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Cheshire Search And Rescue (CSAR) are a team of volunteers who are on call 24 hours per day, 365 days per year and are ready to deploy in any weather. We receive no government funding whatsoever. The team is extremely well trained and equipped and we assist Cheshire police and other statutory emergency services. We are proud members of the Association of Lowland Search and Rescue and train and work with local Mountain Rescue teams.

In 2013 we were called out for 1618 man-hours.

Professional in all but pay.

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Saturday 28 February

Bag packing

Team members were bag packing at Sainsbury's in Chester where we are the Charity of the year.

Saturday 28 – Sunday 29 February

Swift Water Rescue Team Technician training

Congratulations to our four new Swift Water Rescue Technicians! After a second weekend where they all took a bit of a battering in the extremely fast flowing water and icy conditions, four of our team members (pictured in the red drysuits) qualified as Swift Water Rescue Technicians. Well done for completing and passing such a demanding course. Read more...

Saturday 21 February

Preparations for the Search Technician course

Today members of the Training Team and Executive Committee met at Forest Scout Camp to recce the site in advance of our Search Technician course next month.

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