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

BCRC ResCon 2019

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Thanks to all who made their way to Mendip (Somerset) for the biennial BCRC Cave Rescue Conference, hosted by Mendip Cave Rescue. Held over the long weekend of 6-8 September 2019 at Priddy we were lucky to have some warm, sunny … Continued

Honeywell Analytics a Generous Donation

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Honeywell Analytics Donate Portable Gas Detectors to all UK Cave/Mine Rescue Teams The British Cave Rescue Council (BCRC) is extremely grateful to Peter Barratt (Key Account Manager, Honeywell Analytics, Middlewich, Cheshire) and Joe Exon (Zone Manager, Honeywell Analytics, Poole, Dorset) … Continued

New Look Slix

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New Long Slix Stretcher The SMWCRT team has been working with React to improve some design features of the ‘slix’ stretcher. This latest version incorporates new designs for C-Spine immobilisation and head support for casualties, with improved lifting / hauling eyelet … Continued

Pleased and Relieved

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Good News from Tennessee Last night BCRC was both pleased and relieved to receive some excellent news from the United States informing them that Josh Bratchley had been successfully rescued from Millpond Cave in Tennessee where he had been overdue on … Continued

Heading Outdoors this Summer?

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Before you go Be AdventureSmart and ask yourself 3 questions: * Do I have the right GEAR? * Do I know what the WEATHER will be like? * Am I confident I have the KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS for the day? … Continued