A MOUNTAIN rescue service is selling branded merchandise after Covid-19 meant it has to cancel its summer fundraising events.

Wasdale Mountain Rescue is selling a range of items to raise money which include enamel pin badges, car stickers, neckwear and cotton tote bags.

A spokesman for the organisation said: "As a volunteer team we are solely reliant on public donations to keep our team operational.

"We raise some of funds through the sale of our branded merchandise, however, due to the current situation we have had to cancel all fundraising events over the summer.

The items can be found on the organisation's Facebook page @wasdaleMRT - the items can be purchased on PayPal.

Anyone interested in buying more than one item email for a combined postage price to: fundraising@wmrt.org.uk