ResCon24 – Update

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On the weekend of 7th – 9th June over 100 delegates from 13 underground rescue teams, 3 Mountain Rescue Teams as well as HM Coastguard and the Police descended on Nenthead in Cumbria. They attended a variety of talks, demonstrations … Continued

Celebration of Distinguished Service

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BCRC celebrates 32 years of service by Jim Davis as BCRC Training Officer British Cave Rescue Council officers and teams expressed appreciation to Jim Davis for 32 years continuous service as Training Officer and Executive Committee member of the BCRC, … Continued

AGM 2024

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Over the weekend of 27th-28th April teams from across the UK and Ireland gathered for the British Cave Rescue Council AGM. Saturday the 27th saw a day of collaboration, skills, information sharing and social activity. This included an outdoor session … Continued

Emergency Services Show 2023

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We had a stand in the Collaboration Zone in Hall 4 (stand G44) at the 2023 Emergency Services Show, NEC, Birmingham on 19th and 20th September. Thanks to everyone who came along to the show and visited us to say … Continued

Cave Rescue Incident

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Morca Cave, Taurus Mountains, southern Turkey On Sunday 3 September, BCRC Officers were made aware of a medical emergency experienced 1,050 m underground by an expedition caver in Morca Cave, Taurus Mountains, Türkiye, through the European Cave Rescue Association (ECRA). … Continued

Cave Rescue at Royal Reception

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Cave Rescue representation at the First Minister of Wales Reception for Royal guests. South and Mid Wales Cave Rescue Team (SMWCRT) Executive committee members were amongst those invited to attend a reception in Brecon on 20 July, hosted by the … Continued

BCRC CRO Medical Conference

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23-25 June 2023 This cave rescue medical training conference was a well organised, enjoyable and informative weekend for all those who travelled to Clapham, North Yorkshire to participate. Ingleborough Hall and grounds made an excellent venue for accommodation and the … Continued

BCRC visits Norway

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June 2023 After seeing the new Casbags and jackets at the European Cave Rescue Association meeting in 2022, the Norwegian Cave Rescue Group asked if we could make some for them. This was accompanied by an invitation to visit Norway … Continued

Note of condolence – Duangpetch Promthep

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The British Cave Rescue Council wish to extend sincere condolences to the family and friends of Duangpetch Promthep, the former captain of the Wild Boars youth football team, on news of his tragic death. The BCRC cave divers, Executive committee … Continued

Mike Meredith

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Mike Meredith, 79, was found dead at his house in Kuching, Sarawak, on the morning of Wednesday 11th January 2023. Mike was born on the 19th. July 1943 in Hereford.  At the age of 11 he obtained a Scholarship to … Continued