Lost hikers rely on unpaid rescuers. Colorado could change that.

Embarrassed by an aging volunteer base, search and rescue officials across the country say they are struggling to cope with an increase in calls for help. “The lack of lifeguards is a chronic problem in many areas,” said Jeff Sparhawk, president of the Colorado Search and Rescue Association. “Some teams are very hard hit. “ Colorado lawmakers say the problem ...

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Kern County Animal Services receives $ 5,000 through California Animal Welfare Funders Collaborative

The California Animal Welfare Funders Collaborative (CAWFC) recently distributed nearly $ 300,000 in grants to 27 groups with the goal of creating the greatest potential impact for homeless dogs statewide. | Flikr The California Animal Welfare Funders Collaborative (CAWFC) recently distributed nearly $ 300,000 in grants to 27 groups with the goal of creating the greatest potential impact for homeless ...

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Doctors train to join the air ambulance team

Twenty-five new RACQ LifeFlight rescue intensive care medics have boarded Queensland helicopters and rescue jets, ready to provide advanced medical care to sick or injured patients, often in some of the most difficult places in the world. State. The course was facilitated by medics, crew officers and trainers from LIfeFlight. “These doctors are working here for us because they are ...

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The Fochabers Fire Station salutes longtime Fantastic Four!

FOUR Fochabers firefighters with almost 150 years of service between them were honored. Firefighter Kenny Horn, Firefighter Stuart Jenkins, Years, Firefighter Bob Gerrard and FF Stuart Gerrard proudly present their awards (left to right). Photo: Fochabers Fire Station In a special ceremony at the fire station last Friday, it was time to applaud Stuart Jenkins (47 years of service), Bob ...

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Prevent motor vehicle theft, tips for living longer

Dear Readers: Avoiding Your Car Theft 101. Here we go: 1. Never leave your car running unattended, even for a quick jaunt to the convenience store. Switch off the ignition and take your keys. 2. Never leave valuables visible in the car: laptops, purses, tote bags, phones, sneakers. Keep these items covered in the trunk or at home. 3. Keep ...

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Loch Lomond incident: Emergency services, including divers searching for water at a beauty spot in Balloch, Scotland, following concerns over a person

Emergency services are searching the water in Loch Lomond following a person’s concern on Friday evening (Photo: John Devlin). A police helicopter, divers and rescue boats were spotted in the Balloch area of ​​Loch on Friday evening. Scottish police have confirmed that divers have been in the water as part of their search for the person. Register now to our ...

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Escaped bull spotted, rescuer says

“Aviation is in place! You have an observation! ” Frankie Floridia, one of the animal rescuers looking for a runaway bull in the Mastic-Shirley area since Tuesday, was out of breath on Friday morning: a FedEx driver saw the animal from the edge from the road, and now a policeman the helicopter was back in the sky to join the ...

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“You weigh use against need:” Wilton disbanded the Dive Rescue Team

WILTON – Citing very limited use, the city has decided to discontinue its emergency dive rescue team. On Tuesday evening, the Board of Selectmen unanimously voted to disband its small group of underwater-trained personnel, which includes members of the city’s police and firefighters. “This is something that we have been looking at for a few years now,” said Police Chief ...

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Boy dies after being rescued from Lough Sheelin

A 15-year-old boy who was rescued from a lake on Tuesday afternoon has died. The boy was pronounced dead last night at CHI Temple Street in Dublin. The boy was swimming in Lough Sheelin, a lake at the meeting point of the counties of Westmeath, Meath and Cavan. The boy was rescued from the water shortly before 3 p.m. Tuesday ...

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Plano fire chief appointed chairman of national security committee

Plano Fire Chief Sam Greif has been appointed chairman of the International Association of Fire Chiefs’ Terrorism and Homeland Security committee, the city said. Greif has been on the committee since 2016 and previously chaired the cybersecurity subcommittee. The International Association of Fire Chiefs advises policymakers in the White House, federal agencies and Congress on how to develop national legislation ...

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Rescue groups struggle to find space, money to deal with endless stream of dogs and cats

Leaders of animal rescue organizations say they are running out of steam. They are struggling to find space and money for an overwhelming number of animals. “Every year we think, ‘Oh my God, this has been the worst year. “But this year has been huge with the number of admissions and dropouts,” said Elizabeth Jackson, executive director of the Animal ...

