Royal award for mountain rescue team

Mountain Rescue award winners.Steve Hayton,Roger Hartley,Ian Hugill.Picture Richard Ponter 134013
Mountain Rescue award winners.Steve Hayton,Roger Hartley,Ian Hugill.Picture Richard Ponter 134013
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Scarborough and Ryedale Mountain Rescue Team has won an a prestigious community initiative award for its inspirational qualities.

The Duke of York’s Community Initiative is presented annually to a small number of Yorkshire based organisations that having been subjected to rigorous and robust scrutiny are deemed ‘of real value to the community, well run and an inspiration to others’.

Ian Hugill, public relations officer for the team said: “We are delighted to be recognised in this way. As a charity established to serve our local community and one which only continues through the support of our local community we find immense satisfaction and motivation from this Royal award.”

Members of the team will be presented with the award later this year at a ceremony at Bridlington Spa.