Kinder Mountain Rescue Team

Although not strictly within the parish of Chinley, Buxworth and Brownside, the Community Association wish to support the Kinder Mountain Rescue team.

Kinder Mountain Rescue Team provides search and mountain rescue services in the English Peak District, Derbyshire.

We are based in Hayfield in the High Peak and our area includes Kinder Scout and west towards Stockport and Manchester.

We provide a 365 days a year, 24/7 search and mountain rescue service to walkers and climbers in the Dark Peak, as well as assisting the police with lowland search and rescue of vulnerable persons.

Although we provide a 24 hours a day, 365-day a year professional search and rescue service, the Kinder Mountain Rescue Team is made up of unpaid volunteers and we receive no government funding.

Fundraising, through appeals and donations, is an important part of what we do, so that we can provide the best possible search and mountain rescue service. The running costs of the mountain rescue team are around £14,000 per year. This money comes from general collections and donations.

We have recently launched an appeal for funds for a new Team Headquarters. Currently we run from a Garage in a pub car park. We have no toilet facilities, Washing or parking for Team Vehicles.

For more details, contact Sally Barnett on 07742811938.

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There are 5 community buildings in the Parish, in which activities and events take place.


These buildings are available for hire.


Chinley Community Centre
21 Lower Lane, Chinley (SK23 6BE).
Contact: Bookings on 01663 750521


Chinley W.I. Hall
Lower Lane, Chinley
Contact: Joan on 01663 746000


Buxworth War Memorial Club
Station Rd, Buxworth (SK23 7NJ)
Contact: 01663 732050


Chinley 1st Scouts (Victory Hall)
Forge Road, Whitehough (SK23 6EJ)


Chinley Independent Chapel
Wash road, High Peak (SK23 0QN)
Contact: Denise on 01663 750670