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The chance to abseil down a 128ft tower!

We need daring supporters to get sponsored and take our challenge abseiling the 128ft tower on June 20th 2015, which can be seen for miles!

ALL MONEY RAISED SUPPORTS SARAID TO DEPLOY TO DISASTERS, TRAIN THEIR VOLUNTEERS AND RENEW EQUIPMENT. WE AIM TO SAVE LIVES AND WITH YOUR HELP AND SUPPORT THIS BECOMES POSSIBLE.

FOR THE CHANCE TO HAVE UNLIMITED GOES SIMPLY RAISE £25 FOR UNDER 18’S AND £50 FOR ADULTS.

Start time is 0900hrs on June 20th, so get there early to maximise the amount of chances you can have of taking on the tower! We recommend you park at BL8 4LZ and follow the footpaths to the tower. The Peel Tower stands 128ft high on Holcombe Hill, close to Holcombe Village and Ramsbottom close to Bury, Lancashire

We will provide all safety equipment so you will just need to bring yourself and some shoes with good grip!

THIS IS THE PERFECT OPPORTUNITY TO HAVE FUN AND RAISE MONEY FOR A CHARITY THAT HELPS PEOPLE WHO ARE IN DESPERATE NEED. PLUS YOU GET TO HAVE FUN BY ABSEILING 128FT TOWER, WHILE RAISING MONEY FOR CHARITY, WHICH HAS GOT TO BE A GREAT DAY.

All under 18s will need permission from a parent or guardian. Due to us using the very best equipment (the teams operational harnesses) all our sizes are adult, unfortunately that means that under 15s might not be able to abseil. Please be assured that we will do are very best to try and make it possible for all to enjoy.

For any questions please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Geoff Parkinson: A former team member that will be sadly missed

We are deeply saddened to have to bring you the news of the death of Geoff Parkinson, a former SARAID team member.

Geoff was one of the original members of SARAID and deployed with the team on our mission to Pakistan following the earthquake in 2005, as well as the Bad Reichenhall Ice rink Collapse, Germany in 2006.

His expertise, advice and wicked sense of humour will be deeply missed.

Our thoughts and prayers go out to his wife Narkiz, his brother Des and the rest of his family and friends. RIP Geoff.

Emergency Services Show: 24-25 September 2014

SARAID will be at the Emergency Services Show on 24-25 September, NEC, Birmingham  

The leading emergency services trade event returns to the NEC in Birmingham from Wed 24 - Thu 25 September 2014.

Come meet the team and we will be happy to talk to you regarding our International Search and Rescue (SAR) work and how you can help with our on going efforts to save lives.

And with over 400 exhibitors at the show displaying the latest equipment for emergency services, there'll be something for everyone to see

You will be able to:

  • Try, see and touch all the latest products available for multi-agency use
  • Network with like-minded professionals
  • Learn about interoperability

Make sure you register now online – the exhibition is free to visit, and we will keep you updated with show news between now and September!

 

SARAID interviewed on BBC Radio Bristol Steve LeFevre show

Listeners in the Bristol area were given a rare treat when they woke up with SARAID on 28th November 2012. SARAID were in the area conducting their Phase 2 assessment process which involves the reconstructing of a disaster scenario in which members will find themselves when on deployment.

SARAID were interviewed for the Steve Le Fevre Breakfast Show, you can listen to the coverage by following this link to the BBC Radio Bristol website - SARAID on Steve Le Fevre Breakfast Show

 

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