Mendip Cave Rescue

News: Two Rescues at Box Mines, Wiltshire

Firefighters and cave rescuers have had to attend Box Mines near Corsham, Wiltshire, twice in three days to assist parties in trouble underground. On 2 July 2017, Corsham Fire and Rescue assisted a group of ...

News: 2016 J-Rat Digging Award Won by Tween Twins Team

The eighth annual J-Rat Digging Award winner was announced last night (19th November) at Priddy Village Hall during a joint celebration with the Mendip Cave Rescue, whose 80th anniversary falls this year. The Award is ...

Event: Mendip Cave Rescue 80th Anniversary and J-Rat Digging Award 2016

This year the MCR will be 80 years old, and to celebrate they are having a party, to be held in Priddy Village Hall on Saturday the 19th November. The annual J-Rat Digging Award will ...

News: Swildons Rescue 11 February 2016

In the early hours of the 11 February, a rescue took place in Swildon's Hole, Priddy, on the Mendips. This following report has been received from Nigel Taylor, who acted as MCR surface controller: "An ...

News: Urgent Appeal – Floods in the North

Cavers know all about self-help. We all have to be very self-reliant in all that we do underground. And this is reflected in the fact that all cave rescue teams are completely voluntary organisations manned ...