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New Kielder 4×4 Safari & NNPMRT Merchandise

We are please to announce that we now have some Kielder 4×4 Safari merchandise for sale in our online shop.

All profits from the shop go to help with the running costs of The Northumberland National Park Mountain Rescue Team.

Alongside our very popular 50th Anniversary buffs we also now have Kielder 4×4 Safari Mugs, Kielder 4×4 Safari Rally Plaques and Kielder 4×4 Safari Stickers. These are all high quality items and would make great Christmas presents. You can either order online to have it delivered or purchase items from our  ‘pop-up’ shop which will be at all future events.

Click here for our shop.

Kielder 4x4 Safari Mugs
Kielder 4×4 Safari Mugs
Car sticker
Kielder 4×4 Safari Car sticker
NNPMRT Buff
NNPRMT Buff
Kielder 4x4 Safari Rally Plaque
Kielder 4×4 Safari Rally Plaque
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*** Incident No.23 ***

Tuesday 17 May, 15.21hrs

The busy period continues with a request for assistance from the North East Ambulance Service. A female in her 60s had sustained a head injury whilst cycling in the Kielder Water area.

At the time of the request Paramedics were en-route to the casualty’s location which was believed to be just off the Lakeside way, near to Silvas Capitalis (or the ‘forest head’). Given the location it was highly likely that the Ambulance would be able to access the scene.

In case assistance with the evacuation was required and given the travel time involved, North of Tyne Mountain Rescue Team and ourselves despatched a Land Rover and six Team member to Kielder.

Almost an hour into the incident, the Ambulance Service confirmed they had been able to access the scene and treat the casualty. The Teams were stood down.

The incident involved 7 Team members for 2 hours.

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*** Incident No.17 ***

Sunday 1 May, 20.31hrs

Yesterday evening North of Tyne MRT and ourselves were contacted by Northumbria Police regarding a cyclist who was lost in the Kielder area. Indications were that the cyclist was near to Riccarton.

We tried SARLOC, a text message system used to locate missing persons, whilst the Police drove some of the roads and other resources were being mobilised. Border Search & Rescue Unit and Tweed Valley MRT were made aware of the incident in case additional support was required.

Unfortunately due to the poor mobile coverage SARLOC didn’t work. After half an hour though contact was made with the cyclist again and he confirmed he was on the road near Riccarton. A Police vehicle located the cyclist and transported him back to his start point at Kielder Water. All ended well.

The incident involved 2 Team members for 1 hour.

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