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Long Service Awards

At Keswick team’s Annual General Meeting on 10th February 2022 the team celebrated two members who have each provided 25 years dedication and commitment to the team. Dr Tim Hooper…

Winter training Cairngorm Jan 2022

Having missed out on our usual winter training due to Covid in 2021 the team was champing at the bit to get some good Scottish winter experience. Having done a…

The new Keswick Stretcher

Mountain rescue stretchers have evolved over the years. The upper photograph shows an early Thomas stretcher which was the standard rescue stretcher since the beginnings of UK mountain rescue. Keswick…

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The iconic Sty Head stretcher box has finally come to the end of its life and has been replaced by the latest iteration.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