Category Archive: Press

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 – https://newsar.org.uk/2015/05/callout-on-moel-famau-140515, 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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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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Oct 10 2013

Daily Post Wish Campaign 2013 – keep your tokens for NEWSAR please!

NEWSAR is taking part in this year’s “Daily Post Wish Campaign”. The newspaper is giving away a total of £25,000 to 150 community groups and charities across North Wales.  Between Tuesday 8th October and Saturday 7th December, the Daily Post will print tokens daily and there are also opportunities to obtain bonus tokens. Any money we raise …

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