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New Halifax fire rescue boat named for the port it serves: Kjipuktuk

Smoke drifted through the salty air Monday as Halifax’s new lifeboat, bearing the Mi’kmaq name of the port it floats on, was officially greeted with applause and a cleansing ceremony. The Kjipuktuk (Halifax), the new Halifax Regional Fire and Emergency Port fire rescue boat, sprayed long jets of water as it prepared for Monday’s dedication ceremony at the Alderney ferry ...

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American Rescue Plan distributes $ 830 million for education funding in Tennessee

CHATTANOOGA, Tennessee (WDEF) – The US Department of Education has announced the approval of the US Tennessee emergency plan for elementary and secondary schools. $ 830 million from the US bailout will go to education. It will be used to reopen schools safely, keep schools safe and provide new opportunities for students, especially those most affected by the pandemic. Tennessee’s ...

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officer helps save occupants of burning house | News, Sports, Jobs

JAMESTOWN – A Jamestown Police Officer who was notified early Monday morning of a possible structure fire and then came across the fully engulfed house has been praised for his efforts after abducting a child and then grabbing two occupants when they jumped out safe from an upstairs window. The dramatic incident was captured by Officer Mark Conklin’s body camera. ...

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Delays after firefighters tackle M90 ​​car fire

Broxden Roundabout: Delays after fire crews tackle M90 ​​car blaze Calendar An icon of a desk calendar. To cancel An icon of a circle with a diagonal line across. Caret A block arrow icon pointing right. E-mail An icon of a paper envelope. Facebook A Facebook “f” brand icon. Google An icon of the Google “G” brand. Linked to An ...

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19-year-old man dies at Salford Quays in water rescue

A 19-year-old man has died after emergency services responded to reports of a person in the water at Salford Quays. Officers were called to the site at around 4:40 p.m. Sunday over concerns over someone in the water, Greater Manchester Police (GMP) said. A joint rescue operation involving the Police, Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service and the North West ...

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Four Navy crew rescued after helicopter crash near Nevada border

MT. HOGUE, Calif. (KTXL) – Four Navy crew members were rescued on Saturday afternoon after their helicopter crashed Friday night. U.S. Navy officials said an MH-60 Knighthawk helicopter crashed near Mt. Hogue around 5 p.m. Friday. The helicopter crew – a pilot, co-pilot and two crew members – were helping Mono County search and rescue units locate a lost hiker ...

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Storms cause flooding, destroy homes and cause power outages in eastern Baltimore County – CBS Baltimore

ESSEX, Maryland (WJZ) – The storms that swept through our region this afternoon caused a lot of damage and flooding. And it even destroyed some people’s homes. READ MORE: Four people shot dead outside Washington’s Nationals Park as game is underway Strong winds, lightning and heavy rain wreaked havoc in parts of eastern Baltimore County on Saturday. Flood waters rose ...

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College students see Ground Zero rescue dogs in action at training exhibit at Oklahoma City National Museum and Memorial

OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – The hot summer days are here, and for some students in grades six to eight, they have spent a busy morning at the Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum with some very intelligent dogs . These STEM students learned about rescue, recovery, investigation, and healing from the Oklahoma City bombing. The special dogs of Ground Zero ...

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Floods in Germany: huge rescue effort in Rhineland-Palatinate as deadly floods also hit Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg

Rapid torrents of water flooded entire towns and villages in western and southern Germany, causing buildings to collapse and leaving residents stranded, police said Thursday. At least 55 people have died in the severe flooding, but authorities have said the number is expected to rise. Germany is the most affected with 49 dead, while six people have died in Belgium. ...

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Pakistani army rescues 5 kidnapped telecom workers near Afghan border

DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan, July 16 (Reuters) – The Pakistani military rescued five telecommunications workers kidnapped by Islamist militants last month near the Afghan border in a series of operations in which two soldiers were killed, the army said on Friday. The border regions of northwest Pakistan have become relatively peaceful after years of violence, but Pakistani Taliban militants have ...

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National Democratic groups launch digital ad in NH as child tax credit payments begin

RENTAL OF CHILDREN’S IMPT CREDIT EXPANSION. Three national Democratic groups join to launch digital ads in New Hampshire and several other battlefield states, praising the expanded child care tax credit payments that are expected to start reaching Americans eligible today. The ad program, which is described as nationally five-digit, is sponsored by the Democratic Senate Campaign Committee, the Democratic Congressional ...

