Category: News Items

Aug 10 2014

Saltney Ferry Scouts visit NEWSAR Base

On Friday the 8th August, NEWSAR welcomed 40 young people from 1st Saltney Ferry Scouts to our base.   They were keen to find out what it is like to be a member of a Mountain Rescue Team and understand what our volunteer members do for the community. After a brief introduction by Team Leader …

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Jul 10 2014

Water Self Rescue Training – Wednesday 9th July 2014

This week we split into three groups for training, with some people back at base continuing the Water Awareness and safety training coupled with some Casualty Care (First Aid) training. However, this article will focus on the practical water search and rescue training which took place in the River Dee at Mile End Mill, near Llangollen. …

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Jul 09 2014

Man Sentenced after Hoax Call Wastes Time & Effort of NEWSAR Volunteers

Press release: Man Sentenced after Hoax Call Wastes Time And Effort Of Community Search And Rescue Volunteers Details A man was sentenced today at Prestatyn Magistrates Court after pleading guilty to wasting police time. Andrew Griffiths received a four month prison sentence, suspended for 12 months. He was also ordered to pay compensation of £400 …

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Jun 09 2014

NEWSAR entertains the crowds at Loggfest

The Team was present at Loggfest yesterday (Sunday 8th June).  This was the third day of the festival held in Loggerheads just outside Mold. We had the Team landrovers there and set up various bits of equipment and a rope system for people to come and find out more about us.  We also ran through a mock callout in …

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