WILSAR To The Rescue!

16 May 2011  |  News

During a routine training exercise yesterday, one of our teams provided assistance to an injured mountain biker, who had been thrown over his handlebars. He was given emergency first aid and stabilized, prior to the arrival and handover to the Ambulance Service.

Pewsey Carnival Supports WILSAR

15 May 2011  |  News

WILSAR’s John & Vicki I’Anson have been presented with a cheque to the value of £836.00, on behalf of the Pewsey Carnival Committee. This is in response to the team’s annual attendance at their recent Carnival providing car park and other marshalling duties. We would like to thank them for their continued support!

Jazz Evening In Support Of WILSAR

2 May 2011  |  News

Join us at 8.30pm on Friday 20th May at The George & Dragon, Potterne for an evening of Jazz entertainment. Raffle and all fundraising in support of WILSAR.

Many thanks to The George & Dragon for their continued support!

AFL Telecommunications Presents Cheque To WILSAR

14 April 2011  |  News

John I’Anson, WILSAR’s Secretary collected a cheque to the value of £278.00 from AFL Telecommunications Europe Limited in Swindon yesterday. This was generously donated from the proceeds of their Christmas raffle. A big thank you from all at WILSAR!

Emergency Services Show Supports WILSAR

7 April 2011  |  News  |  ,

WILSAR have supported the annual Emergency Services Show held at Hullavington Airfield near Chippenham for several years. Today a cheque for £1560.00 was kindly donated by the show’s commitee in response to the 2010 event, for which the team is very greatfull.

Thanks to Andy Peaple, Gail Leaman, Phil Fields and Keith Bartlam who manned our stand for the day.

This year’s date has been confirmed as 11th September and will be well worth a visit! – please click HERE for more information.

New WILSAR Executive Commitee

1 April 2011  |  News

Our new Executive Commitee as follows were voted on at this weeks AGM:

Chairman Steve Upton

Vice Chairman Neil Tamsitt

Secretary John I’Anson

Treasurer Lawrie Humphries

Membership Officer Andy Morris

Training Officer Adrian Edwards

ALSAR/SWERA Representative Elaine Wakefield

Equipment Officer Phil Fields

Communications Officer Keith Bartlam

Public Relations Officer Tracey Torr

Vehicle Officer Andrew Peaple

Fundraising Officer Gail Leaman

Congratulations to you all.

Eight New WILSAR Members Now Operationable

25 March 2011  |  News

Congratulations to our 8 new operationable team members,who have succesfully completed their initial training and passed their BST course last weekend:

Richard Powell
Amy Box
Andy Dean
Raymond Walters
Simon Gerrish
Martin Casey
Mike Childs
John Simpson

Well done to you all!!

The Search For Sian O’Callaghan Continues

23 March 2011  |  News


WILSAR is still involved in the continuing search for Sian O’Callaghan. We would like to thank the following voluntary search & rescue associations for their continued support:

Dorset Search & Rescue
Hampshire Search & rescue
Oxon Search & Rescue
SEBEV Search & Rescue
Berkshire Search & Rescue Dogs
Lowland Search Dogs Southern
Lowland Search Dogs Kent
Lowland Search Dogs Essex

Together with all of the members of the public and other associations.

Anyone with information can contact Wiltshire Police on 0845 408 7000 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Melksham Cycle Centre Supports WILSAR

2 February 2011  |  News

We would like to thank Melksham Cycle Centre for their support in carrying out our routine servicing and maintenance of our bikes, as well as emergency repairs when required.

WILSAR on Heart FM!

21 January 2011  |  News

Click here to listen to our radio broadcast on 19th January by our Chairman Steve Upton.