Wasdale Mountain Rescue Team - Latest News

Sad News

The team’s only remaining search dog, Ollie, died recently after a short illness. He was 9 years old.

For at least the last 35 years the team has always had one or more search dogs, and between them, they have attended hundreds of searches in the team’s patch, Wasdale and Eskdale, as well as the …

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Lingmell Dash Results

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Lingmell Dash 2015 – Saturday 25th July

British Championship Race From Wasdale Head Inn to the summit of Lingmell (and back)

Entry lists updated with Race Numbers 17th July.

Because of the sensitivity towards large Sporting events in the Wasdale Valley, we have limited the total number of runners to 350.

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Thank You !

Thank you to all those who have donated to the team following the safe return of Adam Nolan’s dog Jasper. It is heart-warming to know that this level of support for the team is out there and we are very humbled with the level of funds that have been donated. This comes at a fortuitous …

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We are looking to build a new base!

After nearly 50 years in the village of Gosforth, Wasdale MRT is looking to move to a purpose-built facility close to the village. The current building is a converted forge and is restrictive in terms of space and functionality. It also relies on the goodwill of local residents and the local pub for parking and …

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MBE for Mike Greene

In the New Year honours, Mike Greene has been awarded an MBE for services to health and to the community in Whitehaven. On behalf of the team I would like to pass our congratulations onto him for all he has done for us in the team, the wider regional and national MR community and elsewhere. …

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Flag Day in Whitehaven and Egremont

Come and meet the team tomorrow (Saturday 30th November) in Whitehaven and Egremont as we raise funds for the team. We’d be happy to see you, answer questions and even happier to receive a donation! We look forward to meeting you there.

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Thanks to Joe Beaumont

Thanks to Joe Beaumont and My Tri Events for £300 of fundraising. Joe suffered a major medical trauma in 2011 and the team was involved in his rescue. You can read about his road to recovery here www.joebeaumont.com.

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Team as a Guard of Honour at the Rugby League World Cup

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Last Sunday the team joined with Cockermouth MRT to form a guard of honour at the recent Scotland – Italy match in the Rugby League World Cup. It was a fun afternoon/evening, which all members who attended enjoyed. Rousing anthems, a good match and nice to receive applause at the …

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Thank You to 1st Gosforth Scout Group

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A big thank you goes to 1st Gosforth Scout Group who presented a cheque for £150 to the team after they had raised funds from baking cakes and other refreshments. Pictured are some of the scouts, team members and search dogs.

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