ResCon24

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7th to 9th June, Nenthead mines, Cumbria The bi-annual Cave Rescue Conference (ResCon) will be hosted in 2024 by Cumbria Ore Mines Rescue Unit (COMRU) on 7th to 9th June at Nenthead mines, about 5 miles from Alston, Cumbria. A … 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 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

ResCon22

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Cave Rescue Conference Participants representing many of the BCRC cave rescue teams gathered at the Rotary Centre, Castleton, Derbyshire over the weekend of 24-26 June 2022. This was a welcome resumption of the biennial BCRC cave rescue conferences, albeit a … Continued

Thanks to BCA and SubBrit

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BCRC extends thanks to BCA and SubBrit for financial support of casualty bag project Gratitude was expressed to Russell Myers, British Caving Association and Phil Catling, Subterranea Britannica for the generous financial support received from both organisations for the BCRC … Continued

Cave Rescue Incident – Ogof Ffynnon Ddu

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6-8 November 2021 A major incident in Ogof Ffynnon Ddu became apparent after an initial response on Saturday afternoon (6th November) confirmed a seriously injured caver. A full mobilisation of the South and Mid Wales Cave Rescue Team (SMWCRT) was … Continued

European Cave Rescue Conference

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11th-14th November 2021, Ramales de la Victoria, Cantabria, Spain Two years had elapsed since the previous European Cave Rescue Association’s (ECRA) conference, held in Croatia 2019. Thoughts of an autumn 2020 conference dissolved in the face of a further rise … Continued

The Rescue

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The 2018 Thailand Cave Rescue – London Screening On Wednesday evening 27th October, a delegation from the BCRC executive were lucky enough to be invited to a special UK screening of ‘The Rescue’ National Geographic documentary film in London.  The … Continued