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Name: Al Pewsey
Date registered: December 17, 2012
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Latest posts

  1. Team Member Interview: Colin the Rescue Otter! — July 7, 2017
  2. Concern for lady with dementia in Torquay — July 5, 2017
  3. Win fabulous prizes at the Dartmoor Classic 2017 — June 27, 2017
  4. Cause for concern at Kennick Reservoir — June 24, 2017
  5. 4th callout in less than a week — June 11, 2017

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Jul 07 2017

Team Member Interview: Colin the Rescue Otter!

In the 3rd of our series of Team Member Interviews, we interview team member and local celebrity Colin the Rescue Otter! Its great to have you in the team Colin. It’s not everyday that a Mountain Rescue team can boost a real celebrity in its ranks! So, now you are settled down with your glass …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.dsrtashburton.org.uk/team-member-interview-colin-the-rescue-otter/

Jul 05 2017

Concern for lady with dementia in Torquay

CALLOUT: 18:36 The team were called out to assist Devon and Cornwall Police with the search for an elderly lady with dementia who had gone missing in Torquay earlier in the day. The lady was last seen near the Babbacombe Cliff Railway and our volunteers plus Torbay Coastguard were deployed to cover areas around the cliffs radiating out …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.dsrtashburton.org.uk/concern-for-lady-with-dementia-in-torquay/

Jun 27 2017

Win fabulous prizes at the Dartmoor Classic 2017

This coming weekend is the 2017 version of the Dartmoor Classic Cycle Sportive, probably one of the premier cycle sportives in the UK. Dartmoor Search and Rescue Ashburton has been a charity partner of the Classic for over 6 years and this year we will once again be raffling fabulous prizes in the event draw. Since …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.dsrtashburton.org.uk/win-fabulous-prizes-at-the-dartmoor-classic-2017/

Jun 24 2017

Cause for concern at Kennick Reservoir

On Friday evening the team were called to assist Devon and Cornwall Police with a suspicious scene at Kennick Reservoir between Hennock and Christow. The scene was suspicious in that it gave concern that a member of the public may have been injured in the area and hence a search was required to check nobody required …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.dsrtashburton.org.uk/cause-for-concern-at-kennick-reservoir/

Jun 11 2017

4th callout in less than a week

The team have been called by the Police 8 times in the last week to assist in various incidents. Out of those 8 calls, 4 have resulted in a full team callout with the 4th this afternoon. We were called to assist the ambulance service with the evacuation of a lady who had taken a …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.dsrtashburton.org.uk/4th-callout-in-less-than-a-week/

May 29 2017

Haven Banks search for missing 24 year old

The team were called out at 01:50 this morning to assist Devon and Cornwall Police with a search in the Haven Banks area of Exeter. We were joined by North Dartmoor Search and Rescue Team and worked alongside Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service until being stood down at 06:45. The investigation into Dex Johnston’s …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.dsrtashburton.org.uk/haven-banks-search-for-missing-24-year-old/

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/

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