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Return to St Mark’s

Team member Tony was very happy to return to St Marks Primary School in Natland today and receive a cheque of £155 which was raised by the pupils in Yr 4. After an earlier visit by the team they put on a short play about Mountain Rescue which led to a fundraising event including a cake sale and a pupil “Sit in” as they took turns to sit in a Kisu for a day.

Donation from the Friends of Kendal

The team are very grateful to the Friends of Kendal who chose us and Kendal First Responders for their chosen charities. It was also great to see former team member Keith representing the first responders. Ourselves and the First Responders each received a cheque for £500. Continue Reading

Visit to Stripy Horse

Today’s team visit was to #StripyHorse Nursery the mini mountain rescuers were shown what we carry in our rucksack (chocolate bars being the favourite…no surprise on that one) and then carried out a couple of rescues on Stripy Horse Mountain. Continue Reading

Cheque for Northern Sky Gig

Kendal MRT would like to thank Harrison Drury solicitors and Armistead Barnett surveyors for the continued support as the chosen charity for this year. Last week we received the total of £1023.31 after the Northern sky gig earlier in the year. A cheque was presented to Kath jackson (Deputy team leader) and Steve Kelly (Team… Continue Reading

Donation from Fat Face

Donation from Fat Face

Kendal MRT would like to thank the Kendal branch of Fat Face. They have been raising funds for the team and events included an expedition carried out by Steve, Kirsten and Jess. Team chairman Dave was more than happy to visit the branch and receive the cheque. Continue Reading

Visit to the Army Cadet Force

This evening two team members visited Kendal Army Cadet Force. We talked about our role as Kendal MRT and safety on the hills. Lots of Q&A throughout the visit plus a quick NAAFI break half way through. (Thanks for the brew and Chocolate). Continue Reading

New Mobile 2 Has Arrived

New Mobile 2 Has Arrived

We are pleased to announce that our new M2 has arrived. The next phase is for the vehicle to go for conversion to turn it into a fully fitted out control vehicle. We remain grateful to all those who donated via the “Readers to the Rescue” Campaign run by the Westmorland Gazette and those that… Continue Reading

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