By Victoria Prest in The Press.
Eight new volunteers have completed their training on York Rescue Boat, and could soon be patrolling the River Ouse with the rest of the team.
On Wednesday, the new recruits joined the rest of the crew for culmination of their training in a large exercise on the Ouse.
With a boat crew on the water – headed by one existing volunteer who is now training as a helm to drive the boat – the new members provided the shore support. They are now ready to join the rest of the 27-strong volunteer team patrolling the riverside.
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