We hear much about Police Scotland and Fire Scotland but not enough about the volunteers of the Mountain Rescue and RNLI. If ever any guys and gals deserve a great dinner, these do. Lets hope you don’t get a call out. Hats off to you all guys.
Tonight I am speaking at the Borders SAR 50 th Anniversary dinner, it will be a special night for this team who cover an incredible and beautiful area. I was lucky enough to walk in the area and enjoy some of the beauty with Seymour the Team Leader, what a man. I also had an enjoyable night with the team at a training evening on GPS Navigation. Lyle Brotherton a good friend took the training and it was a superb evening. 18 of the team attended a great turnout. It is amazing the dedication of all these people and the time they give up in pursuit of being a Mountain Rescue Team Member.
The Borders Teams are very special to me the time I was at Leuchars and we trained down in this area every year. It paid off with the various incidents occurring. The most tragic was Lockerbie which…
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