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One of our teams dogs 'Ginny' clocked up her 250th Lake District Mountain Rescue Search Dog callout this weekend (callout 98). This is quite an achievement as many of the searches are 6+ hours and some run into days! As her handler Mick said "it’s...

Incident No: 51 Date: 14th July 2015 Time: 12:26 Location: Great Gable Incident Details: A lady walking with her partner, twisted her knee and was unable to weight bear. The Team set off to Seathwaite with two vehicles full of personnel, and checked on the availability of the air...

Incident No: 50 Date: 9th July 2015 Time: 11:55 Location: Seathwaite Incident Details: A 65 year old lady, walking with family, felt unwell and faint on the footpath from Seathwaite to Styhead.  The Team immediately despatched two vehicles, and also requested assistance from the Great North Air Ambulance. The...

This weeks training was out on the crag again, more practice lowering stretchers and this time introducing a high line to assist the 'barrow boy' by taking the weight of stretcher during a tricky decent at the bottom of the crag. this is done by...

Incident No: 49 Date: 8 July 2015 Time: 11:41 Location: Cat Bells - Manesty Incident Details: A member of the public called in to say that she could hear shouts - which might have been for help - coming from the Manesty end of Cat Bells. Another caller also...

People raise money for our team in all sorts of ways and for all sorts of reasons. A group of friends ran in memory of Andy Cleworth on Saturday around Snowdonia, 22 miles and 8000' of ascent for Keswick and Llanberis MRTs and the Samaritans. Donate...

Incident No: N/A Date: 3 July 2015 Time: 23:53 Location: Thirlmere Alert Details: Police requested that we mount a search for two drunken males who were reported lost in a boat on Thirlmere. The Team was paged to mobilise their swiftwater crew, but fortunately the police located the mispers...

Incident No: Date: 2 July 2015 Time: 00:02 Location: Derwent Island Alert Details: Police requested that we retrieve a male who had swum over the Derwent Island whilst under the influence of alcohol. As he was conscious and unhurt, the task was referred to Cumbria Fire and Rescue. Another case...

A lady who was rescued by the Team after a fall from Dodd Crag, Shoulthwaite, in 2011, visited the Team on Tuesday at its HQ. She came to meet the Team members who had been on the rescue, and to present them with a donation....

Incident No: 48 Date: 25 June 2015 Time: 14:27 Location: Watendlath Incident Details: A 74 year old lady, walking with friends between Blea Tarn and Watendlath, slipped and suffered a serious ankle injury, which made it impossible for her to weight bear. The Team sent two vehicles to Watendlath,...