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BOWLAND PENNINE MOUNTAIN RESCUE TEAM

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

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  • Water Rescue, Training - May Bank Holiday Weekend Bowland Pennine MRT Team members, along with other Mid-Pennine Search and Rescue Organisation teams Holme Valley MRT, Calder Valley SRT and Rossendale & Pendle MRT attend a swift water flood rescue (MOD 3) course, our 2 team members had been working towards this qualification for the past 6 months so it […]
  • Thank you, Fulwood Hall Hospital - After being  Fulwood Hall Hospital charity of the year for the past 2 years, a cheque for £2916.23 was presented to our Team Leader at the hospital. The donation has been collected over 2 years instead of the normal one due to COVID, with donations coming from coffee mornings, organised events and private donations. In […]
  • Rope Rescue, Training - During February After some substantial donations our rescue team has managed to refresh the majority of our rope rescue hardware and during February, rescue team members had the opportunity to familiarise themselves with the new equipment and keep hands on with our rescue techniques. We thank everyone who donated towards this project, rope rescue is […]
  • Preston Fundraiser – Thank you - Go Outdoors Many thanks to the people of Preston who kindly donated to the rescue team during our recent fundraiser on Saturday the 12th December 2021. Team members stood outside GO outdoors and Aldi during the day, chatting and having conversations about mountain safety and our our rescue team. On the day, the rescue team […]
  • Thank you, Lancaster - Thank you Many thank to Lancaster, for when we attended our annual street collection on the 20th November 2021 the people of Lancaster raised a whopping £843.37 on the day, this is a fantastic amount and will go towards much needed funds to keep the team operational, buying fuel for our vehicles, providing essential medical […]
  • Thank You Garstang - Fundraising Thank you Many thanks to all those in Garstang and surrounding villages that donated to our rescue team on our recent fund raiser in Garstang during September, the rescue team were out and about shaking our charity tins raising much needed funds for our cause. Thanks to everyone, we raised a record £1,266 on […]
  • Thank you – Westgate Tyres - Many thanks to leading retailer Westgate tyres of Morecambe who have donated 12 brand new tyres for 2 of our operational vehicles. The tyres have been fitted free of charge to our incident control vehicle, a Mercedes Sprinter and also to our troop carrier, a 14 seater Ford Minibus. Westgate tyres, a family run enterprise […]
  • Thank you, Hope Technology - Hope Technology Many thanks to Hope Technology from Barnoldswick who have donated £5,000 to the rescue Team which will be used to replenish or renew some of our aging rope rescue equipment.  Hope Technology is one of the world leaders in engineering bicycle components. Since 1989, the owners have been pushing the industry forward through […]
  • GP Batteries – Thank you - Battery Power A massive thank you to our partner GP Batteries who once again have donated a number of AAA and AA batteries. GP Batteries have supported Bowland Pennine MRT for many years. Last year GP Batteries donated a head torch for every team member and a number of assorted torches, which are used during […]