Category: News Items

May 06 2013

Mountain Rescue Awareness 2013

Last weekend saw the best weather of 2013 and encouraged lots of people to get out and enjoy the outdoors. It was, perhaps, meant to be then that the 4th, 5th and 6th of May was also Mountain and Cave Rescue Awareness Weekend and saw members from our local team, NEWSAR, giving hill safety advice …

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Apr 06 2013

Flood exercise in Bala

One in six properties at risk of flooding

On the Tuesday 9th and Wednesday 10th April NEWSAR are sending 9 trained Swiftwater Rescue Technicians to “Exercise Berwyn” a multi agency flood exercise in Bala. NEWSAR SRTs and search managers will join other North Wales Mountain Rescue Association members and 16 further organizations, including North Wales Fire and Rescue, North Wales Police, Welsh Ambulance …

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Mar 29 2013

Team member walks nearly two miles to help lady

Mountain Rescue Land Rover Snowy Hill

Trainee team member, Rich Brady, walked almost two miles in heavy snow to reach a lady trapped in her home, during the cold snap last week. The lady, who had called 999 and requested an ambulance, was trapped in her home by 3ft of snow that had fallen over Thursday and Friday night. Welsh Ambulance Service …

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Mar 28 2013

Thank you very much

Thank you from Harold Burrows

We have received a great deal of praise from the local community over the last few days and have even been thanked by Assistant Chief Constable Gareth Pritchard along with the other NWMRA teams in this statement… We would, however, like to take a moment to thank you for all of your help during the …

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