RIP Peter Howells, OBE1947-2016

in April members of the team participated in Operation Polygon.  This was a multi-agency, real time exercise, looking at how emergency services and other organisations would respond if South Wales was hit by Serious Flooding.
 #expolygon tested how we’d all work together in the event of flooding.  #expolygon highlighted our strengths and has also given us opportunity to improve our ways of working.

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Over £1600 raised in memory of Peter Howells

Over £1600 raised in memory of Peter Howells

On 23 April 2016 Gwent Police hosted the 2016 Special Constabulary National Conference (SC2016). Peter Howells who was in the Specials for over 40 years as well as a member of Central Beacons Mountain Rescue Team for 53 years was asked to nominate this year’s... read more
CBMRT Educational Visits

CBMRT Educational Visits

A lot of schools are taking Outdoor Learning as a mid term project at the moment and we’ve received many requests to go along (on one occasion as far afield as London) to give talks about the work of the team, how we operate, the lives we save, the kit we use.... read more
CBMRT featured on BBC documentary

CBMRT featured on BBC documentary

Recently CBMRT featured on BBC One Wales’ documentary “The River Taff with Will Millard” The documentary featured Will undertaking an evenings training with CBMRT, whilst on his 45 mile journey along the river Taff from its source high on Pen y Fan in the Brecon... read more
Central Beacons Mountain Rescue Team covers South, Mid and West Wales, Central area of the Brecon Beacons, incorporating Pen-y-Fan, and the Ystradfellte waterfalls