The team were called out by Devon and Cornwall Police at 16:22 today to assist in the search for missing 39 year old Torquay man who had last been seen on Saturday (21st may) night. Around 30 of our members took part in the search in the Oddicombe / Babbacombe area of Torquay until being stood down around 22:00 this evening with no further clues or sightings of the missing man being reported.
Over the 25th / 26th June our team members and dart2ZERO volunteers were heavily involved with the Dartmoor Classic Cyclesportive event which attracts 4,000 cyclists each year to tackle routes over Dartmoor. We fundraise, hand out cake to participants and provide our Control vehicle and team members to assist the organisers with the event Silver …View full post
At 20:26 on Sunday evening the team were called to search for a missing vulnerable male with mental health issues in the Woodbury area of East Devon. The team was stood down shortly around 02:00 with our colleagues at Exmoor and North Dartmoor Search and Rescue teams on standby to continue the search. However good …View full post
The team were put on standby at 14:13 for a 13yr old male that had become separated from a party on a walk around the Haytor area. Thankfully he turned up at Haytor within 20mins of the conversation with D&C Police, and the team were stood downView full post
Early this morning the team were called out to New Waste near Cornwood to assist our colleagues at DSRT Plymouth to search for a Duke of Edinburgh award team. The D of E team had called the ambulance service and reported that one of their members was unconscious. The team were located by helicopter and …View full post
At 13:44 on Tuesday 14th June the team were called to assist the Devon and Cornwall Police with a search for a missing vulnerable teenager in the Blackpool Sands area of the South Hams. photo courtesy of DSRT Plymouth Also in attendance were the Coastguard, RNLI boats from Salcombe and Dartmouth, the Maritime & Coastguard …View full post
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May 21 2016
After a busy morning doing weekly vehicle and kit checks the team were put on stand by at 13.35 for possible missing persons in the Widecombe area, fortunately they were located safe and well before being deployed.
An hour and a half later the team were called again to a missing male reported to be unwell in the Piles Copse area.
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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
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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