Category Archive: NWMRA

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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Jul 15 2014

Snowdonia Seven 2014

On Saturday 12th July more than 20 NEWSAR team members travelled to Llanberis to support the 40th running of the Snowdonia Seven.  This fell running event is organised by North Wales Police Officers.  It pits teams from constabularies all around the UK against the rugged Snowdonia mountains.  They have to run a challenging course over seven …

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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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