Charity walk raises £10,000 for Ashburton rescuers An 18-mile sponsored walk has seen over £10,000 raised for Dartmoor Search and Rescue, as 150 people walked from the Haytor Information Centre in Dartmoor National Park to Shaldon on the Devon coast.View full post
With the trusty old Seaking being replaced, the team along with the remaining Dartmoor Rescue teams, undertook a familiarisation exercise this evening with the Merlin helicopter in preparation for Ten Tors. It’s a completely different beast to the Seaking and important we are trained in how to work with them safely. Thanks to the crews …View full post
With just over 3 weeks to go to our Templer Way Challenge, we have just commissioned an exclusive baseball cap especially for the event and to mark our 40th anniversary, and even if you can’t make the event, you can purchase as many as you like for just £15 each.View full post
CALLOUT to Crossways area of the Abbots Way. Our team of volunteers had a bit of a late night last night as they were called at 23:45 to search for a group of teenagers who had found themselves in difficulty to the north west of the Avon Dam Reservoir.View full post
Team Roles. Episode 1, the Search Manager We are often asked by members of the public about the different roles there are in the team, and what tasks are undertaken by these roles. Well, in the first of this series on team roles, we introduce you to the secret World of a Search Manager. So what …View full post
Apr 26 2016
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Mar 28 2016
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Jan 26 2016
On Tuesday afternoon our duty search manager was contacted by the police who had concerns for two walkers who had dialled 999 after getting disorientated and cold in horrendous weather on the south moor.
The pair of walkers had set off from Ivybridge in the morning heading towards their accommodation in Scorriton, as they left the Two Moors Way to join the Abbots Way the weather closed in and they became lost.
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Dec 29 2015
We are very pleased to say that Dartmoor Search and Rescue Ashburton volunteers alongside those from North Dartmoor Search and Rescue Team, Dartmoor Search and Rescue Team – Tavistock, Dartmoor Search and Rescue Team – Plymouth and Exmoor Search & Rescue Team have been stood down, debriefed and are on their way back to Devon tonight.
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Dec 29 2015
Ashburton member and DRG Secretary Dave Close, along with Roger Hartley from Scarborough and Ryedale Mountain Rescue, talk to BBC Radio York about the involvement of Mountain Rescue in the York flooding major incident.
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Sep 14 2015
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