Monthly Archive: April 2011

Mountain Rescue Awareness Day Press Release

The Wasdale team will be out and about over the forthcoming Bank Holiday weekends.  On Monday 2nd May the team will be supporting the national body during the Mountain and Cave Rescue Awareness day by giving two female mountain rescuers an early send off from St. Bees beach where they will start their Coast to Coast …

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Wasdale MRT kicks starts the Coast 2 Coast ‘Twirlies on Tour’ – 2nd May 2011

Gail Todd and Judy Whiteside (aka Twirlies on Tour)

The team will be involved in two events on the Bank holiday Monday following ‘The Big Wedding’.  Mountain and Cave Rescue Awareness day is Monday 2nd May and across the country, teams are carrying out various fund raising and safety awareness programmes.  The Coast 2 Coast event is detailed in the attached press release.  Wasdale …

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A BBC Article about DEFRA Swift Water Rescue Grant

More than £30,000 is to be given to Cumbria’s fire service and a mountain rescue team to help them deal with future flooding emergencies.

Wasdale MRT recieved a grant of £12,135 towards swift water rescue equipment.

Read more on the BBC website.

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