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Spectacular rescue of a burning boat in the River Trent at Newark Castle as part of the Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service training

A spectacular rescue of a burning boat in the river at Newark Castle was a working day for the rescue services yesterday (Wednesday). Onlookers may have seen Nottinghamshire Police taking part in an exercise to save the boat and its crew, on a mission which was only a stone’s throw from Newark Castle. This was part of a training program ...

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Body of 5th victim found in debris after crane collapse in B.C.

A specialized team of first responders recovered the body of a man who was killed when a construction crane collapsed in his office building earlier this week in Kelowna, British Columbia. Vancouver’s heavy-duty urban search and rescue team safely removed the victim’s body around 12:30 a.m. Pacific time after more than six hours of work, according to the team leader. ...

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Ayrshire NHS emergency services show commitment to LGBT + equality

NHS Ayrshire & Arran worked with an emergency services partner to commemorate the end of Pride Month and show their continued support for the LGBT + community. Representatives from the NHS Ayrshire & Arran, the Scottish Police, the Scottish Fire & Rescue Service and the Scottish Ambulance Service waved a rainbow pride flag outside the University Hospital Crosshouse to commemorate ...

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New Horizons Humane Society seeks to expand its services

REED CITY – New Horizons Humane Society, which recently opened a thrift store and pet food bank in Reed City, is looking to expand its services to the community. “There is a big problem with cats in Reed City,” said Miguel Troche, president of the NHHS. “We have people calling us to report that people are throwing away their kitty ...

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RNLI Kessock responds to reports of vehicle in water in Ardesier

The volunteer crew of the Kessock RNLI Lifeboat was launched yesterday (Monday 12 July) at 6.15 p.m. to assess the scene off Ardesier following a British Coast Guard report of a submerged vehicle near shore. Kessock’s charity rescuers were at the rescue station about to begin their regular weekly training when pagers rang for an immediate launch. The crew quickly ...

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‘Heartbreaking’: rescuers find 30 abandoned rabbits, many dead

CALVERTON, NY – Animal rescuers say the images of 30 abandoned rabbits – many dead – they found in Calverton, are impossible to erase from their minds and hearts. According to the Suffolk County SPCA, on Sunday, Kathi Willi, 59, and William Melton, 52, of Ridge, were arrested and charged with violations of Section 355 of the Agriculture and Markets ...

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Scotland’s testing and protection service under fire is only evolving, says health minister

Scotland’s overburdened contact tracing system has stopped asking for positive cases of their interactions in pubs, restaurants or shops as it “evolves”, the SNP’s health secretary insisted. Humza Yousaf denied there was “a malicious reason” behind Test and Protect investigators drastically reducing the inquiries they ask of people who test positive, from 25 questions to just five, as he struggled ...

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Wicklow RNLI helps stranded dog owner and his pet

Lifeboat press release Wicklow’s inshore lifeboat was launched shortly after 3 p.m. this afternoon (Saturday July 10) following a report of a man descending from a cliff to save his dog. RNLI / WicklowWicklow RNLI inshore lifeboat returning to station with dog owner and pet Lifeboat volunteers located the man and his dog five minutes later near the water’s edge ...

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Police investigate an early morning car fire in Dundee

Scottish Police have opened an investigation after a car was badly damaged in a fire in Dundee. A silver BMW was on fire on Pitkerro Road in the Stobswell area shortly after 2 a.m. today. Help is on site shortly after 2 a.m. Firefighters were called from nearby Kingsway East station to put out the blaze as police remained at ...

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Local animal shelters team up for county-wide adoption event July 10-11

TUCSON, Ariz. (KGUN) – Animal shelters in the Tucson area are teaming up to host a county-wide adoption event this weekend. According to a Facebook event page, Pima Animal Care Center, Hermitage No-Kill Cat Shelter, Humane Society of Southern Arizona, HOPE Animal Shelter, Animal League of Green Valley and Cherished Tails are among the participating groups. “We are thrilled to ...

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In pictures: Torrential rains cause flooding in Peterborough

At around 5:30 p.m., the skies opened and the city was flooded with precipitation, causing traffic chaos and extensive damage. Boulevard Bourges was flooded again but this time was perhaps one of the worst ever, with vehicles including an ambulance unable to move. Elsewhere, large puddles of water caused major traffic jams on the Fletton Parkway towards Eye, with some ...

