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.
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
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
Congratulations to provisional team member James Gooding on receiving his Certificate of Merit from the Superintendant of Cumbria Constabulary. The importance of timely CPR should never be underestimated. Continue Reading
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 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
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
A Huge congratulations to Kendal MRT Team Leader Dave Howarth who this morning succesfully completed the gruelling Montane Spine MRT Challenge in 42hrs 57 mins. Continue Reading
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from all at Kendal MRT. Continue Reading
This week, the team is featuring on The Bay radio’s Workplace of the Week feature. Tune in to Cooky’s show between 13:00 and 14:00 every day to hear the team’s music selections. Continue Reading
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