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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.

Keep BBQs off Winter Hill, say firefighters

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Quarry industry bosses issue warning after fatal fall of Barrow dad

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Paraglider who crashed near Captain Cook’s Monument joked with rescuers: ‘I hate flying’

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Man with broken ankle at Swarth Beck

Thursday 19/07/2018 11:37  At 11:30am on Thursday morning Cumbria Police tasked Patterdale MRT to an incident in Swarth Beck where a young man had fallen approximately 5m into a pool at the bottom of one of the waterfalls. Upon reaching the difficult to access scene the young man was treated for his injuries and his…

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83 Year-old Man Rescued From Mach-loop

At around 5:30 p.m. on Monday 16th July, Aberdyfi Search & Rescue Team was requested to assist a Welsh Ambulance Service Trust (WAST) crew in moving an injured man off a hill-side to their ambulance.The man, an 83 year-old Belgian, was part of a party plane-spotting on the popular Mach-loop

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Fatal fall between Steeple and Little Scoat Fell

Incident Report 16.07.2018 Cockermouth Mountain Rescue Team was called during the night at 00.42 on 15th July to assist a 65 year old fellwalker who had slipped and fallen from the ridge between Steeple and Little Scoat Fell high above Ennerdale. The alarm was raised by the walker’s companion who remained on the ridge. Team members ascended Steeple Ridge from the…

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Open day fun at cop shop

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Mountain biker rescued after breaking collarbone in woodland fall

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Firefighters still battling hot spots on Winter Hill

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Cornwall Search and Rescue Team member Talan Bellman burns 5,529 calories in coasteering race

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