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Readers to the Rescue Campaign Reaches Target

Readers to the Rescue Campaign Reaches Target

The team has received some excellent news to close the year with. Sara from the Westmorland Gazette visited our base to inform us that the “Readers to the Rescue” campaign, to raise funds for our new control vehicle, had reached its target. As a team we would like to say a big thank you to the many individuals, local businesses and companies that made this possible. Full story can be followed via www.thewestmorlandgazette.co.uk

Team Talk to Sedbergh School

This week, we gave a team talk and presentation to Sedbergh School Yr 9 students. We also included a search dog demo with Searchdog Cullin and his handler John. No prizes for guessing who stole the limelight Continue Reading

Rescue Round 2 Success

Rescue Round 2 Success

An amazing weekend for the team. Rescue Round 2 was completed in under 44hrs by Dave and Kath. They visited all the bases within the Lakes in a continuous loop. In between they Kayaked Ullswater, Bassenthwaite and Coniston. Ran over Helvellyn & Scafell Pike. Biked up Honister, across Birker fell just to mention a few.… Continue Reading

Donation from Ski Touring Evening

On Thursday 2nd Nov, team leader Dave, along with team members Andy B and Paul A, attended the Anything Technical Ski evening. 50 specially invited guests paid £10 each to listen to two lectures (avalanche safety & ski tour destinations) given by Andy Townsend, head of skiing at Glenmore Lodge. The £500 raised was kindly… Continue Reading

Rescue Round is Back!

Rescue Round is Back!

Rescue Round is Back, only bigger and badder. Team Leader Dave and Deputy Team Leader Kath with the support of all at Kendal Mountain Search and Rescue Team are attempting the ultra Bimble, Bike & Boat trip. In 2012 they managed to navigate the teams boundary in 24hrs, this year its slightly more challenging… Starting… Continue Reading

Wheels appeal update

We would like to thank Don Shore, a founder member of the Kendal based “bootboys” walking group. Don, decided that to celebrate his 70th birthday he would organise a fundrasing walk with his group and with monies raised donated to the team. He visited our base and handed over a cheque to Team leader Dave… Continue Reading

Wheels Appeal 2017

The team are launching our “Wheels Appeal 2017”. We are in the process of fundraising for a new control vehicle to replace our current Mobile 2. The new vehicle will be designed to meet the changes in technology and how we, as a team, can adapt our role within Mountain Rescue to assist the Emergency… Continue Reading

Kentmere Trail Race

Today we provided marshals and team support at the Kentmere Trail race. A big congratulations to all the runners who took part, the team really appreciated your “thankyous” as you ran past their marshalling posts. Continue Reading

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