Category Archive: Training

Jun 24 2014

Cliff Rescue Training – Llanymynech

A Wednesday evening training session in the southern part of our area at Cul-de-sac Quarry, Llanymynech. More practice on our Quick Access system.  This time we added in some problem solving for a “stuck abseiler”. Great venue, with the big overhanging wall for “hanging about” on and the stepped area for dealing with multiple edge …

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Jun 23 2014

Search Exercise around Cilcain – 22nd June 2014

Yesterday’s training session involved a mountain biker missing in the Cilcain area. The missing person ‘Mark’ had set out for a night ride in the Clwydians but when his partner came home from work the following morning, she found he hadn’t returned home.  We were called out and our search managers looked at his regular routes …

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May 15 2014

Search exercise at Erddig

Last night, Wednesday 14th May, the Team were on exercise in the grounds of Erddig, a National Trust property on the outskirts of Wrexham. On arrival team members were informed of two people, a mother and son, who had gone missing with their dog.  Parties were deployed along footpaths through the grounds and the two ‘casualties’ were found safe and well …

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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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