Borders SAR 50 Th Anniversary dinner tonight!

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.

borders sar anniversary photo

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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About Dougal Quixote

Slightly mad. Always believes a cup is half full so continues to tilt at Wind Turbines and the politicians that seem to believe it is their god given right to ruin Scotland for a pot of fool's gold.
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