Scarborough Lions New Year dip

The team spent New Years morning providing medical cover for the Scarborough Lions New Year Charity Dip in South Bay Scarborough. Is annual event organised by the Scarborough Lions club raises considerable funds for local deserving causes. While waiting for the event to start we took the

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Scarborough Street collection

We would really like to thank the residents and visitors in Scarborough Town centre on Christmas Eve who took time to drop some notes and coins in our collecting boxes and buckets. We raised the grand total of £911.63 towards team running costs – true generosity.

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A gift from Pickering and District Rotary Club

In the aftermath of the York and Tadcaster Floods last December Pickering and District Rotary Club kindly offered to help enhance our water search and rescue capability. Thanks to a significant donation from the club we are now the proud owners of a specialist water rescue craft,

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Joint training day

Scarborough and Ryedale Mountain Rescue Team, Filey Lifeboat, Filey Coastguard, HM Coastguard Yorkshire & Lincolnshire along with Police officers from Filey Police and Eastfield have spent today learning about each others capabilities and testing responses to different scenarios. Here are a few pictures from our stand. Great

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More Hardmoors generosity

A big thank you to Jon, Shirley and the Hardmoors Ultra family for their fantastic donation of £1245.50 to the team today. Entrants to the Hardmoors events are asked to consider a small donation to Mountain Rescue for each event they enter and the proceeds are then

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New boat thanks to local Rotary Club

In recent years around 20% of our incidents have involved searches in or around water, flood and tidal surge rescue. Thanks to the generosity of Pickering and District Rotary Club we now have a shiny new rescue boat to augment the rescue raft which served us so

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Generosity from the Proudfoot Group

Team members had an early start this morning to show our appreciation to the Proudfoot Group. From 5th October 2015 larger shops in England had to charge 5p for a single use carrier bag. Proudfoot, although employing less than 250 staff, also decided to charge for their

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Team meeting presentations

Some recognition at yesterday’s team meeting: Firstly congratulations to Steve and Liz for being voted in as full team members by the team after going well over and above their probationary training and attendance. We then had the honour and pleasure to award Steve the Mountain Rescue

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Anni and Search Dog Zee requalify

Search dog Zee is a 6 year old German Shepherd. She is handled by team member Anni, and was a rescue dog when Anni re-homed her in 2010. They train every week in various remote areas from moorland to woodland. Fellow team members volunteer as ‘dogsbodies’ and

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