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Keep up to date with everything going on in mountain rescue around England and Wales. For press enquiries, contact Andy Simpson, MREW Press Officer, via press@mountain.rescue.org.uk.

How drones support mountain search and rescue teams

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Ankle injury – Aira Force

May 25, 2024 4 pm On Saturday 25/05/24 at around 1600 hrs the Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team was called out by the North West Ambulance Service with regard to a woman who had slipped whilst walking by Aira Force. The lady had a suspected ankle injury. The first team members who arrived at Aira Force…

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BRECON MOUNTAIN RESCUE TEAM WINS LOCAL COMMUNITY AWARD!

Brecon Mountain Rescue Team was honoured to be awarded the prestigious title of “Volunteer Team of the Year 2024” at the Best of Brecon Awards organised by Brecon Town Council. The Team was awarded their prize at an event hosted by Brecon Mayor, Councillor John Powell at the town’s Guildhall.    Brecon Mountain Rescue Team…

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Walker thanks rescue team from her hospital bed

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10-year-old who died in mudslide while on school trip was ‘happy, bubbly’ girl

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Could 5G-powered drone aid mountain rescue teams in searches?

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Keswick MRT and Coastguard rescue woman on her 70th birthday

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Arm injury – Lake shore path

May 20, 2024 2:32 pm At lunchtime on Monday May 20th Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team was tasked by the North West Ambulance Service to an incident in the area of Silver Point, on the shore of Ullswater, below Place Fell. A 78year old woman had taken a stumbling fall, sustaining an arm injury and facial lacerations….

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Three crag-fast walkers at the bad step

May 14, 2024 On the evening of Tuesday 14th May Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team was tasked by Cumbria Police to an incident just below Helvellyn of three people in their early 20s who could no longer make their way down the fell and were crag-fast. A team of seven Mountain Rescue Team members were dispatched to…

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Mountain rescue team called to treat fallen climbers at Peak District beauty spots – including one left seriously injured

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