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31st July 2017 BARNARD CASTLE STREET COLLECTION
The Teesdale & Weardale search & mountain rescue team would like to thank the people of Teesdale and visitors to Barnard Castle for their generosity during last Saturdays annual street collection.
Team members were joined by the president of Mountain Rescue England & Wales (MREW) Ray Griffiths who happily took a bucket and stood through mixed weather collecting and chatting to interested parties.
The team raised £970 ! As volunteers, none of our members receive any remuneration and therefor every penny raised goes into running the team. Once again the folk of Teesdale have shown their generosity.
Notes For Editor Teesdale
& Weardale Search & Mountain Rescue Team are affiliated to the "Mountain
Rescue - England and Wales". We provide a Search and Rescue service throughout
County Durham and beyond primarily for the Police but also for the other emergency
services. All Team members are volunteers and we rely on monies raised by ourselves
as a registered charity to run the Team. Further details regarding our latest
callouts and Team information can be found on our website www.twsmrt.org.uk