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Mountain rescue teams get £8K

Northern Ireland's mountain rescue teams will receive a share of a £2, government handout.

Treasury Secretary Danny Alexander yesterday announced the new funding, which will go towards the cost of new equipment this year.

Rescue crews from Northern Ireland will receive a share of the province's £8, allocation, which will be repeated for the next four years.

A total of £124, was made available for England and Wales, and £68, for Scotland.

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