiative

Innovation Fund award winners…. We are delighted to announce that have just been advised that we have been successfully in a bid for funding from The Duke of York’s Community Initiative, Innovation Fund for 2014. The purpose of the fund is to promote innovation and the sharing of […]

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Module 2 Water First Responder instructor training

Mountain Rescue England and Wales are sponsoring a series of training weekends to qualify a number of team Level 3 Swift Water and Flood Rescue Technicians to Level 2 Water First Responder Instructor standard with a view to taking this experience home to the regions to the […]

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Touchdown Offices select SRMRT as their charity of the year.

Touchdown Offices select SRMRT as their Charity of the Year Scarborough and Ryedale Mountain Rescue; a highly valued customer of Touchdown Offices, are a voluntary organisation who play a vital role in saving lives by responding to an increasing number of incidents of a wide-ranging nature each […]

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Busy weekend for the rescue team

A roundup of the recent weekends activities On Thursday morning Scarborough & Ryedale Mountain Rescue Team (SRMRT) were proud to receive a cheque for £400 from the owners, staff and customers of The Goathland Hotel.  The Hotel has been a long time supporter of the team who […]

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Street Collection in Pickering

The team held a street collection in Pickering on Saturday 2nd August 2014. Despite a callout to Dalby Forest for the treatment and rescue of an injured mountain biker mid way through the day we still managed to raise the grand total of £506.41 and would like to […]

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Sainsburys local charity

We are delighted to be able to announce that we have been selected as Sainsburys Malton local charity for the next year. This is a fantastic boost for us in the run up to our 50th anniversary in 2015 and we are looking forward to being able […]

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Challenge events on-line entries

By popular demand we now accept on-line entries for our challenge walks. Don’t worry if you prefer the postal version we still also accept these. The first event we are using this for is the Saltergate circuit in October. Simply click on the link at the bottom […]

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Royal award scheme goes from strength to strength

The Duke of York’s Community Initiative, a highly regarded award scheme that seeks to recognise third sector excellence throughout the whole of Yorkshire, has used its annual award holder’s conference to announce three major developments. At the conference, which was held at HMP Askham Grange, representatives from […]

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Climbing in the Peak District

As part of the team’s ethos of continual development and training a number of team members spent the weekend in the Peak District to practice their climbing skills.  The pictures below provide a good overview of the challenge and the fun enjoyed by those attending.  

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The Duke of York’s Community Initiative

  Last year, 2013, the team were honoured to be presented the Duke of York’s Community Initiative Award. Today two of the team attended the 2014 Award Holders Conference held at HMP Askham Grange just outside of York. To quote His Royal Highness “you are meeting today […]

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