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Sacramento groups aim to raise awareness of child tax credits

Thousands of dollars in tax credits will be up for grabs for qualifying families with children across the country. As part of the new US bailout, the Child Tax Credit will allow families to receive up to $ 3,600 per child. Families can receive the credit in the form of monthly payments starting July 15. The Sacramento Poor People’s Campaign ...

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Boulder’s first female Battalion Commander bids farewell after 30 years of service

Carol Brown, who made history as Boulder Fire-Rescue’s first female battalion commander, officially stepped down from her longtime post on Wednesday. Brown’s retirement came exactly 30 years after he entered his career with the City of Boulder. After moving to Boulder from Lakewood, Brown began his training as a firefighter in 1991. Boulder Fire Battalion Chief Carol Brown, right, kisses ...

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Oxfordshire Fire Department film recalls residents’ safety challenges during pandemic

The Oxfordshire County Council Fire and Rescue Service has released a new short film designed to highlight recent collaborations with other emergency services and showcase new ways of working over the past year . Residents can now count on a more experienced and better prepared fire department, thanks to the knowledge acquired by the teams while adapting to the challenges ...

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Russian plane crashes with 28 passengers on board

The plane, a Russian-built Antonov An-26 turboprop twin-engine, was flying from the regional capital Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky to the village of Palana in northern Kamchatka, when it missed a scheduled communication and disappeared from radar, according to local emergencies. and transport agents. The Russian Aviation Agency told CNN on Tuesday that the wreckage of the plane was found 2.5 kilometers from the ...

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Mountain Rescue Volunteer and GP Receive Distinguished Service Award for Work During Pandemic

A mountain rescue volunteer and general practitioner received a Distinguished Service Award from the Lake District Search and Mountain Rescue Association for her work during the pandemic. As a doctor, Paula Cook has been on the front lines to protect patients from the pandemic – but as a mountain rescue volunteer, the safety of her friends has also fallen on ...

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Perth and Kinross Council under fire after employee says LGBT activists want age of consent lowered

Three equality charities filed a complaint with the Perth and Kinross Council after an employee claimed LGBT organizations were campaigning to lower the age of consent for children by 10. Pink Saltire, Perthshire Pride and PKAVS Third Sector Interface forwarded the letter to Acting PKC Managing Director Barbara Renton and Board Chief Murray Lyle on April 12. All three groups ...

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Intermountain Helathcare and Classic join forces

Classic, headquartered in North Salt Lake, Utah, operates 28 aircraft (16 rotary-wing and 12 fixed-wing) and covers much of the same footprint as the Telehealth service network. Intermountain, supporting residents of rural communities. In addition, Classic’s multi-state community operation is distinct and complementary to the Intermountain Life Flight hospital structure. Classic made approximately 5,000 flights in 2020. It has 22 ...

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Tropical Storm Elsa will miss the Surfside condo collapse site; Number of dead at 28, of which 117 are still missing

KEY POINTS The death toll rose to 28 after another victim was found in the rubble of the condominium Controlled demolition was planned due to the approach of Tropical Storm Elsa The Surfside area is now likely to avoid the shock of the storm A day after the remaining structure of Champlain Towers South in Florida was demolished over fears ...

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Up to 30 firefighters tackle biomass barn blaze near Market Drayton

The fire inside the barn. Photo: SFRS_MDrayton Teams have been called in to put out the flames at IEC Solution in Tyrley Road, Woodseaves near Market Drayton at 8 p.m. Monday. Firefighters tackle the Woodseaves blaze. Photo: SFRS_MDrayton They arrived to find a barn containing burning biomass boilers. The Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service said the biomass inside the building ...

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No survivors of plane crash in Russian Far East, rescue officials say

A Russian An-26 aircraft with tail number RA-26085 is seen in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Russia, in this undated image released by the Russian Emergency Ministry on July 6, 2021. Russian Emergency Ministry / Document via REUTERS MOSCOW (Reuters) – There are no survivors after a plane carrying 28 people crashed in far eastern Russia on Tuesday, Russian news agencies said, citing relief ...

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Fishing company in court after ghillie dies in river tragedy

A fishing rights company has appeared in court charged with breaking health and safety laws after a ghillie drowned at a popular angling site. Father-of-three James Sinclair – known as Jimmy – passed away at the Canterland Rhythm of the North Esk River near the Kinnardy Pool fishing hut on August 31, 2018. The case was called yesterday at Aberdeen ...

