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Author: Dennis Verheule

Callout

Incident 24. | 22/10 21:22

Nine hours after the Ford Park Cemetery callout, the Devon and Cornwall Police requested assistance from the team once again to search a high-risk person.

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Callout

Incident 23. | 22/10 04:50

Team callout to assist Devon and Cornwall Police in the search for a high-risk missing person. Fourteen team members assembled at Ford Park Cemetery, Ford

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Callout

Incident 19. | 17/07 23:23

DSRT Plymouth where callout to assist Devon and Cornwall Police after several independent reports of a “red distress flare”. Six team members assembled at Harford Moor

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Team News

News 29/06 | AGM

This week’s Tuesday’s training was our overdue AGM. They should be held in April every year, but it was postponed because of the current pandemic.

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Callout

Incident 17. | 27/06 11:00

This morning, the team was called out again to assist the Devon and Cornwall Police with the ongoing search for a high-risk missing man. This

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Callout

Incident 16. | 26/06 23:30

The team were called to assist Devon and Cornwall Police in the search for a high risk missing person. With assistance from our sister team from

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Callout

Incident 15. | 18/06 00:00

DSRT Plymouth were callout to assist Devon and Cornwall Police in the search for a high risk missing person.  Five-ten team members assembled Rescue Centre

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Callout

Incident 14. | 13/06 17:12

Team callout by Devon & Cornwall Police to locate three horse riders and horses that requiring assistance near Caters Beam after experiencing difficulties in boggy ground.

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Callout

Incident 13. | 23/05 13:55

Full team callout by the Devon & Cornwall Police to locate and evacuate a 30-year-old female with a lower leg injury. Eighteen members of our

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Training

Training 04/05 | Medical

The RV for this week’s Tuesday training was Norsworthy Bridge. First Aid is after our hill skills. Another important skill we need to update on

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Callout

Incident 08. | 26/04 20:50

DSRT Plymouth were callout to assist Devon and Cornwall Police in the search for a missing person.  Twenty-seven team members assembled near Newnham Industrial Estate

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Information

News 15/04 | RESPECT the WILD

As Britain escapes lockdown, home-grown adventure is set to explode this summer. But what special skills do you need to know if you’re heading up

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Callout

Incident 06. | 14/04 02:43

Full team callout by the Devon & Cornwall Police to assist SWAST Ambulance with a “with a casualty on the moor”. Unfortunately the initial What

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Callout

Incident 05. | 31/03 01:30

Devon & Cornwall Police requested the team responding to a call to support one of our fellow PenMaCRA teams Dartmoor Search and Rescue Team Tavistock. This

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Callout

Incident 04. | 14/03 09:24

DSRT Plymouth were callout to assist Devon and Cornwall Police in the search for a missing person.  Twenty-one team members assembled near Bigbury-on-Sea to await

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Callout

Incident 03. | 15/02 17:05

Dartmoor Search and Rescue Team Plymouth were callout to assist Devon and Cornwall Police in the search for a missing person.  Twenty-five members of the

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Callout

Incident 02. | 30/01 13:42

Full team callout by the Devon & Cornwall Police to assist SWAST Ambulance with a Mountain bike accident. Twenty-six of our members made the journey

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Callout

Incident 01. | 28/01 10:00

Callout Devon & Cornwall Police requested the team responding to a call to support one of our fellow PenMaCRA teams Dartmoor Search and Rescue Team Ashburton.

