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