This evening two team members visited Kendal Army Cadet Force. We talked about our role as Kendal MRT and safety on the hills. Lots of Q&A throughout the visit plus a quick NAAFI break half way through. (Thanks for the brew and Chocolate).
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
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
Todays school visit was to Grayrigg CofE Primary School. We talked to reception and KS1 kids followed by them doing a mini rescue. Continue Reading
Today we made a visit to the Villa at Levens to give a talk to the Arnside Probus group. Many thanks to the group for the hospitality and the kind donation to the team. Continue Reading
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
Before having to leave for this afternoon’s callout the team had joined other emergency services at the Burneside Parish Residents Associations 1st Community day. It was great to meet everyone. Continue Reading
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
Team members Tony and Kath visited Grayrigg primary school to talk to the Oaks classes (years 3-6) about the Grayrigg Train Crash. Tony (who was yet to join the team, but lives in the village) spoke about how the incident effected Grayrigg whilst Kath spoke about her involvement on the night as part of Kendal… Continue Reading
Yesterday, some team members took up the kind invitation from Salewa and their rep Angus to cast an eye over some of their latest products and enjoy some coffee with homemade cakes. Continue Reading
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