fundraiser required

Leicestershire Search & Rescue are a charity run by volunteers who support Leicestershire Police search for missing vulnerable people. We rely on grants and other fundraising activity to raise vital funds to keep the team operational. We are now looking to appoint a dedicated fundraiser to work with the team looking at new ideas to […]

SAR team member takes on birthday challenge for The Royal Marines Charity

A member of Leicestershire Search & Rescue set off Monday on a 120 mile journey by canoe from Foxton to London in aid of The Royal Marines Charity. Over the last six years Steve Lamb has set himself a different birthday challenge raising thousands for charity. The six day journey will see him arrive at […]

community engage with public at Bradgate Park

The team were thrilled to engage with members of the public at Bradgate Park over the Easter weekend. You may have seen our vehicles situated around the Deer Barn cafe where the team took the opportunity to mingle with visitors to talk about what we do for the communities of Leicester, Leicestershire & Rutland. There […]

lowland rescue chairman visits leicsar in show of support

The team were honoured to host the Chairman of Lowland Rescue at our headquarters recently. Sean McCarry took some time to come and meet team members involved in a high profile search back in March. His visit highlighted the invaluable partnership between regional teams and the national body Lowland Rescue. Sean has a wealth of […]

leicsar drone lead awarded national role

Following a rigorous application process the team were delighted to find out this month that Emily Butt (LeicSAR Drone Lead) has been awarded the position of Lowland Rescue National Drone Lead. This demonstrates her hard work and dedication to the use of drone technology in a search & rescue environment. Emily is well accustomed to […]

Swift Water Rescue Team Go Live Thanks To The National Lottery Community Fund

Following a successful grant application to The National Lottery Community Fund the team were in a position to order all of the necessary equipment to enable our water team to begin training. 10 team members were selected to join the swift water response team which once operational will enable us to search bodies of water […]

New Search and Rescue website by dotwall

Our new website is now live! We’re worked closely with Ben Wall at dotwall Website Design for our new look. With an overhauled look and feel, we’re looking forward to using the new site in the future to share news, events and attract donations. We’ve also recently linked up with Donorbox, which allows us to […]