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Mountain Rescue Northumberland

Mountain Rescue teams work together in challenging joint training exercise in Northumberland

17 April, 2019

On a recent brisk Sunday in March, ourselves and Northumberland National Park Mountain Rescue Team visited the beautiful hills of Simonside, near Rothbury for a joint training exercise. Both teams operate within the Northumbria Police area, working closely together to manage incidents and effectively respond to callouts. Joint training exercises are therefore an essential component …

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multi-agency rescue takes place for crashed glider on the cheviot

26 January, 2019

On Sunday 20th January, ourselves and Northumberland National Park were called out in a multi-agency response to a crashed glider high up on The Cheviot in Northumberland. Team members were swiftly deployed on foot to locate the crash site. Further team members with rescue equipment were then airlifted by the HM Coastguard Search and Rescue …

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Mountain Rescue Training Weekend

20 September, 2018

The team has just completed our annual main Mountain Rescue training weekend at Ingram Valley in Northumberland. The full squad were together to improve skills and teamwork. There were trainees coming to the end of their 12 months training period, new trainees just starting out and the current batch of full members. The future looks …

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Northumbria Police Commendation

Northumbria Police Commendation

20 September, 2018

It is with great pride and pleasure that North of Tyne Mountain Rescue Team and Northumberland National Park Mountain Rescue Team have been presented with a Northumbria Police commendation from Chief Constable Winton Keenan alongside Superintendent Andy Huddleston. Rarely presented to anyone outside of the police service, it is a recognition of the vital role played by …

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