Formed in 1965, to help people in difficulties within the Black Mountains, Longtown Mountain Rescue Team members are now regularly called to assist in a wide variety of situations, where the police consider their expertise would be of benefit.
If you have an accident in the hills
Dial 999 or 112. Ask for 'Police' then 'Mountain Rescue'. To use the emergencySMS service: Text 999 and send 'Police' + details of incident + location