FLOOKBURGH -based Bay Search and Rescue Team has received £5,000 to fund flood rescue training in Cumbria and Lancashire from the Santander Foundation.
The grant will enable more of the team to be trained to respond during local incidents and also across the whole of the UK in times of flooding.
It will include boat operator training and rescue from vehicles in moving water alongside the regular swift water rescue training.
MORE TOP STORIES:
- Heritage Lottery Fund bid to preserve Coniston copper mines
- New website to promote stays on farms
- Campaign group cheers judge's finding in Ulverston supermarket battle
- Kendal band win £25,000 government funding to take their music overseas