Some further information on a recent rescue, and some good advice. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vDiZfnyxatY #BeAdventureSmart
One of the teamâ€™s more interesting rescues of the year was aired recently on BBCâ€™s Close Calls: On Camera with Nick Knowles. It included the normal foot power and team vehicles, but also the team boat and a Great North Air Ambulance Service helicopter. All motive power worked in perfect Read more…
A BBC News article about how a photo taken on a casualty’s phone enabled the team to locate them. This was the second rescue of the day and the middle of three in 24 hours. A Grough article on the rescue is available here. The story also featured in Saturday’s Read more…
“A walker turned up safe and well after spending the night on the Lake District fells when he got lost.
Three mountain rescue teams were involved in a major search for the man on Tuesday when he phoned for help saying he was lost somewhere on Crinkle Crags in Great Langdale…”
Read more at Grough.
More than Â£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 Â£12,135 towards swift water rescue equipment. Read more on the BBC website.