Category: News

KMRT’s latest recruit

Congratulations to Ian and KT.

Ian & KT passed their assessment yesterday so KT is now a trainee search dog. KT will be following in the footsteps of Ian’s other dog Anya who recently retired after 7 years.


Phil Ridley

Training Officer

Search Dog Retires

Ian Burley – Dog Anya

After grading as a Search Dog in 2007, Anya will be retiring shortly. She has been a big asset to Kinder’s capability and will be missed. Ian is currently training his new dog KT.

Ian & KT

Sunday 24th March – Training Exercise with RAF

Today’s exercise focused on a multi casualty situation where triage would be paramount in deciding who would get priority treatment and evacuation. The initial plan was to position the exercise casualties (6 people) up in the Downfall ‘amphitheatre’ area. The scenario involved a number of walkers, climbers and a rock Read More…

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.