About

Steep ground search and rescue.

An Emergency Service staffed by volunteers

Saving lives since 1975

Land and steep ground Emergency Search and Rescue specialist.
– any terrain

Technical cliff and building emergency access and rescue specialist
– any structure (above ground)

“On Standby” 365 days a year, 24 hours a day
– any weather, night or day

Avon and Somerset Police force chosen external search and rescue resource, covering 1855sq miles
– the whole of Avon and Somerset

A Memorandum of Understanding has been drawn up between the Avon and Somerset Constabulary and the Avon and Somerset Search and Rescue Team (ASSRT/A&SSAR). It describes the working relationship between the two parties, including the arrangements that are implemented when the ASSRT provides a search and rescue capability at the request of the Police.

Memorandum_Of_Understanding – Search and Rescue

Mountain Rescue Team

A charity funded by donation, staffed and run by unpaid dedicated volunteers

An area of dense populations, forests, heathland, rivers, quarries and two of the UK’s largest inland cliffs
Avon and Cheddar Gorge