Tristel Duo

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Disinfectant Donation Keeping safe during the Covid-19 pandemic is really important for cave rescue teams, protecting our team members and the people we help. Thank you to Tristel for the very kind gesture of supplying teams with Tristel Duo for … Continued

CasBag Project Update

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Update on Developing the next generation of Casbag. Hypothermia is always on our minds as British cave rescuers. Our cave environment is a hostile one, with an ambient temperature of 8 to 12°C. Hypothermia is an ever-present danger for those … Continued

Cave Rescue & Coronavirus – Update

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BRIEFING NOTE – 12 May 2020,  Guidance Should a Return to Underground Activity Become Available Update for cavers, mine explorers and the media compiled 23:10h BST, Monday 11 May 2020 Guidance from the government and the devolved parliaments on outdoor … Continued

Cave Rescue and Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2

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BRIEFING NOTE – Friday 24 April 2020, 16:00 BST Update for teams and supporters All best wishes to cave and mine rescue teams, individual team members, families and friends during these unprecedented circumstances. During the current SARS-CoV-2 crisis, BCRC encourages … Continued

Kingdom of Thailand Royal Decoration

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Royal Decoration of the Kingdom of Thailand bestowed on UK Cave Rescuers The British Cave Rescue Council is pleased to convey that on Monday 3rd February the UK Cave Rescuers that were deployed to Thailand to help rescue the 12 … Continued

Cave Rescue & trainee Search Advisors

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Raising the profile of Cave Rescue amongst tomorrow’s Search Advisors Two BCRC officers spent the afternoon of 8th January showcasing the UK’s voluntary cave rescue abilities to trainee Police Search Advisors (PolSAs), alongside colleagues from MREW and ALSAR. Several other … Continued

Royal Humane Society Awards Presentation

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On Wednesday 13 November 2019 members of the BCRC team involved in the 2018 Tham Luang rescue in Thailand received Royal Humane Society awards from HRH Princess Alexandra, the Society’s President. The awards are as follows: Silver Medal Rick Stanton … Continued

ECRM 2019

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13th European Cave Rescue Meeting, Jama Baredine, Istria, Croatia 14-17 November 2019 Peter Dennis (BCRC Chair) represented BCRC at this European Cave Rescue Association meeting, after many years of attendance by Pete Allwright, both as BCRC Secretary and more recently … Continued

Apeks Diving

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Thank you to Apeks Diving For the donation of 8 MTX-R regulators to be used by our rescue teams. The MTX-R is a rugged, reliable regulator developed for demanding conditions. The regulators were handed out to teams during the bi-annual … Continued

Emergency Services Show 2019

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BCRC had a stand at the 2019 Emergency Services Show in the Search and Rescue Zone along with colleagues from Mountain Rescue England & Wales, Lowland Rescue, NSARDA (National Search and Rescue Dogs Association), and the RNLI in Hall 5 at the … Continued