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Training

Training 08/12 | Ropes

This week’s training for the team was split into six groups because of COVID we training in small training bubbles. One team were based at

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Training

Training 27/10 | SAR Exercise

This week’s Tuesday training was in the hands of Colin R, who had organised a Search and Rescue (SAR) Exercise starting from Blackaton Cross. Three

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Training

Training 24/10 | LPSM

On Saturday 4 of our members made the journey down to St. Day to the Rescue Centre of our sister team West Cornwall Search and

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Training

Training 13/10 | SAR Exercise

This week’s Tuesday training was in the hands of our Training Officer Darren, who had organised a Search and Rescue (SAR) Exercise starting from Shaugh

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Training

Training 03/10 | Ropes

On Saturday 13 members of the team assembled at Shaugh Bridge carpark for rope training, led by Team Leader Steve L and Alex H. After

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Callout

Incident 18. | 29/09 17:00

Dartmoor Search and Rescue Team Plymouth were callout to assist Devon and Cornwall Police in the search for a missing person.  Thirty three members of

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Callout

Incident 15. | 25/07 11:00

#Callout Devon & Cornwall Police requested the team responding to a call to support one of our fellow PenMaCRA teams Dartmoor Search and Rescue Team Ashburton.

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Callout

Incident 14. | 25/07 08:32

#Callout from Devon & Cornwall Police to assist our sister team from Ashburton with an ongoing search for misper. As team members are on the

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Callout

Incident 13. | 21/07 11:00

#Callout Devon & Cornwall Police requested the team responding to a call to support one of our fellow PenMaCRA teams West Cornwall Search and Rescue Team.

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Callout

Incident 11. | 08/07 11:45

#Callout Our sister team from Ashburton request full team callout to assist with a search for misper. As team members are on the way to the

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Callout

Incident 10. | 07/07 10:15

#Callout Devon & Cornwall Police request full team call out to assist in the recovery of a stranded vulnerable camper, from Sharp Tor. The missing person was

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Callout

Incident 08. | 24/06 20:20

#Callout Devon & Cornwall Police request full team call out to assist in the search for a high risk of a missing male who didn’t return home.

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Team News

News 01/06 | Volunteers Week

Every single member of the Dartmoor Search and Rescue Team Plymouth is a volunteer. Many precious hours are spent not only at weekly training session

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Team News

News 17/04 | Coronavirus, COVID-19

Please see the latest from Mountain Rescue England and Wales reinforce the #StayatHome message Mountain Rescue across the country received a total of 20 call outs over the

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Information

Info 26/03 | Amazon Smile

Would you like to support the Team by donating with no cost to yourself? Amazon will then donate a percentage of the purchase price on

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Team News

News 23/03 | Coronavirus, COVID-19

Mountain Rescue England and Wales response to Coronavirus, COVID-19 (Updated 23.3.20) The BMC and mountain rescue teams advise all climbers, hill walkers and mountaineers to stay in

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Team News

News 21/03 | Coronavirus, COVID-19

The latest guidance from Mountain Rescue England and Wales in response to the Coronavirus situation(Updated 21.3.20) Mountain Rescue England and Wales (MREW) is following the

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Callout

Incident 07. | 07/03 00:07

#Callout Devon & Cornwall Police request full team call out to assist East Cornwall Search & Rescue team looking for a high-risk male who hadn’t returned

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Stay Safe

News 14/02 | Storm Dennis

Storm Dennis is expected to bring very heavy rain with strong winds, flooding and disruption to travel over the weekend. The Met Office has issued

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Callout

Incident 05. | 08/02 20:07

#Callout Devon & Cornwall Police request full team call out together with our sister team from Tavistock for misper. As team members are on the way

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Stay Safe

News 08/02 | Amber warning

⚠️ The Met Office has upgraded the #WeatherWarning for #StormCiara from Yellow to Amber from 08:00hrs to 21:00hrs on Sunday 9th February with the expectation of high winds for South England

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Team News

News 05/02 | SAR Frontline Coffee

Calling all coffee lovers!!! ☕️❤️ Frontline Coffee has launched a new coffee line to support UK Search and Rescue teams. This includes Lowland Rescue, Cave

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Event

Ten Tors 2020 | Cancelled

Dartmoor Search and Rescue Team Plymouth together with our Sisters teams Tavistock, Okehampton and Ashburton looking after the safety of the 2000+ children walking the Ten

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Callout

Incident 03. | 04/01 08:30

#Callout Devon & Cornwall Police request full team deployment for land and water search in the search for a high risk of missing male 62-year-old

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