Category Archives: Team news

Kendal Mountain Festival 2018

Kendal Mountain Festival 2018

Kendal Mountain Festival weekend proved to be as popular as ever. Members of the team and searchdog Skye were happy to be out and about meeting people. We also had the priviledge once again to lead the 10k runners for the start of the fell race after they had been set off by Jonathan Brownlee. It was great to see team member Scott (*44) competing in the race and congratulations to the winners.

Team AGM

The team held its AGM last night, as well as the appointment/re-appointment of team members in key roles within the team it was also a time to celebrate milestones achieved by two members of KMSRT. Harry Ashcroft received a certificate for 40yrs service to MR which included his time with RAFMRT and Duddon & Furness… Continue Reading

New Mobile 2 Arrives

New Mobile 2 Arrives

When the oldest (Mobile 3) meets the youngest (Mobile 2). Two team members drove to Pickup Systems on Thursday to take ownership of the newest vehicle to be added to our fleet. We would like to thank Pickup Systems for carrying out the conversion. The purchase and subsequent conversion of M2 was only made possible… Continue Reading

Remembrance

Remembrance

November 11th this year marks 100 years since the end of the Great War 1914-1918. “At the going down of the sun, and in the morning, we will remember them”. 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

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

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