MPA Donation

Posted by David O'Sullivan on 8 October 2017 | 0 Comments

We have received a donation of £1,000 from the MPA (Minerals Products Association, the UK trade association for the construction materials sector). The Team ran a workshop at the MPA’s Safety Day at JCB’s Kevin Quarry in May to explain how Mountain Rescue teams can save lives in operational and non-operational quarries. Receiving the check on... Read more...


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MPA safety day at JCB's Kevin Quarry

Posted by David O'Sullivan on 17 May 2017 | 0 Comments

Derby Mountain Rescue Team was invited by JCB & the MPA (Mineral Products Association - trade body for the UK construction materials sector) to attend their annual Safety Day held at JCB's Kevin Quarry, near Alton, Staffordshire.  The event was attended by over one hundred delegates drawn from MPA members, with six workshops addressing issues ranging... Read more...


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The Steve Hilditch Trophy

Posted by David O'Sullivan on 19 April 2017 | 0 Comments

At the end of 2014, and after Thirty-Four years in the role, Steve Hilditch MBE (1952-2015) stood down as Team Leader of Derby Mountain Rescue Team.  At the time the team was also celebrating it's 50th anniversary having formed following the tragic loss of three Rover Scouts during the 4 Inns walk in March 1964. Steve... Read more...


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Inshore and inland rescue boat grant

Posted by David O'Sullivan on 25 January 2017 | 0 Comments

Derby Mountain Rescue Team, an unpaid volunteer charity, has received a one-off sum of just over £3,800 from the 2017 Department for Transport ‘Inshore and inland rescue boat grant’; a £1million grant for charities running local lifeboat and rescue services, helping those in danger on and around inland and inshore waterways, including during flooding and other... Read more...


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Mountain and Cave Rescue Awareness Day

Posted by David O'Sullivan on 30 October 2016 | 0 Comments

Today is Mountain and Cave Rescue Awareness Day. You may be surprised at some of the things we get up to, here's a short list of some of the key areas: Upland, urban and water searches for missing, lost or despondent persons; emergency pre-hospital care in remote areas working in partnership with the Police, Ambulance service,... Read more...


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