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KMRT Honorary Vice Presidents

They can’t hide, even in the rain…

All three KMRT team members (each with over 40 years service)

Bob Whittall, Ken Blakeman & John Mottram

KMRT Vice Presidents

Long Service Awards to Mountain Rescue

Congratulations (belated in some instances) to the three members of Kinder MRT who have now reached that major milestone – over 40 years continued service to Mountain Rescue.

  • Bob Whittall
  • John Mottram
  • Ken Blakeman

They have also all been awarded Honorary Vice Presidency positions within KMRT.

Well done, and congratulations on behalf of all the Read More…

Kinder MRT has a new SARDA Handler!

The Team are really proud of our new SARDA team, Nick Shepherd and Dolly, who have just passed their assessment this weekend. After a tremendous amount of hard work and dedication by both Nick and Dolly, they passed the assessment with flying colours and can now be deployed in searches Read More…

Queens Diamond Jubilee Medal Presentation

Members of Kinder Mountain Rescue Team received their Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Service Medals this evening.  A very proud moment for all involved.
The Medals were presented by David Coleman, PDMRO Chairman and previously Chief Constable of Derbyshire.



The Kinder Cafe

Saturday 28th April saw Sheffield University’s Duke of Edinburgh Society set up probably the highest cafe in the Peak district at Kinder Downfall. Rose Pritchard organised the event to support the Kinder Mountain Rescue Team, and convinced members of her society to bake a variety of cakes which were carried Read More…

Probationer training weekend

Not one for making probationers lives easy – last weekend was going to be busy with several sessions both on the hill and in base covering some of the basic search & rescue techniques that are ‘bread & butter’ to most teams. It would be sessions number 5 & 6 Read More…