LETTER: In search of our Lake District heroes

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On March 15th my wife, Sue, and I were walking on Cat Bells, near Keswick in the Lake District.

Just after we’d reached the summit, Sue tripped, fell and broke her wrist. She was in pain and went into shock. We were joined by George and Katheen from Clitheroe. Kathleen sat with us and helped me look after Sue while George looked out for the Mountain Rescue Team.

We were getting cold and a teacher stopped and put his tent over us to protect us from the wind. After 45 minutes, the rescue team arrived and gave Sue pain relief then transported her down the mountain. The silly thing is, I never took any contact details for Kathleen and George so I’ve not been able to tell them what happened after the rescue and to thank them properly. I know they made an arrangement to return the tent to the teacher, but I don’t know whether they were successful.

Could you help us locate George and Kathleen? They would be in their 60s/70s and were staying at a caravan site in Keswick. We’d dearly like to contact them and talk to them about what turned out to be a memorable day for us, if painful for some!



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