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Posts Tagged York

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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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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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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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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Supporting our supporters at Go Outdoors

Go Outdoors are partners and strong supporters of Mountain Rescue England and Wales.  We spent the day with our local Go Outdoors store in York yesterday, 12th January 2013,  to talk to the staff and customers on the role our team perform in their local area  and to […]

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Our thoughts are with the family

Tragic news from Nayburn reported on BBC news

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Missing York man found

Positive report from the Gazette and Herald, looks like he was not in our search area after all.  At least he was found safe and well.  Incident report here.

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Missing Man, appeal for information – Jordan Sullivan

The Press (York) reports that the mother and sister of a missing teenager are set to make an appeal for information today, exactly a week after he disappeared. Jordan Sullivan, 19, was last seen at approximately 9.30am on Tuesday 14 February 2012, near the River Ouse in […]

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Falcon Flyer 2012 – fact of the day

There was no ‘fact of the day’ yesterday, this is because the team were deployed on a search in the York area in support of North Yorkshire Police. Detail can be found here. Today’s fact of the day is that the prime purpose of our challenge events […]

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Search callout 15 February 2012

Team deployed in support of North Yorkshire Police on the second day of a search for a missing 19 year old male last seen close to Naburn Bridge, Bishopthorpe, York.  Provided Control unit, land search parties and bank support for Swaledale Mountain Rescue team, Swift Water Technicians […]

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