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You can find out all the latest news from Cheshire SAR team and read our press releases here. Make sure you visit regularly to find out what’s happening. Head over to the Incidents page to view recent call out activity.  For older news please check out our News Archive

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Amazon Smile – limited offer

If you’re thinking about starting your Christmas shopping early, remember that for a limited time you can generate 10 times the donations to Cheshire Search and Rescue when you shop on From now until 2 November, AmazonSmile is… Read More

Spooky search exercise in Delamere Forest

Spooky Training!

This weeks training was held in Delamere Forest to the West of the county. Forest areas in the dark always prove to be difficult to search, making it a tough job for our Party Leaders to ensure all… Read More

Recruitment Closed

As many of you know, Cheshire Search and Rescue opens up recruitment a couple of times each year and keeps a waiting list of interested people in between. Following the huge interest in membership after the team was… Read More

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Training – Steep Ground

Two recent training sessions in September focused on working on steep ground. The first session was a refresher on techniques for working on steep ground, including individual team members operating safely and learning to move loaded stretchers up… Read More

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Reported Missing – New Series

On 3 September 2018 at 21.00, a new series of the TV show ‘Reported Missing‘ starts and features searches in and around Cheshire, including some attended by Cheshire Search and Rescue. Across the five episodes, you will be… Read More

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VPX 2018

This year the team again supported the local VPX (Victoria Park Experience) in Warrington and Widnes and PPX (Phoenix Park Experience) in Runcorn. With a total of 6 events over 4 weeks in August, members were kept busy… Read More

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Training – 26 June 2018

Training tonight was a recce of some pre-sectored areas around the perimeter of Manchester Airport. Cheshire SAR is part of the Emergency Planning structure for Manchester Airport, which means that the team will be on standby and most… Read More


RTACC Trauma First Aid Course

  For the second time this year, the Health Care Professionals team within Cheshire SAR ran our specialist Rescue, Trauma and Casualty Care first aid course. A requirement for all new members, and for long term members to… Read More

RTACC Trauma First Aid Course

RTACC Trauma First Aid course – please note that some of these training scenario images may be upsetting as we use real people, and realistic make up and props. Congratulations to the 16 candidates who passed their RTACC… Read More

Callout – Runcorn

We were called shortly after midnight and searched until 7 in the morning. The missing person was found safe and well.

Search Technician’s Course 2017

November 24th – 26th 2017 This residential course is part of the basic training for our team members, and we were delighted to welcome colleagues from Bolton Mountain Rescue Team, Buxton Mountain Rescue Team Cheshire Fire and Rescue… Read More

Callout – Warrington

Fifteen team members, our control vehicle and the Hilux responded to a call-out to assist Cheshire Police this afternoon. First on scene within 20 minutes, 15 team members in less than an hour and lots more on the… Read More