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Posts Tagged Water

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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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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‘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 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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Water training

The last weekend in May saw twelve team members from Scarborough and Ryedale Mountain Rescue Team, Cleveland Mountain Rescue Team and North of Tyne Mountain Rescue Team assemble in Barnard Castle for a three day residential Rescue 3 Europe, Swiftwater Flood Rescue Technician course (DEFRA Mod 3) […]

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Swift Water Training

On Thursday three Scarborough and Ryedale Mountain Rescue team members attended a training exercise near Barnard Castle on the River Tees. In attendance were members from the Yorkshire Ambulance Service Hazardous Area Response Team (HART) and neighbouring team Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team. In recent years SRMRT have been called […]

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Water margin search York – 3rd April 2014

The team were called to assist North Yorkshire Police and North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service to search for a male seen entering the River Ouse in central York in the early hours of the morning. Two river bank teams were deployed to search the water margins […]

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