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Name: Al Pewsey
Date registered: December 17, 2012
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  1. Multi-agency search for vulnerable male across Torbay. — May 23, 2017
  2. Teenage walker injured in fall — May 17, 2017
  3. Overnight search on Haytor Down — May 17, 2017
  4. Rescuers visit to Shaldon Scouts — May 11, 2017
  5. Award recognising 40 years of support for Ten Tors — May 11, 2017

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May 23 2017

Multi-agency search for vulnerable male across Torbay.

The team were called out on Monday evening to Torquay to search for a vulnerable male who had gone missing earlier in the day and the Police were concerned for his welfare. Our team of volunteers searched scrubland and park areas around the Willows and Broomhill Way retail parks. for over 3 hours. The Police had …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.dsrtashburton.org.uk/multi-agency-search-for-vulnerable-male-across-torbay/

May 17 2017

Teenage walker injured in fall

At 12:36 our team of volunteers received their second callout of the day. This time to assist the ambulance service with a casualty evacuation following a fall at Sharp Tor on the edge of the Upper Dart Valley. As our members arrived at the RV, we were stood down as the ambulance service had stabilised …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.dsrtashburton.org.uk/teenage-walker-injured-in-fall/

May 17 2017

Overnight search on Haytor Down

At 02:15am a full team callout was issued for our volunteers to assist Devon and Cornwall Police with a search in the Haytor Rocks area of Dartmoor for a male in his 40’s.

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.dsrtashburton.org.uk/overnight-search-on-haytor-down/

May 11 2017

Rescuers visit to Shaldon Scouts

Recently Dartmoor Search and Rescue Team (Ashburton) visited River Teign Sea Scouts(1st Shaldon) at their headquarters near the Ness in Shaldon. During the visit the Scouts were invited to join in with a number of activities. The activities included map and compass work, bandaging and splinting, moving casualties on a stretcher, searching in the dark …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.dsrtashburton.org.uk/rescuers-visit-to-shaldon-scouts/

May 11 2017

Award recognising 40 years of support for Ten Tors

Ten Tors Support – every year 40 years! On the Saturday afternoon during the Ten Tors event this year, history was made for one of the Dartmoor Rescue teams and in particular one of its stalwart volunteer members. Each year at Okehampton camp the military organisers recognise those organisations and volunteers who have supported the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.dsrtashburton.org.uk/award-recognising-40-years-of-support-for-ten-tors/

May 02 2017

Colin the Rescue Otter supports rescuers on Templer Way Challenge.

174 walk in heavy rain to raise £7,000 for vital service An 18-mile sponsored walk has seen over £7,000 raised for the Dartmoor Search and Rescue Team based at Ashburton, as 174 people walked from the Haytor Quarry in Dartmoor National Park to Shaldon on the Devon coast.

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.dsrtashburton.org.uk/colin-the-rescue-otter-supports-rescuers-on-templer-way-challenge/

Apr 30 2017

Search in heavy rain for missing Exeter teenager

Concern for missing teenager It has been a busy day for our volunteers after welcoming 170 people on our Templer Way Challenge fundraising event. The team were on their way back to the Rescue Centre after the event when they were diverted to assist Devon and Cornwall Police and Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.dsrtashburton.org.uk/search-in-heavy-rain-for-missing-exeter-teenager/

Apr 20 2017

Vulnerable adult missing on Haytor Down

Our regular Wednesday night training session was interrupted with a call from Devon and Cornwall Police to assist them with a missing person search in the Haytor area.

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.dsrtashburton.org.uk/vulnerable-adult-missing-on-haytor-down/

Apr 11 2017

Team Member Interview – Craig Scollick

In this series of team member interviews, we find out more about what makes our volunteers tick. For our second interview we talk to Craig Scollick, a team member for over 10 years.

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.dsrtashburton.org.uk/team-member-interview-craig-scollick/

Apr 05 2017

Climber fall at Haytor

Callout – Fallen climber at Haytor. Just as the team was settling in to its regular Wednesday evening training session, this week a water rescue briefing in the River Dart at Buckfastleigh, we were called to assist the Devon Air Ambulance with the evacuation of a climber who had fallen from Haytor.

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.dsrtashburton.org.uk/climber-fall-at-haytor/

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