Category: Training

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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Permanent link to this article: https://newsar.org.uk/2014/05/search-exercise-erddig/

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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Permanent link to this article: https://newsar.org.uk/2013/07/raf-call-on-newsar-trainee-for-help-in-sea-rescue/

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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Permanent link to this article: https://newsar.org.uk/2013/04/flood-exercise-in-bala/

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