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Llanberis mountain rescue team 'may need funding help'

A Snowdonia mountain rescue team is considering its future funding as it marks 40 years at its rescue post.

The Llanberis Mountain Rescue Team, which is run by volunteers and funded by donations, says a day will come when it may need government help.

Anniversary celebrations are behing held at the team's newly refurbished headquarters at Nant Peris.

The improvement work and two new Land Rover vehicles cost the team around £100,000.

Chairman John Grisdale said an increasing workload was putting pressure on the team.

  • 31 Aug 2013