A busy start to the year

With the improvement in weather over the last 12 hours the team have reverted to their normal level of readiness. Over the last 72 hours we have been at an enhanced level of preparedness in support of the North Yorkshire County Council Local Resilience Forum in anticipation

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Duke’s Pawesome Walks December 2020

Start with your back to the car park vehicle entrance, cross the car park diagonally left (passing the main noticeboards on your right) to reach a tall waymarker board (also on your right). This marks the start of the Woodcock Way Trail, which is waymarked with orange

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Co-op Local Community Fund

We’re delighted that Scarborough and Ryedale Mountain Rescue Team has been chosen to benefit from the Co-op Local Community Fund. At a time when funds for community groups and charitable organisations are becoming more difficult to access, we’re incredibly grateful for this opportunity. We’re raising funds to

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What3words: The app that could save your life

It is not uncommon for people to become disorientated in woodland, particularly after dark. Recently a mountain biker found themselves in just such a predicament while cycling in Langdale Forest. They did all the right things. They called the police, provided a good location to the police

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Kids Christmas Colouring Competition

It’s time for our younger supporters to get out their colouring pens and pencils and enter the Kids Christmas Colouring Competition for a chance to win a model Mountain Rescue Landrover and visit our base to have a look around the real thing. The competition is open

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Our first radio repeater site goes live

The principal method of communication for the team, when deployed, is VHF (Very High Frequency) radio. This system is simple, stand alone, all informed (within ‘radio line of sight’) and not reliant on external, commercial systems which are often unavailable within our operational area (area of low

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Remember, Remember…

Sadly around 1,000 people visit A&E every year around bonfire night with burns and firework related injuries, with half of these people being under the age of 16. Team support member and Trainee Paramedic, Chloe gives some timely advice on the treatment of burn injuries. Most of

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Duke’s Pawesome Walks

Search dog Duke recommends one of his favourite “dog friendly” walks Duke is a Dutch Herder x Malinois and was born on 28.03.2018. He came to live with Anni his handler on 21.05.2018 and Duke qualified as the Team’s search dog just over a year later on

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