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Category Archive: Standby’s 2017

When the team has been put on standby but not called out.

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/