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Central Beacons Mountain Rescue Team is the busiest team in South Wales, operating in the Brecon Beacons National Park and surrounding areas of Mid Wales and South Wales. We have been supporting the communities of Mid and South Wales since 1963.

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Our physical copy of Mountain Rescue magazine has arrived, got your FREE copy?You can read about all things rescue via the FREE digital copy (link in the comments). #centralbeaconsmrt#saturdaymorning#eatsleeprescuerepeat#mountainrescue ... See MoreSee Less
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Callouts: Thursday 28 July into Friday 29 July.As we were heading home from our usual Thursday night training we were requested to assist South Wales Police with the rescue of an elderly male with Alzheimer’s & Parkinson’s who’d fallen down a steep slope into trees at Quakers Yard, Treharris. As we were en route, police officers on scene found a way to reach the person and able to escort him to safety. While we were being stood down, the police control room informed us of another incident requesting our assistance. We diverted to Cwmbach, Aberdare to assist officers with the rescue of a vulnerable young person off the mountain. With one team of hill members taking rescue equipment from one side of the mountain, a second team headed to the casualty site from another side. Thanks to good radio communications with officers on scene, the second team were soon with them and able to assist with escorting the person off the mountain to safety. At our earlier training we welcomed a long standing friend from Bolton Mountain Rescue Team as a guest for the evening and it was great to have Diane join us on the incident to help out. In the early hours of Friday we were on our way back to base and homes after a very busy night. ... See MoreSee Less
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Thankful ThursdaySomeone told us that today is #ThankfulThursday, so what have we got to be thankful for? We are thankful to all of our supporters and for everyone that have read our call out posts and made donations!Central Beacons Mountain Rescue team are one of the busiest teams in Wales and we need every penny we can get to ensure we are able to deliver our services to the community. We have responded to over 80 emergency calls so far this year and those we rescue and their families are thankful for what we do. This month we have raised an extra £75 so far via our Facebook posts and every penny from your donations goes to helping us to help others. If you’d like to support us you can find out more on our website cbmrt.org.ukAs it is also #ThrowbackThursday we hope you enjoy the photo collage from some of our rescues this year. #ThankfulThursday#centralbeaconsmrt#charity ... See MoreSee Less
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Callout:Wednesday 27 July @ 1.50pm: Four Waterfalls Walk, Brecon Beacons National ParkWe were called out this afternoon by Heddlu Dyfed-Powys Police to help a male walker who’d fallen, rolled over on his ankle and was unable to walk due to the pain. His companions were able to access #What3Words which gave us a good indication of their location and our casualty care medics were soon with them. With pain relief administered, we placed him on one of our stretchers and carried him to the group’s vehicle for his companions to drive him to hospital. We wish him a speedy recovery and we hope his injury isn’t a serious one.And the story continues - As we were leaving for home, we were flagged down and asked for help by a group of young walkers undertaking their DofE Award expedition. One of their group had sustained an ankle injury and was struggling to walk. Thankfully, we were able to get good communication with their supervisor and we quickly reunited them at Cwm Porth car park. ... See MoreSee Less
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