Training Coordinator News (Nov. 2017)

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BCRC Training Coordinator’s News November 2017 – Jim Davis December 2016 UKSAR Training Applications: 4 applications were submitted: Upper Wharfedale Fell Rescue Association – UWFRA: Blue light driving training. Fred Easyport Training defibrilltor. CPR training manikin, Laerdal Resusci-Annie QCPR full … Continued

Adventures Underground

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The Dales caving book “Adventures Underground” written by Dave Haigh and John Cordingley (published by Wild Places) has proved very popular, softback copies are still available, but the limited edition hardback sold out really quickly. When writing the book the … Continued

All Aboard The SWERA EXPRESS

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Children & Young people from Four Charities: Well Child Child Bereavement UK Place 2 B Centrepoint Came together on June 24th 2017 for the Mountain Rescue England & Wales / British Cave Rescue Council Princes’ Charities Forum Event. A day … Continued

Emergency Services Show 2017

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BCRC had a stand at the Emergency Services Show 2017 in Hall 5 at the NEC Birmingham on 20th and 21st September. Members of Cave Rescue teams looked after the stand for the 2 days of the show, meeting a … Continued

Congratulations – Bill Whitehouse MBE

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Bill Whitehouse, former secretary and chair of Derbyshire Cave Rescue Organisation, and Vice-chair of BCRC has been awarded an MBE for services to Cave and Mountain Rescue in the 2017 Queen’s Birthday Honours list. Bill was involved in the formation … Continued

BCRC Conference 2017

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A Successful ResCon 2017 Friday 16 to Sunday 18 June “Pro iis in periculo subterraneo – For those in peril underground – Er budd y sawl mewn perygl o dan y ddaear” A very successful bi-annual Cave Rescue Conference, hosted … Continued

Emergency Services Show 2016

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The 2016 Emergency Services Show took place on Wednesday 21st and Thursday 22nd September at the NEC, Birmingham. The show was bigger than last year, with over 450 exhibitors! Members of Cave Rescue Teams were able to register for free … Continued

Larkin Frame Training – Thanks

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Thank you to all the team members who attended the recent Larkin Frame Training sessions, the hosting teams DCRO at Buxton and GCRG at Cinderford and also to Bill Batson and Paul Witheridge from Lyon for their delivery. This course … Continued

Nicola 3 Radios – Issued

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The Nicola 3 radios have now been issued to all teams. A BIG thank you to everyone involved in the role-out. We are now entering the “testing” phase and look forward to seeing how they function in practice with the … Continued

Nicola 3 Radios

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The Nicola 3 Radios have been received by BCRC and we are planning to deliver the radios to the teams during July as follows: South A delivery to teams will be made in the south in the Mendips on the … Continued