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Swift water rescue refresher

At the end of July team members from Keswick travelled to Pinkston White Water Course in Glasgow to refresh their swift water rescue skills. Mike Gullen from Cockermouth MR team…

Long service awards

Long service awards At Keswick team’s quarterly general meeting at the end of May 2021 a number of awards were given to team members for their dedication and commitment to…

Introducing the new Sty Head stretcher box

The iconic Sty Head stretcher box has finally come to the end of its life and has been replaced by the latest iteration. This is similar to the one at…

New MR video for schools

Keswick team were approached by a teacher from Raughton Head Primary School to see if the team could help with this term’s subject of misty mountains and winding rivers. Specifically…

Search Dog Bracken Retires…..by Elly

Time flies and it doesn’t seem five minutes since I picked up Bracken, a beautiful dark brown fluffy tri-colour collie with a striking white blaze up his face, from a…

Is the Stay Local Messaging Understood?

Cumbria’s Mountain rescue teams have experienced a big increase in the numbers of callouts during the first three weeks of December. This is of real concern as most are due…
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