Category Archives: Team news

Mobile 3 Gets Fresh Livery

Mobile 3 Gets Fresh Livery

Our Land Rovers are currently being re-liveried to match the current MREW standard colours. Today was Mobile 3’s turn. Many thanks to Sunsigns of Kendal for doing an excellent job.

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

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

Sad news

It is with great sadness that, on Sunday evening, we received the news that former team member Rod Muncey had lost his battle with Prostrate Cancer. Rod had returned to his native west country just over two years ago to care for his parents when he was diagnosed. Prior to leaving Kendal his devotion and… Continue Reading

10 Years on From Grayrigg

10 Years on From Grayrigg

10 years ago today and the village of Grayrigg and its surrounding area became the centre of world media attention after the Virgin train crash. Kendal Mountain Rescue Team are proud of the contribution made by team members past and present during this incident. Continue Reading

Satellite Internet Has Arrived

Satellite Internet Has Arrived

Our latest team investment has arrived and yesterday members from the comms group went to one of our area blackspots in Kentmere to get familiar with the system. In driving wind, rain and snow we managed to establish a wifi link and initiate MR map and Sarcall. We also managed to skype with crystal clear… Continue Reading

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