SARDA Ireland North Successfully Undertakes Two Water Searches

The first was on the River Wey, in Guildford, when Mike Dermody and his dog Quincy along with Dave Marsh and his dog Sasha were asked to participate in a search for the missing kayaker Grant Brooster. Within a short period of time, this was quickly followed by a search of the River Thames in Culham, Oxfordshire undertaken by Dave and Sasha, looking for the missing teenager, Ellis Downes. Read More

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River Wey Search for Missing Kayaker : Update

This is an update on the River Wey Search in Guildford for the missing kayaker – read original article It’s a double edged sword as they say, because the missing man, Grant Broster, has been reportedly located, unfortunately drowned in the River Wey incident in Guildford. He has been missing since Easter Monday after an incident […] Read More

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DVSD ‘Look See’ at Loch Lomond

NSARDA accredited dog handlers Dave Marsh and Mike Dermody [who are also members of SARDA Ireland North] continued their epic journey of the UK last weekend ending up on the shores of Loch Lomond to meet up with Ken Sloan of SARDA England, two members of ALSAR and members of SARDA Southern Scotland. The aim of the journey was to participate in a ‘look see’ for the home based people and as a training exercise for everybody else present. Read More

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Water Search Dogs Help Look for Missing Kayaker

Dave Marsh and Mike Dermody were called to assist Surrey Search and Rescue late Monday evening [28th March]. Earlier that same day, a man had been seen to get into difficulties, following an incident involving a kayak, in the River Wey, which runs through the centre of Guildford. A search had commenced where Surrey SAR […] Read More

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NSARDA members Dave Marsh and Mike Dermody [who are both also members of SARDA Ireland North] were asked to attend an ongoing river search near York, search for a missing male. Below is a report penned by Dave, giving a brief resume on the week ends events. Saturday 19th March ‘Ring! Ring!’ What’s that you […] Read More

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Just Two Months To Go Until The Emergency Services Show

The Emergency Services Show

What’s new at ESS2015 The Emergency Services Show 2015 takes place in just two months and we thought we’d update you about the fantastic line-up of product launches. A must-visit for all those involved in emergency response and recovery, the Show takes place on Wednesday 23 and Thursday 24 September at the NEC in Birmingham. […] Read More

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Gwynedd dog rescued after falling down 30ft mineshaft

The moment South Snowdonia Mountain Rescue Team volunteers Bryn (in the hole) and Dion, saved Tess

This was the dramatic moment a small Gwynedd dog rescued after plunging 30ft down a mine shaft near Tanygrisiau Blaenau Ffestiniog. Jack Russell terrier, Tess, tumbled down the deep crack in the mountain while on a walk with her owner between Cwmorthin and Oakley quarry. Volunteers from Aberglaslyn Mountain Rescue Team joined forces with South […] Read More

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The Final National Training Before the Summer Break

final national training

The final national training before the summer break took place in Wicklow last weekend. Three dogs were unable to take part due to injuries, so 1 qualified dog, 4 trainee dogs and a trainee trailing dog attended. The weather was very warm on Saturday, so areas were made a bit smaller and there was a […] Read More

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