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

World Mental Health Day

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Every year we celebrate World Mental Health Day on 10 October. The theme for 2023, set by the World Foundation of Mental Health, is ‘Mental health is a universal human right’. World Mental Health Day is about raising awareness of … 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

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

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1926 – 2022 British Cave Rescue volunteers join with those across the UK and the world in offering our deepest condolences to all in the Royal family at this very difficult time.  

BCRC presentation to Bill Whitehouse MBE

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A special presentation was made during the closing session of the ResCon22 cave rescue conference in Castleton on Sunday 26 June. Peter Dennis, current BCRC chairman, on behalf of the BCRC Executive officers, presented Bill Whitehouse with a figurine of … Continued