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BOWLAND PENNINE MOUNTAIN RESCUE TEAM

Registered Charity Number 511072 BPMRT is a full member of Mountain Rescue England and Wales

News

  • Memorial Service in Morecambe for the 23 Chinese Cockle Pickers lost on 5th February 2004. - A service takes place by the Cocklers’ memorial near Morecambe lifeboat station on Monday afternoon 5th February 2024 to remember the 23 people from China who died in Morecambe Bay 20 years ago today. The service was attended by members of the Coastguard, RNLI, Police, Mountain Rescue other rescue services and members of the public. Our […]
  • Advanced Training - Wednesday 15th November 2023 Sees a small number of the rescue team at Blackpool airport visiting the North West Air Ambulance base to gain awareness of further advance medical skills. Team members were shown around their helicopter and were briefed on advanced air way management. Overall an excellent opportunity for the crews and our team […]
  • Happy 43rd Birthday to the Team - WHERE IT ALL STARTED On 25th March 1962 in the fells north of Chipping, 3 siblings set out on a day’s walk which was to end in tragedy, with the two brothers losing their lives despite their sister raising the alarm. At this time there was no Mountain Rescue team for miles and no way […]
  • Fell Cover, the 3 Peaks Cyclo Cross - Sunday 24th September 2023, the rescue Team were providing fell & rescue cover Once again, our Mountain Rescue Team provided on the fell communication and first aid cover which is staged in the Yorkshire Dales national Park. Based out of Helwith Bridge. It is said it is the toughest and biggest Cyclo-Cross event in the […]
  • Kind Donation £500 - We would like to thank members of the West Lancashire Provincial Grand Conclave, who kindly presented us with a donation of £500. This will be used for medical gases (Oxygen and Entonox) which are vital in our care of casualties. In the photo, members of the West Lancashire Provincial Grand Conclave, Team Leader Julian receiving […]
  • Fell Cover, Borrowdale Fell Race - Saturday 5th August 2023, the rescue team  were in Borrowdale covering the annual race that covers 27km of the lake district. This year, although reasonably quiet on incidents, sees the rescue team assist Wasdale MRT on Mickledore assisting with an injured walker that eventually required a helicopter. During and after the event, the team attended […]
  • Search Dog News - Congratulations Dog handler Chris and trainee search dog Juno who have undertaken their Stock Test on Saturday 6th August 2023, and it is Congratulations as they now progresses to Stage 1 of their training following successful completion of the Registration criteria. This is a test where the dogs are tested to their limits in a controlled […]
  • Ancient Oak Summer Fair - Thank you to everyone who visited the rescue team during the recent summer fair at the Ancient Oak on Saturday 8th July 2023, the team was represented by a number of Team members who displayed team equipment along with some of our Team vehicles. Thank you to everyone who kindly donated, it is very much […]
  • Search Dog News - Congratulations At the North East National training course on the 8th July 2023, Chris Toward, one of our Team members here at Bowland Pennine Mountain Rescue, and Juno were one of the Pre-registration handlers who passed their obedience test. Chris and Juno, a 7 month old Border Collie sailed through their heelwork, recall, drop at a […]
  • Clitheroe Fund Raiser - Thank you and many thanks to everyone who visited our team members during our annual street collection in Clitheroe on Saturday 17th June 2023. It was great to speak to everyone, sharing stories and ambitions, a truly great day – We also raised an incredible £691.67 which will go towards the running costs of our […]