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Jan 26 2016

Weather catches out Two Moors Way Walkers

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 in horrendous weather on the south moor.

crossways callout

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. Read the rest of this entry »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.dsrtashburton.org.uk/callout-20160126/

Jan 18 2016

Walker gets himself into difficulty with no map, compass, torch or whistle.

The team were called at 19:04 this evening by Devon and Cornwall Police to search for a lost walker in the Pupers Hill area of South Dartmoor.

Dartmoor Search and Rescue Ashburton called out to assist a lost walker who had undertaken his walk with no map, caompass, whistle or torch. http://dsrtashburton.org.uk/callout-20150118

A rapid response from our volunteers meant we had teams out on the moor by 19:40 and the casualty was found safe and well by our volunteers at 20:10.

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.dsrtashburton.org.uk/callout-20160118/

Dec 29 2015

Team volunteers home from devastating floods

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.

york floods

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.dsrtashburton.org.uk/yorkfloods-home/

Dec 29 2015

We Talk to BBC Radio York about Mountain Rescue’s contribution to the York floods

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.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.dsrtashburton.org.uk/yorkflood-radio/

Sep 14 2015

Team strengthens bond with its supporters

Dartmoor Search and Rescue Ashburton has strengthened the bond with its supporters with the launch of a new Supporters Club, dart2ZERO.

Dartmoor Search and Rescue Team Ashburton

On Sunday September 13th the team opened its Rescue Centre doors to celebrate the launch of ​the club.

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.dsrtashburton.org.uk/dart2zero-launch/

Aug 07 2015

Evacuation from Upper Dart Valley

The team were called today at 16:59 to assist the South West Ambulance Service with the extraction of a casualty who had sustained a minor lower leg injury after slipping by the river in the Upper Dart Valley.

Dartmoor Search and Rescue Ashburton volunteers worked alongside ambulance service personnel to effect a rescue from the Upper Dart Valley

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.dsrtashburton.org.uk/callout-20150807/