Mike Davis, Bay SAR receives Scouts Bravery Award

2nd November 2009

As well as being a long serving member of Bay SAR, Mike is also a Scout Leader, and in recognition of his efforts during the floods in Cockermouth he was one of 12 members of the Scouts in the UK to been honoured by the Scout Association for bravery on Boxing day 2009. Mike said, ‘I was the driver of our all-terrain emergency response vehicle. We were responsible for checking the water levels on the main street, and evacuating people from flooded houses. It was a hard 26 hours but the things I’ve learned and done during my time in Scouting helped enormously.’ Chief Scout Bear Grylls said: “these Scouts have shown great bravery and their acts are an inspiration to many”

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