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Posts Tagged 2015

York floods – Christmas 2015

We are now stood down from the York floods. As the flood Major Incident in York and along the Rivers Ouse and Foss turns from the rescue phase to the recovery phase our thoughts go out to the residents and businesses of York and surrounding area as […]

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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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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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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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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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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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