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Merseyside SAR

Who are we? Merseyside Search and Rescue (Reg Charity No. 1166213) are trained volunteers who search for your missing loved ones. At present we can only be called by Merseyside police. Read more

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Search Exercise Eastham Woods

Last night twenty team members, comprising ops control and three trained search teams assembled for an exercise in locating and interacting with a despondent person, utilising our Samaritans training and search skills as well as giving the newer trainees their first go at search and rescue radio comms following the previous theory session. Everyone did very well. Read more

SAR Exercise Otterspool

A couple of images from training last night during a break in the wind and rain. As the Land Search team for Merseyside, MerSAR train regularly and in all weathers for any event requiring our aid and the training programme reflects the urgent and pro-active nature of the SAR environment. The exercise involved a medical evacuation of a simulated casualty using a basket stretcher and relay carry-out procedure. Read more

Search Exercise Eastham Woods

MERSAR volunteers were joined by and pleased to welcome a colleague from West Mercia Search and Rescue for a search exercise last night. The team simulated a search for a despondent male using corridor search techniques to compare effectiveness with a combined hasty and area approach simulated previously in Port Sunlight on 20th March. Read more

Search Skills Exercise Otterspool 6th March 2017

Search Skills introduction for new prospective team members Read more

SAREx 20th February 2017

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New Mersey Retail Park

Many thanks again to Dave and colleagues at New Mersey Retail Park for our recent fundraising opportunity which raised over £200. Read more

Guest Speaker

Many thanks to Martin Maynard, G8CIX, of Merseyside Raynet and his colleagues for an interesting talk this week. Several team members also attended the Raynet county AGM to illustrate how land search and rescue is conducted by MerSAR. http://raynet-merseyside.net/ Read more

New Mersey Retail Park

MerSAR would like to thank all those who contributed to the £349.90 donated to the charity at New Mersey Retail Park, Speke on 26th and 27th November 2016. Many thanks to David Prescott, Charities Coordinator for the opportunity. www.newmersey.co.uk Read more
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