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Name: Simon Rhymes
Date registered: November 14, 2012

Latest posts

  1. River Search – Newton St Cyres — March 9, 2017
  2. Missing teenager from Ivybridge — March 3, 2017
  3. 60 Members from 5 Teams — February 20, 2017
  4. Overdue kayakers spark River Dart search. — February 19, 2017
  5. Fallen Climber at Bonehill Rocks — February 6, 2017

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Mar 09 2017

River Search – Newton St Cyres

The team have spent the day searching the area around the river Creedy near to Newton St Cyres. We were continuing a search that DSRT Okehampton had started on Wednesday evening and had carried out until 0130.

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.dsrtashburton.org.uk/river-search-newton-st-cyres/

Mar 03 2017

Missing teenager from Ivybridge

At 12:50 on Friday 3rd March the team was called to assist DSRT Plymouth with a search for a missing teenager from Ivybridge. As the first of our search teams were starting to search farm and woodland to the north of the town, the police received information that our missing person had been located out …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.dsrtashburton.org.uk/missing-teenager-from-ivybridge/

Feb 20 2017

60 Members from 5 Teams

The evening of Monday 20th February saw Ashburton team members join colleagues from DSRT Okehampton, DSRT Tavistock, Exmoor Search and Rescue and search dogs from Cornwall. Devon and Cornwall police were concerned for the welfare of a person believed to in an area close to Chulmleigh. At the height of the search 60 members were …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.dsrtashburton.org.uk/60-members-from-5-teams/

Feb 19 2017

Overdue kayakers spark River Dart search.

21:00 on Sunday 19th February the team were called by Devon and Cornwall Police due to concerns for two overdue kayakers on the upper section of the River Dart.

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.dsrtashburton.org.uk/overdue-kayakers-spark-river-dart-search/

Feb 06 2017

Fallen Climber at Bonehill Rocks

At 15:15 on Sunday 5th February the team were called to assist the ambulance service’s HART team with a fallen climber at Bonehill Rocks. A group had been bouldering on the rocks close to Widecombe in the Moor when one fell and injured their back.

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.dsrtashburton.org.uk/fallen-climber-at-bonehill-rocks/

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 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 …

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

Nov 14 2015

Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue – Land Rover Donation

Dartmoor Rescue Ashburton. Landrover DART62 presentation from Devon and Somerset Fire Service

Saturday 14 November was a busy day for the four Dartmoor Rescue Group teams as they formally received five Land Rovers from the Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service as well as taking part in a combined training exercise.

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.dsrtashburton.org.uk/devon-and-somerset-fire-and-rescue-land-rover-donation/

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. 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/

Feb 04 2015

Team Callout – Haldon Forest

At 02:16 on Wednesday 4th February 2015 our volunteers were called to assist Devon and Cornwall Police in the search for a high risk missing person in Haldon Forest. Team members searched woodland in darkness and freezing temperatures until 06:45 when they completed their search areas. The missing person was later located by police in …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.dsrtashburton.org.uk/callout-20150204/