2018 in Review

Posted by David O'Sullivan on 1 January 2019 | 0 Comments

2018 was a busy year for most Mountain Rescue Teams across the Peak District and indeed England and Wales. Derby Mountain Rescue Team is no exception as in 2018 the team were called out to 70 incidents which saw them working alongside the Police, Fire Service, Ambulance Service, Air Ambulances, HM Coastguard, community first responders, farmers... Read more...


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2018 General Meeting

Posted by David O'Sullivan on 30 December 2018 | 0 Comments

Just before Christmas, the team held our General Meeting. We were joined for the first part of the evening by the Berry family, who came to present a cheque to the team on behalf of John Berry who sadly passed away at the end of October. John had bequeathed £1000 to the team, which... Read more...


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Lockerbie

Posted by David O'Sullivan on 21 December 2018 | 0 Comments

Thirty years ago the world watched in horror as news broke of Pan Am flight 103 ‘Clipper Maid of the Seas’ crashing into the town of Lockerbie just after 7pm on December 21st 1988. It would later emerge that 243 passengers, 16 Crew and 11 Residents of Lockerbie were killed in the disaster. As the... Read more...


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Charity Kilimanjaro Climb

Posted by David O'Sullivan on 22 October 2018 | 0 Comments

Andy is joint President of the Rotary Club of Church Wilne. Andrea is the joint President of the Inner Wheel Club of Church Wilne. Both raising funds for Local and International good causes. The plan for Kili' first came about to celebrate Andy's 40th Birthday, Andrea was "volunteered" to join the adventure following a number... Read more...


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Lockerbrook 2018

Posted by Sam Abbott on 18 March 2018 | 1 Comments

The team’s annual training weekend took place from the 26th – 28th January 2018 at Lockerbrook Outdoor Activity Centre perched above Ladybower Reservoir in the Dark Peak. The weekend serves as a great opportunity to practise our key skills in a less familiar location whilst leaving just enough spare time for some well-earned team building.... Read more...


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Denstone College Donation

Posted by Dai Sandbrook on 23 January 2018 | 0 Comments

Members of the Team have been presented with a cheque for £700 by pupils of Denstone College. The donation was part of the College’s community giving project, with the Team being nominated by pupil Guy Watts, himself a keen walker and mountaineer. The donation marks a longstanding relationship between the Team and the School, the cheque... Read more...


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