Providing a 24/7 search and rescue service in South West Scotland
Our Press Officer
Our Press Officer will publish regular Blog updates as well as press releases to keep you informed about our ongoing activities including recent call-outs, training and fund raising. Find out what we get up to when we’re not out rescuing unfortunate folks in the hills.
Recent stories featuring Galloway MRT can be found elsewhere on the internet at:-26/11/2014St. John Scotland - feature about the handover of our new vehicle on 22nd November at Castle Douglas Fire Station25/11/2014Scottish Fire and Rescue Service - feature about the SFRS partnership arrangement to garage our new vehicle at Castle Douglas24/11/2014Grough - feature about the £20,000 anonymous donation which was matched by St. John Scotland
GMRT Archive 40
GMRT Archive 40 - looks back on the last 40 years since Galloway Mountain Rescue Team was formed. Here we share our archive of photos, recount stories of rescues past and reprint newspaper articles
40 years - 1975-2015
We formed on 6th November 1975 following a request from the Chief Constable. We were originally known as ‘Galloway Hill Search and Rescue Unit’ and operated as a sub-group of Moffat Hill Search and Rescue. Over the years we’ve gone from strength to strength. Follow our story here.