Mountain rescue team launch appeal

Festive campaign: Tweed Valley Mountain Rescue Team is fundraising for a new vehicle
Festive campaign: Tweed Valley Mountain Rescue Team is fundraising for a new vehicle

A voluntary organisation, which specialises in rescuing people from local hills, has launched a campaign for a new control vehicle.

Tweed Valley Mountain Rescue Team has kicked off a project to raise £60,000 for a new state of the art vehicle.

The festive fundraising for this project asks members of the public to buy a ‘Virtual Pint’ via a donation on the team’s Virgin Money Giving page.

Volunteer and deputy team leader Dave Wright said: “Raising funds for a state of the art incident command vehicle will be a challenging project and will take a number of months to complete.”

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