Wednesday 29th October 2014. Called by Wiltshire Police to assist with the search for a missing child in the Mere area. Missing child located while team en route.
Sunday 26th October 2014. Called at 1905 hours to assist Wiltshire Police in the search for an elderly male in Swindon area. Team stood down at 2005 hours with misper located safe and well.
Sunday 26th October 2014. A big thank you to the generous shoppers of Sainsbury’s in Melksham for their kind donations to WILSAR totalling £283. We rely on public donations such as this to keep the team running effectively and at a high state of readiness. Thank you also to Sainsbury’s for use of their store foyer.
Our volunteers enjoy talking with the public and happily give their time to make fundraising events possible, as well as being available for training and callouts. A big thank you to them too.
Wednesday 22nd October 2014. Called at 1357 hours to assist Wiltshire Police with the search for a missing male in Swindon area. Thanks to Oxfordshire Search and Rescue (OXSAR) team member and Berkshire Search and Rescue Dogs (Berkshire SAR Dogs) for assistance. Search suspended at 2359 hours. Misper located safe and well in another county in the early hours of the following morning.
Saturday 18th October 2014. Thank you to former team member Niall Jones, landlady Claire Baker and customers of The Calley Arms at Hodson, near Swindon, for their very kind donation of £329. Raised over the past six months during their very popular pub quizzes, donations are made to various local charities and we are very grateful to have been selected again. Thank you Niall for doing such a brilliant job.
Read about The Calley Arms at www.calley-arms.co.uk
Thursday 2nd October 2014. Called at 2022 hours to assist Wiltshire Police with the search for missing child in Swindon area. Police dog team and helicopter in also attendance. Team stood down at 2033 hours prior to deployment, child located and safe.