DARTMOOR RESCUE GROUP

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Dartmoor Rescue Group

 

The Dartmoor Rescue Group comprises 4 teams to cover the 365 square miles of Dartmoor and beyond.

 

The Teams support each other and often work together when needed.  The four teams provide a search and rescue service for not only Dartmoor, but all of Devon and Cornwall, and also work with the Cornwall and Exmoor Search and Rescue teams.

 

The members of Dartmoor Rescue Group, like those in the overall Mountain Rescue organisation are all volunteers.  However, they are professionally trained in searching, navigation, casualty care, search dog handling and swift water rescues.

 

See each Team's website for details of our training and rescue work.

New Radio Repeater for DRG

Richard Smith MD of Dartmoor Brewery hands over a new Radio Repeater to Richard Thorne MBE of Dartmoor Rescue Group Exec as part of the ongoing sponsorship of the four Teams that Comprise the Rescue Group.

 

The new repeater is capable of handling both old "Analogue" radio signals and the latest in "Digital" signals as well.

 

 "Efficient communications are an integral part of Search and Rescue on Dartmoor and are constantly being improved and upgraded and we're very grateful to the brewery for their support", said Alec Collyer MBE (Chairman Dartmoor Rescue Group).

 

 

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50th anniversary 1968 - 2018

Throughout the year the Dartmoor Rescue Group is celebrating its 50th Anniversary.

 

Civic leaders from all over Devon joined members of Dartmoor Rescue Group at County Hall for a special celebration.

 

See the full report here: DRG 50th Anniversary Celebration.

 

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