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The Time to Stand & the Right Time to Stand Down Sunday, 26 August 2012 20:53

The World is full of great leaders and the world of SAR is just the same. But does that mean that because the World also has bad leaders then the SAR world does too?

ALSAR does dogs? Sunday, 29 January 2012 08:51

The Association of Lowland Search & Rescue (ALSAR) has released a consultation paper to explore the benefits of having search dogs under the ALSAR umbrella. This has sparked debate from teams all across the country.

Outdoor Skills and Search & Rescue Sunday, 15 May 2011 08:57


Midshires Search and Rescue (MSAR) recently undertook training in various outdoor skills courtesy of Woodland Ways ( The training posed questions on what outdoor skills in addition to basic search techniques may be of use; how often they would be of use and how do we best use them to support a search.

When is a successful search not a successful search? Saturday, 11 December 2010 14:18

I had a good find last week! I absolutely hate the idea of going into details of searches online so I won't but as the Search Manager said following the search; "a life was saved tonight!"  So surely it was a successful search? Right?

SARSCENE 2010 - The 17th annual SARSCENE conference Thursday, 09 December 2010 12:18

The 17th annual SARSCENE conference was held in beautiful Montreal, Quebec on September 27-28, 2010. 

Team Profile - High Access Rescue Team (Scotland) Monday, 21 June 2010 08:52

It has been a while since we profiled a SAR team on here, so I asked John Kinsman, PR Officer of the High Access Rescue Team based in Scotland to tell us about his team...

Sussex volunteers get Dementia Awareness qualifications Wednesday, 16 June 2010 13:54

Volunteers from the Sussex Search and Rescue Unit (SusSAR) have been congratulated by Sussex Police for completing a NCFE Level 2 qualification in Dementia Awareness to help with vulnerable missing person searches.

Fundraising idea from the IoW Thursday, 10 June 2010 08:37

Fundraising is a difficult subject.

There are so many worthy causes and only a limited pot of money to go around.

So inevitably many SAR teams find themselves in competition with each other, as well as all those other charities.

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