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 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

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

Tribute to outgoing Treasurer, Heather Simpson

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A presentation of a photograph signed by members of the BCRC Executive committee, was made to Heather Simpson during the Annual General Meeting, Buxton on Sunday 10 April. This was a modest gesture to express appreciation for the six years … Continued