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News 2017

Sunday 5 March: Call-out - search dog

Bowland MRT requested a trailing dog for a missing female in the Lytham St Annes area. Contaced Alan Moser as navigator. Traveled up the M6 stood Down at 0038. Female found on the sea front by Police.

Friday 3 March: Call-out - search dog

Rossendale MTR requested a trailing dog to assist in a search in the Colne area for a 79 year old male. At 2115 contacted Mark Simpson as Navigator. Stood down as on scene collecting scent article from missing person's home, MRT found him about 2 km away.

Friday 3 March: Press release

Hazard and evidence awareness for air accident sar responders. More...

Tuesday 28 February: Training

This evening we were training for the difficult task of body recovery.

Friday 24 February: Call-out - search dog

We received a call-out at 0230 for a missing person, but were stood down at 0300 after they were found by the police in the Wrexham area.

Tuesday 21 February: Training

Tonight's training was a Search exercise in Northwich with two expert casualties played by Linda Sunners and Julie Flaherty.

Saturday 18 February: Fundraising

Team members raised a staggering £975 today thanks to the generosity of the customers of Marks and Spencer Gemini!

Tuesday 14 February: Training

Tonight's training is at the Deanwater Hotel and is a lecture on hypothermia.

Sunday 29 January: Recovery

We were contacted by Cheshire police to recover the body of a male who was approximately one mile away from the nearest road in Cultcheth. More...

Sunday 29 January: Call-out - search dog

Cheshire team member Damian Timmis and trailing dog Skye were called out by SARDA Wales to assist Lancashire police on the search for a missing 14 year old boy. Damian was joined by a CSAR navigator. Both members were stood down in the early hours of Monday.

Monday 16 – Wednesday 18 January: Call-out

We were called out by Cheshire police on Monday 16th January to assist them in the search for a missing male in Lymm. 33 Members attended on the first day and the team continued to search until Wednesday when sadly the body of the male was found. More...

Wednesday 11 January: Call-out

At 1630hrs the Team were called by Cheshire Police requesting assistance to search for a missing elderly gentleman suffering with severe dementia in the Warrington Town Centre area. The Team responded immediately and within half an hour had members searching the immediate area. Within an hour there were 23 members on scene assisting with the search and many more on their way. Thankfully before the weather took a turn for the worse, the gentleman was found safe and well nearby. More...

Monday 9 January: Call-out - search dog

Cheshire team member Damian Timmis and trailing dog Skye were called out at 01:00hrs by SARDA Wales to search for a missing female but were stood down as the person was found by North Wales Police. Damian was joined by a CSAR navigator. More...

Tuesday 3 January: Call-out

Last night at 01:30hrs we were contacted by Cheshire Police regarding a very serious concern for the welfare of a male. We were being asked to help coordinate and take part in an inter-agency cross border search for this high risk male. As plans and preparations were underway we were stood down after the male had been located. Cheshire Police passed on their huge thanks for our willingness to assist with this, especially at the time of day.