The Team was established in 1965 and we normally have around 45 to 50 Search and Rescue members (including probationers) who are on call 24-hours a day every day of the year. We are all volunteers; we have no paid staff and our services are offered free to anyone who needs them. We are reliant on the generosity of local people and groups plus other organisations to cover the £42,000 on average it costs to run the Team every year.
In addition to the Search and Rescue members we have approximately 20 Support members who help with fundraising activities, acting as injured or missing people, maintaining the vehicles and equipment and a multitude of other jobs.
SATURDAY 10TH APRIL 2021 Another call-out - the second of the day and our fourth in less than 24-hours! We were contacted shortly before 1600 hours by the North Yorkshire Police with a report that a male walker had sustained a serious leg injury after falling on the Cleveland Way, roughly midway between Lordstones and Wain Stones. An off-duty doctor…
Applications can be made to join the team in a support role (Operational Support) or as a hill going (Search and Rescue) member.
Applications for either role can be made at any time. Intakes for Operational Support members occur at various times of the year. There is one annual intake for Search and Rescue normally each September.Join Now