Oldham Mountain Rescue Team

Heroic rescue team earns praise

A GOVERNMENT minister has praised courageous members of Oldham Mountain Rescue Team for their efforts combating the borough’s whiteout weekend.

The 20-strong team took part in a series of dramatic rescues including helping a former senior Oldham councillor who broke his leg in a fall.

Phil Woolas, MP for Oldham East and Saddleworth and Minister for Immigration, said: “The team are all heroes.

“They have done a terrific job and deserve every ounce of praise we can give them.”

Read the full story on Oldham Chronicle

Contact Information

Oldham Mountain Rescue Team

Unit 19 Boarshurst Business Park
Boarshurst Lane

Meeting times

Oldham Mountain Rescue Team
Unit 19, Boarshurst Business Park, Boarshurst Lane,

Telephone: 01457 873098
(answering machine).

In an emergency dial 999 and ask for ‘Police’ in the county you are in. Then ask for mountain rescue.

If you would like to make a donation to team funds they can be sent to the above address. Cheques should be made payable to ‘OMRT’.
UK income tax payers can increase the value of their gift by including a gift aid declaration which enable the team to reclaim 28 pence for every £1 donated. Simple to complete, a form can be downloaded here. Gift Aid Form.doc

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