On Wednesday August 2nd Kinder MRT hosted the annual Cracken Edge Fell Race – an evening of muddy fun. No mishaps and nearly £1K raised to support the team. Thanks to all competitors, organisers and helpers.
High Ash Charity Open Sheep Dog Trial to be held at Sandy Lane Far, Chisworth, Glossop on Saturday 26 August with raffle and on-site catering; promises to be a fun day out for all the family. Entries close on 9 August and are £8 per dog.
On Sunday 30 July 2017, Offerton Cricket Club will host the annual County Charity Cricket Match between two local football teams, in aid of Kinder MRT. gates open 12:00, match starts 14:00
Following a successful trek to Everest Basecamp, raising an outstanding £650 for the team in the process, local adventurers Susannah and Philippa visited the team’s base in Hayfield to meet us and to see where their money would be spent.
On Friday 28 April the team were delighted to welcome The University of the Third Age (U3A) to the base. The Marple Bridge and Mellor Chapter of U3A have very generously raised over £1000 for the team and two of its members, Derek Hesketh and Malcolm Moss, came to visit Read More…
Two local walkers are to trek to Everest Base Camp in April 2017, raising money for the team in the process.
On Sunday 19 February 2017, the team welcomed family and friends of the late Ken Beetham to the base. Ken’s daughter presented a cheque for £900 to the team’s Chairman and the guests then toured the base. Many thanks to all for their generosity.
Variety performance evening in memory of Ken Blakeman, Mountain Rescue team member of over 40 years, to be held at the Dancehouse Theatre, Manchester, on Sunday 26 February 2017. Proceeds will be donated to Kinder Mountain Rescue Team to help with their annual running costs.
Team welcomes local runner Michelle Ryan to base to thank her for raising £2300 for the team during 2015 and 2016.
Following recent media coverage of funding cuts to National Parks’ budgets, Kinder Mountain Rescue Team would like to reassure the public that this will have no effect whatsoever on the service it provides. The team, manned entirely by volunteers giving up their free time to turn-out 365 days of the year to help those in need, to undertake essential training and to fund raise, is able to continue to operate due to the generosity of the public; the team would like to thank those who have donated to them or to the wider Mountain Rescue organisation.