Queen's Diamond Jubilee

Marking 60 years of the Queen's reign, the Diamond Jubilee celebrations have centred around an extended weekend in 2012 on 2, 3, 4 and 5 June.

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Diamond Jubilee medals for Mountain Rescue team

The Central Beacons Mountain Rescue Team
Medals were given to members of the Mountain Rescue team to commemorate the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Credit: Central Beacons Mountain Rescue Team

Central Beacons Mountain Rescue Team have received special Diamond Jubilee medals in recognition of their work. 20 volunteers from the team, which operates in the Brecon Beacons and the surrounding area, were given medals by Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney MP Dai Havard.

Huw Jones, an Incident Commander with more than 30 years of service, said: "It is so important that the community recognises not only the level of professionalism the volunteers but also the fabulous support our families give us to undertake this work."

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