31st July 2017

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31st July 2017

For those new to MerSAR attending the basic land search and intro to medical training the RV is the car park, Arrowe Brook Road at 19:30 Read more

April 22nd, 23rd and 24th

Another busy weekend for the team: members assisted at the scene of a RTC en route to a PR event in Southport on the Saturday, Fundraising at the New Mersey Retail Park in Speke on the Sunday and volunteers renewed their fitness assessment at Thurstaston Monday evening, Read more

Search Exercise Birkenhead Park

Volunteers were in Birkenhead Park last night conducting a search exercise, including radio coverage checks and local knowledge guidance for newer members not familiar with the area. 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

Quick Training Update

A summary of training venues over the last few weeks since exercising with Southport Coastguard Rescue officers: 12th Sept - Search and Casualty Evacuation Exercise Thurstaston Hill 19th Sept - Search and Casevac Exercise Eastham Country Park 26th Sept - PR and safety presentation to Wallasey Cubs and Scout group 3rd Oct - Classroom Theory session 10th Oct - Search Exercise at Eastham Rake Read more
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