New Base Funding

Wasdale Mountain Rescue Team (WMRT) has today been informed that its application to the Copeland Community Fund for a significant proportion of the cost towards a new base for WMRT has been successful. It has taken a significant amount of work to achieve this funding, from team members and a Read more…

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 Read more…

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. Read more…

Mike Greene

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 Read more…

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.

Congratulations John and Sue !

Wasdale Mountain Rescue Team members John and Sue Noake both recently completed their 40 years’ service in the team. The team is one of the busiest in the Lake District and they are pictured outside the team’s headquarters in Gosforth, Cumbria. Aside from being an absolutely magnificent achievement this is Read more…

Whitehaven School Fundraising CD

Whitehaven School music department have produced a CD Featuring music from four pupils. Priced at £4 per CD it is available from Mrs Fitzsimons in the Music Department. All proceeds to Wasdale Mountain Rescue and The Ryan Smith Rising Sun Trust. 4 tracks including: Traffic Trapped Honeysuckle How Strong Am Read more…

Wasdale Show

Last weekend the team attended the Wasdale Show. Mike summed it up on Facebook with: Excellent day at the Wasdale Head show! We welcomed Joe Beaumont across the finish line and thanked him for his amazing effort cycling across England! Pictures to follow! We were also presented with a cheque Read more…