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Category Archive: Standby

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/

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/

Mar 26 2017

A busy Mothers Day

A beautifully sunny but busy day for our volunteers on Mothers Day this year. The team was placed on standby at 11:55 to search for a 12 year old child who had gone missing in Exeter. Fortunately the child was located before a callout was initiated and we were stood down. Around 14:45 a full-team callout …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.dsrtashburton.org.uk/a-busy-mothers-day/

Jul 11 2016

Call to assist our North Dartmoor colleagues

At 11am on Monday 11th July, the team were called to assist our North Dartmoor colleagues with a search for a missing person in an area near Cheriton Bishop. Fortunately just after we were called the missing person was found and we were stood down. Standby – 24/07/2016 Briefly on the 24th July at 18:10, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.dsrtashburton.org.uk/callout-20160711/

Jun 18 2016

On standby for lost teenager around Haytor

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 down

Permanent link to this article: http://www.dsrtashburton.org.uk/on-standby-for-lost-teenager-around-haytor/

May 21 2016

CALLOUT and Standby, Saturday 21st May

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 …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.dsrtashburton.org.uk/callout-20160521/

May 14 2016

East Devon callout

At 11:19 on Saturday 14th May the team were called to assist Devon and Cornwall Police with a search for a high risk missing Lithuanian female in the Seaton and Beer area of East Devon.   The lady in her late 20’s had gone missing earlier that morning and the Police had conducted a search …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.dsrtashburton.org.uk/callout-20160514/

Mar 05 2016

Standby for collapsed walker

The team was placed on standby today at 14:32 for a collapsed walker in the Green Hill area of the south moor. The Devon Air Ambulance was tasked to assist the walker and the team was stood down.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.dsrtashburton.org.uk/standby-20160305/

Jul 24 2015

Team Placed on standby in search for missing person

At 15:27 the team was placed on standby to assist with a search for a missing person in the Ivybridge area. Following receipt of further information by Devon and Cornwall Police of the individual’s potential whereabouts,  the team was stood down at 16:13. Recent callouts …… You can read about other team callouts below:

Permanent link to this article: http://www.dsrtashburton.org.uk/standby-20150724/

Feb 11 2014

On standby to assist in Barnstaple missing person search

The team were placed on standby today to assist Exmoor MRT with a missing person search in the Barnstaple area. At this stage of the missing person enquiry our services are not required and we have been stood down for the time being. Police are asking for the public’s help to locate a 55-year-old man …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.dsrtashburton.org.uk/standby-20140211/

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