Seven New Members Oncall With WILSAR

14 March 2012  |  News

Congratulations to:

Alex Dodd
Claire Eggett
Abby Kite
Gareth Knowles
Daren Rowe
Sam Warner
Jon Watson

Our seven new team members, who after successfully completing their Search Technician’s course over the weekend, have now joined our callout list. Well done to you all!

WILSAR Find Missing Teen

27 February 2012  |  News

Click HERE to see what the Wiltshire Times have to say.

WILSAR Raises Funds For The Air Ambulance

10 February 2012  |  News

WILSAR’s Super Heroes team raised a staggering £1,051.30 in donations for the Wiltshire Air Ambulance Appeal, after taking part in their first ‘It’s a Knockout’ event at the 2011 Emergency Services Show. This was the second highest donation and they also won the fancy dress competition!

WILSAR In The News

12 January 2012  |  News

Click HERE to read more about one of this week’s deployments.

2011 Year Statistics

5 January 2012  |  News

WILSAR was one of the busiest UK teams this year. We responded to 60 calls for assistance, with an average of 28 search team members attending. This accounted to a staggering 2920 personel hours being provided by our voluntary members. Well done to our team, and a big thank you to our supporters who enable us to maintain this vital 24 hour service.

Busy End Of Year For WILSAR

31 December 2011  |  News

The last day of 2011 proved to be a busy one, with three callouts in the early hours of this morning! The team has been called out 60 times this year, to assist Wiltshire Police and other surrounding ALSAR teams.

Team Receive Road Search Training

15 December 2011  |  News

Yesterday evening, 32 WILSAR members received specialist public highway search training, supported by Wiltshire Police’s Health & Safety Advisor. With the majority of searches being carried out during the hours of darkness at this time of year, this important training involved the use of coloured torches and additional hi-viz clothing. Our thanks to Sarah at Wiltshire Police for her support.

Four New Members Oncall

24 October 2011  |  News

Congratulations to new members Adrian, John, Sly and Tony, for passing their Search Technician course at the weekend. Also a big well done to Tracy, Niaal & Richard for passing their Team Leader course.

WILSAR In The News

9 October 2011  |  News

Click HERE to read the latest press release.

The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service Presented To WILSAR

2 October 2011  |  News

The team was presented with The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service today by the Lord Lieutenant of Wiltshire John Bush, Esq, OBE, JP.

The award was accepted on behalf of the team by the Chairman Steve Upton.

The certificate was accepted by John Galvin, one of the team’s longest standing members.

A BIG thank you to all of the team for their support over the last 10 years!