Tess, our Fundraising Lead, has been working tirelessly behind the scenes on some grant applications. We’re delighted to reveal that we have been awarded one! A massive thank you goes to Heart of England Community Foundation for giving us £2000 to buy some new Dry Suits for the Kayak Team and new lifejackets for the […]Read More £2000 Grant will buy new safety equipment!
Following an injury, Donna (Merry’s handler), has had to withdraw Merry from our Search Dog training programme. Donna said, “It’s a shame but these things happen. Merry has come so far and has so much ability, but her consultant is recommending a knee replacement for her. Surgery isn’t definite yet, as we haven’t finished weighing […]Read More The dog team say Goodbye to Merry.
Merry’s super shiny coat and cool, moist nose are due to her excellent nutrition, courtesy of Burns Pet Nutrition Ltd. WarkSAR are one of 36 Lowland Rescue teams spread across the country. We are primarily a foot team (we search on foot, not from horseback; bike or quad and we don’t currently have drones) with […]Read More Hello from Warwickshire Search and Rescue – Dogs
I’ve been asked to write a new blog for Warwickshire Search and Rescue, so I’d better start by introducing myself. I’m Howard, I’m the team’s latest recruit. I’m going to be taking charge of fundraising. I’m super excited about it. It’s a really important job: outside of the Coastguard and the Fire Brigade there is […]Read More Hello, I’m Howard
Search and Rescue teams are set up with one single aim: the clue is in the name. They tend to attract people who want to be outside, doing what we train to do. Sadly, whether you are looking at the RNLI, Mountain Rescue or the Lowland teams in between, we are all reliant on […]Read More Why is fundraising so important?