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Archive for December 2014

2014 saw us respond to 57 callouts, one of our busiest years ever. 

This resulted in the team being deployed for approximately 177 hours on incidents which equates to 2653 hours of team members voluntary attendance at searches and rescues. While we were called out most hours of the day and night and all days of the week we were […]

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Search and rescue charities will be able to claim refunds on VAT.

Search and rescue response to the Chancellor’s Autumn statement Mountain Rescue England and Wales (MREW) and the British Cave Rescue Council (BCRC) are both delighted and grateful following the Chancellor’s statement today. From April 2015, search and rescue charities will be able to claim refunds on VAT. […]

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