Category: News Items

Oct 07 2015

NEWSAR member hits heights for Breast Cancer Now

After 12 months of intense training, NEWSAR member Jason Hill has just climbed Kilimanjaro in aid of Breast Cancer Now. 43 year old Jason, who joined NEWSAR earlier this year, wanted to do something special to pay tribute to his mum who died from breast cancer when she was just 43 and he was 16.  He decided …

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May 15 2015

Volunteer team member has equipment stolen from vehicle

NEWSAR is appealing for information after vital equipment used by the team was stolen. Hours after taking part in this rescue on Moel Famau –, volunteer team member Dr Tom Beach had his vehicle broken into outside his home address in Wavertree, L15 and his rucksack and first aid kit, both full of vital lifesaving …

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Dec 04 2014

Chancellor’s Autumn Statement – VAT refund for Search And Rescue charities

The Chancellor’s Autumn Statement presented on Wednesday 3rd December contained the following item: “2.80 VAT refunds for search and rescue and air ambulance charities – From April 2015, UK search and rescue and air ambulance charities will be eligible to claim refunds on VAT they have paid on purchases of goods and services for their …

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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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