Emergency Services Show Donates To WILSAR

27 May 2012  |  News

The team greatfully received a cheque for £1500 in response to our support to the show last year. Click HERE for the full report.

WILSAR In The News

3 May 2012  |  News

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

New Executive Committee Appointed

30 March 2012  |  News

Our AGM was held yesterday evening and the following positions were appointed:

Chairman – Steve Upton
Vice Chairman – Neil Tamsitt
Secretary – John I’Anson
Treasurer – Lawrie Humphries
ALSAR/SWERA Rep – Elaine Wakefield
Communications Officer – Keith Bartlam
Equipment Officer – Phil Fields
Fundraising Officer – Gail Leaman
Membership Officer – Neil Parsons-Hann
Public Relations Officer – Tracy Torr
Training Officer – Adrian Smith
Vehicle Officer – Andy Peaple

Congratulations to you all.

WILSAR Recruitment Information

18 March 2012  |  News

Our second 2012 recruitment period will begin in July / August this year. This will involve an open meeting to learn about the team, with the option for suitable candidates to complete a further period of training with a final weekend assessment on 19th-21st October. Please register your interest by e mail to our membership officer at wilsarmembers@yahoo.com

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.