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7th May 2022
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New Helly Hansen kit for the Team

In 2020, Cleveland Mountain Rescue Team identified the need to plan for the replacement of their waterproof jackets and trousers. Since then, as well as regularly being worn in bad weather, Team members have also had to wear their jackets as a PPE barrier layer when dealing with all casualties as a COVID-19 protection measure. This has led to far…

3rd May 2022
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Whalebones Walk 2022 – video

We’ve put together a short video of last Sunday's Whalebones Walk which is available on our Facebook page and also our YouTube channel (link to an external site). If you couldn’t make it this year then please follow us on social media to ensure that you don’t miss out next year – the Whalebones Walk normally takes place in early May.…

3rd May 2022
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May’s calendar photo

A new month brings a new photo from our 2022 Team Calendar. This time it's a typical Spring scene of bluebells below Roseberry Topping, photographed by one of our Team members. May's calendar photo and page is sponsored by Greenescapes Landscaping - based in Stokesley and offering bespoke outdoor spaces tailored to your budget. Many thanks to Tim, a regular…

12th April 2022
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Casualty Update

In early March the Team was called out to rescue a woman who had fallen and badly injured her ankle whilst walking along the Cleveland Way just north of Osmotherley (see call-out 8/2022). The casualty, Nuala, recently contacted us to say 'thank you' and to provide an update on her progress since then. The following words and photos were supplied…

5th April 2022
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Cleveland Survival 2022 – video

Following on from last month's Cleveland Survival we've put together a short video of the day which is available on our Facebook page and also our YouTube channel (link to an external site). Were you there? See if you can spot yourself! If you couldn't make it this year then please follow us on social media to ensure that you…

2nd April 2022
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April’s calendar photo

A typical springtime photo from our Team Calendar for this month, taken by one of our Team members. This month is very kindly sponsored by Bike Scene of Guisborough where you can find quality bikes and outstanding service (they are also an electric bike specialist). Bike Scene are long time supporters of the Team, regularly raising funds for us in various ways…

20th March 2022
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Cleveland Survival 2022

The Cleveland Survival took place on Saturday 19th March 2022 - after a gap of two-years due to the pandemic. So it was great to see the event back again. Some photos taken during the event are available via the link below: https://adobe.ly/3IoEwWU (external site) Please feel free to download. Some are fairly large files, some are smaller (received via…

15th March 2022
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Avalanche Awareness Course

Two of our members attended a Mountain Rescue England & Wales 'Avalanche Awareness Course' at Glenmore Lodge in the Cairngorms last weekend. The risk of avalanche on The North York Moors is very slim, though one of our past members did happen upon the remains of one around ten years ago, whilst cross-country skiing near Ingleby Incline. Rescue teams often…

15th March 2022
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New Team Members

Way back in June 2021 the Team held an assessment day as we were looking to recruit some new search and rescue members; we aim to have up to fifty S&R members at any one time (in addition to around twenty Support members). The assessment day covered a wide range of attributes such as physical fitness, navigation, working as a…

13th March 2022
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Whalebones Walk 2022

After a gap of two-years (apart from a virtual event) the Whalebones Walk is back for 2022! The route of this long-standing event starts at the Whalebones in Whitby and follows the Cleveland Way north to Saltburn-by-the-Sea and then onto Marske-by-the-Sea, a distance of 22-miles. It will take place on Sunday 1st May 2022. Details are yet to be finalised…