Category Archive: Callouts

Dec 27 2015

Busy Christmas period for NEWSAR and other North Wales Mountain Rescue teams

It has been a very busy festive period for mountain rescue teams across North Wales and beyond. On the 23rd December, Swiftwater Rescue Technicians from teams across North Wales were put on standby to respond to the threat of flooding in Cumbria due to the adverse weather forecast for Christmas Day and Boxing Day.  A combined NEWSAR …

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May 14 2015

Callout on Moel Famau – 14/05/15

The team was called out earlier today to help the Welsh Ambulance Service with a casualty on Moel Famau. A lady had suffered a significant lower leg injury and needed evacuation off the hill to hospital.  Team members worked with a Welsh Ambulance Service crew who had reached the location on foot. She was carried …

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Dec 14 2014

Missing person search in the Colwyn Bay area

The Team was contacted by North Wales Police and SARDA Wales  at 22.59 hours yesterday to assist in the search for Michelle Webster who was reported missing from the South Yorkshire area earlier this week. A search manager attended Police HQ overnight to plan for searches to be carried out today and the Team was called out …

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Sep 10 2014

Rescue of injured woman near Horseshoe Pass

North Wales Police called NEWSAR at 2:45pm on Wednesday 10th September with a request to assist the Welsh Ambulance Service to locate and evacuate an injured woman. The woman, who is in her 30’s, was located near to the Horseshoe Pass, Llangollen. She had suffered a knee injury and could not walk. NEWSAR volunteer team members …

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