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New data from northwestern Syria reveals surge in suicides as needs rise – and UN Security Council to vote on cross-border aid

New York, NY, July 6, 2021 – Ahead of today’s UNSC meeting on Syria and days before the expiration of critical UN cross-border assistance in northwest and northeast Syria, new data from the IRC reveal a devastating increase in suicides in northwestern Syria amid record needs. Cross-border aid is a vital lifeline for Syrians in the northwest, supporting a massive ...

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Police identify teenagers injured in jet ski accident | Jefferson County

CLAYTON – State Police on Saturday identified four teenagers involved in a jet ski crash off Grindstone Island. State Police said Trevor Dziedzic, 15, from Barneveld, Oneida County, was riding a Yamaha Waverunner with Christopher Sirano, 14, from Rome, Oneida County, as a passenger, when it crashed into another, idling in 1995. Yamaha Waverunner. This idling jet ski was operated ...

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Tallahassee Fire Department Search and Rescue Team Return Home After Surfside Rescue Efforts

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) – Family and friends greeted the Tallahassee Fire Department’s search and rescue team as heroes after a week-long deployment to Surfside. Task Force 7 joined with seven other search and rescue teams across the state to assist with recovery efforts after a condo collapsed. The family of some of the task force members say the crew spent ...

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Element of Biden’s bailout sparked Tory backlash – prompted by pervasive myth

A provision of American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 reserve $ 5 billion for farmers of color. This freeze was immediately criticized by conservative pundits and right-wing media, and ridiculed as racist because white farmers were not eligible for aid. Give something to the farmers because they are black is problematic. It’s no better than giving someone privileges because They ...

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BBC News under fire for muddled messages on Covid restrictions

The BBC has come under fire for focusing on changes to the English-language lockdown rules on its Scottish news program last night. Over the weekend, it was revealed that the UK government was set to remove all legal restrictions on Covid in England from July 19. Community and Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick spoke about easing restrictions, saying wearing face masks ...

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Wildlife organization uses old bra hooks to rehabilitate turtles

To learn more about how this interesting process works, Green business spoke with Tracy Belle, founder and director of the Iowa-based company Wildthunder Wildlife & Animal Rehabilitation & Sanctuary (Wildthunder WARS)., A state and federally licensed wildlife rehabilitation center that has been rescuing animals for 25 years. Bra hooks can rehabilitate broken turtle shells. In June 2019, Wildthunder WARS shared ...

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Nigeria kidnappings: Rescue efforts continue after gunmen kidnap dozens of students

Officials from the Chikun district school in Kaduna told Agence France-Presse news agency that as many as 140 students were captured and taken to an unknown destination by the attackers. Kaduna police, however, said the final number of abducted students has yet to be determined. Regional police spokesman Mohammed Jalige told CNN on Monday that the gunmen, known locally as ...

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Police assist mountain rescue teams during emergency week

Forth Valley POLICE assisted mountain rescue teams on nine different calls over the past week. Officers from the Forth Valley Police Division attended the calls alongside various mountain teams and luckily everyone involved was safely assisted. Last Tuesday, June 29, police traveled to Conic Hill alongside the Lomon Mountain Rescue Team to assist a woman with an injured leg, who ...

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The ‘haunted’ Scottish village is on sale for £ 125,000 – but it’s accompanied by an unwanted guest

Recently we showed you some places to stay to get away from today’s world. From Scottish cottages to the private dome, there are some pretty unique places to stay – but this one is definitely new. Spread over 3.31 acres, the old village of Lawers, which is a former listed monument, includes a private beach, semi-old native forests, and trout ...

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Firebomb maniacs strike 40 times in six months as wave of terror sweeps across Scotland

FIREBOMB maniacs have struck nearly 40 times in six months – sparking a wave of terror across Scotland, we can reveal. Cops are investigating dozens of incidents amid an alarming increase in home and engine fires. 6 Peter Lawwell’s house was the one targeted 6 Those targeted include businessmen, a politician, former Celtic general manager Peter Lawwell and innocent families ...

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Cops hunt down ‘reckless’ thugs after garbage cans were set on fire spreading to parked cars causing ‘significant damage’ in Scottish town

Police are chasing ‘reckless’ thugs after rubbish bins were set on fire before spreading to cars parked in a Scottish town. Cops launched a probe after “significant damage” was caused following a pair of fires on McGrigor Road in Rosyth, near Dunfermline. The first incident occurred between 1:40 a.m. and 3 a.m. on Wednesday June 30 and the second around ...

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