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Posts Tagged Rescue

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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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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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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Rescue exercise Falling Foss

The area around Falling Foss, Midge Hall, Maybecks and Littlebeck on the North York Moors is one of our hotspots for both search and rescue.  One of the most difficult rescues in the area is the extraction of a casualty from the natural bowl into which the […]

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Challenge turns real

Team members rush to the rescue of injured walker In the middle of our Falcon Flyer challenge event today one walking party contacted our emergency telephone number to alert us of a lady in their group with a lower leg injury high up on Burn Howe Rigg. The […]

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A very happy ending to one of our rescues

Scarborough and Ryedale Mountain Rescue Team helped by those it helps. On New Year’s day 2013 the team started its count of rescues for this period with an unusual tasking from North Yorkshire Police. Two people, Mr Owen Danter and partner from Beverley, East Yorkshire had been out […]

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New Year action for the Team

The team saw the old year out with a search in Teesside and the New Year in with the rescue of a four legged casualty on the North York Moors  At 12:18 on New Year’s Eve the team deployed to assist Cleveland Mountain Rescue Team to search […]

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A day in the life of a (volunteer) Mountain Rescue team

What did you do today? 07:30 One team member drives to the team base to collect a team vehicle to drive to Scarborough. 08:00 Team vehicle on route to Scarborough town centre, other team members on route to town in their own vehicles 08:45 – 09:00 set […]

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Rescue callout – Hutton le Hole – 15th September

Yorkshire Ambulance service called the team out at 23:04 on the evening  of Saturday 15th September to attend a road traffic accident where a car had left Moor Lane between Hutton Le Hole and Rosedale and fallen into the steam.  Persons were reported trapped with leg injuries. […]

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Rescue 16 August 2012

Called by North Yorkshire Police to assist with the rescue of a 64 year old male walker with an ankle injury at New Wath Scar, Goathland (within 100m of a similar incident last month!).  Yorkshire Ambulance Service were on site assisted by a ranger from the North York Moors […]

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