Lake District teams receive Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service

Kirkby Stephen Mountain Rescue Team is honoured to be one of the twelve Lake District Mountain Rescue Teams jointly awarded the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service. This is the highest award a voluntary group can receive in the UK. The umbrella organisation of the twelve teams is LDSAMRA (Lake District Search and Mountain Rescue Association),Continue reading “Lake District teams receive Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service”

Covid-19: Mountain Rescue teams urge restraint

Mountain Rescue England and Wales (MREW) has reported that across the country teams received a total of 20 call outs over the Easter weekend. This was much quieter than usual and many incidents were not hill-related. However there is some concern that newly reported police guidelines might encourage hill walkers to travel much further thanContinue reading “Covid-19: Mountain Rescue teams urge restraint”