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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

Return to St Mark’s

Return to St Mark’s

Team member Tony W was invited back to St Mark’s School in Natland to witness the year 4 explaining the role of MR and acting out a rescue. This was done at morning assembly in front of the whole school and the year 4 parents. The play (which included a Mini Tony) was fantastic. They… Continue Reading

Staveley Trail Race

Staveley Trail Race

The team were once again proud to support and provide marshalls for the Staveley round of the Lakeland Trails (sting in the tail) Race this weekend. The weather added to the challenge, but ensured a good turnout of supporters and a carnival atmosphere at the finish   Continue Reading

Visit to St Mark’s School

Team members visited St Marks School in Natland on Thursday. We spoke to all the Yr4 children, who at the end showed us a video they had made of how to call for Mountain Rescue when you are in trouble. Question of the day…”Why do you carry all that chocolate?” Continue Reading

The Great Gig with Northern Sky

Last Friday’s gig raised £1041 for the team. The event was sponsored jointly by Harrison Drury and Armistead Barnett. We would like to thank the team at www.harrison-drury.com for choosing us as their charity of the year and, of course, the brilliant Northern Sky for a great evening. Continue Reading

Topping Up Leaflet Stocks

Cedar Manor Hotel are one of the many local businesses that support Kendal Mountain Rescue Team. Today we dropped off more Kendal MRT & LDSAMRA leaflets, which provide patrons with advice on safety on the hills and how to call help if needed. Continue Reading

New Trainee Search Dog Handler

The team are proud to announce that team member Jacqui and her dog Ivy have completed their Pre Stage 1 training by passing the introductory assessment. It means they are now officially classed as a Trainee Search Dog Team with the Lake District Mountain Rescue Search Dog Association. Continue Reading

Castle Park School Visit

Castle Park School Visit

A double visit for Castle Park School today as team members spoke to the Early Years children and role played a rescue with them. Then in the afternoon we returned and spoke to the Expedition club about safety on the hills and what to do if they need to call out a Mountain Rescue Team. Continue Reading

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