Category: Press

Jul 16 2013

RAF call on NEWSAR trainee for help in sea rescue

One of our members undertook a rather unusual rescue in March earlier this year. Trainee team members were attending RAF Valley to receive winch training when 22 Squadron got a call-out for a ‘wet job’. Expecting the worst NEWSAR members began to pack up, fearing that any chance of being winched that day had just …

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Jul 03 2013

Search for missing Llysfaen man

A search for a missing male has been taking place in and around Llysfaen and Llandulas, Conwy. NEWSAR were contacted by North Wales Police during the course of their investigation on Tuesday 2nd July and asked for the team’s assistance. Fourteen NEWSAR team members and two of their trained search managers were tasked to search …

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Jun 18 2013

Busy weekend for NEWSAR

NEWSAR Treasure Hunt

Last weekend was particularly busy for North East Wales Search and Rescue; our volunteers responded to  three call outs and attended a fund raising event in Halkyn. On the evening of Friday 14th June the team searched all night for missing man in the LLangollen area. Eight team members spent 7 hours working with SARDA Wales and …

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Jun 11 2013

NEWSAR volunteers travel to Yorkshire to treat casualty


Last weekend, four members of local Mountain Rescue team, NEWSAR, helped an exhausted middle aged man on Yorkshire’s highest peak, Whernside; some 100 miles away from their base in Mold. Whernside, just North of Ingleton, is one of the Yorkshire Three Peaks; a challenge undertaken by 1000s every year. Last Saturday, the 8th June, four …

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