RESCUE volunteers are looking for recruits to cover part of the North York Moors National Park and the Yorkshire coastline.

Scarborough and District Search and Rescue Team is holding an open day at its headquarters in Snainton, on Saturday, February 23.

The team has about 40 members and, on average, it deals with 15 incidents a year.

Team members must be over the age of 18. They are not paid for their services and have to provide their own call-out equipment.

Training in search and rescue techniques involves ropework and abseiling, radio communications and basic casualty care.

Anyone interested in joining the search and rescue team is asked to contact Gary Anderson, on 07808 582019, or Andrew Priestley on 07884 495516.