Find your local team

Longtown MRT

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.

To find out more, go to or find them on Facebook.

Stretcher training © Longtown MRT

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