Category Archive: News

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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Diamond Crag Practice – Sunday 13th March 2011

Nearly twenty team members spent their Sunday practicing crag rescues at Diamond Crag in Eskdale. This was the first opportunity for many team members to use the new MPD lowering devices and practice important crag skills.

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Team Dinner and 25 yr awards

The team’s annual dinner was held last night with a great turnout (around 35 I think). The Strands Inn was the venue and Mark and Lesley Corr did us proud with a great value menu. Thank you to all those who cam along on the night and thank you to their wives, husbands and partners …

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