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  • Kings Coronation Medal Presentation - Bowland Pennine Mountain Rescue Team were proud to hold a presentation evening at Beacon Fell Country Park on the evening of Wednesday 17th July 2024. Team members who qualified for the medal were presented with their medal by Pete Taylor, the first Team Leader of Bowland Pennine when the Team were formed back in 1980. […]
  • Search Dog News - Congratulations to trainee search dog Juno and Chris who have successfully passed their Stage 2 assessment They will now move on to train in larger and more complex areas as they continue to work towards their final assessment before becoming operational. A massive thank you to all of the volunteer dogs bodies who give up their […]
  • Team Training - Crag Training Part of any Mountain Rescue Team is rope rescue, over the year we have regular sessions on the crag practicing our techniques, new and old. The photo shows a Team Member lowering down a crag face at Denham quarry near Chorley with a stretcher, the casualty this time is an exercise dummy, but […]
  • New Full Team Members - Success! At our yearly Annual General Meeting which was held at our headquarters in Garstang on Wednesday 24th April 2024, 5 team members were presented with their Team red jacket in recognition of completing the gruelling 18 months trainee programme. All team members congratulated the 5 new full team callout members on the night, we […]
  • 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 […]