Lowland Rescue DorSAR
Dorset Search & Rescue (DorSAR)
is a team of highly trained volunteers who work with the Police, Coastguard & other emergency services in:
Search & Recovery of Missing Persons
, Swift Water & Flood Water Rescue, Search & Recovery of Significant Objects
Support at Major Incidents
The organisation was founded in 2004 & since then has grown in both size reputation.
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Aviva Comunity Fund , DorSAR Dorset Search and Rescue

We are applying to Aviva Comunity Fund for funding towards our Vehicle Training & Storage Facility at Crossways.
We need your help in securing our project into the next round of the Aviva community funding project. Everyone has 10 votes and every vote is important, we need thousands of votes to progress to the next stage. Please share this with family and friends.

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Voting closes 12 mid day on the 21st November. Competition is fierce so we need every last vote we can get. Please take a few minutes, it will cost you nothing and help us help vulnerable missing people in Dorset.


DorSAR Recruiting
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    If you are interested in joining us, supporting us or just in knowing a bit about us and what we do please take a tour of our website, the tabs across the top pretty much speak for themselves. When & where we are training can be found in the Diary, other events can be seen in PR News. Members Only are able to register and log into the Members Area.

DorSAR's Call Out Status


2017 Training Diary - click to view


Next Management Meeting (Crossways)
all welcome 13th Dec 2017
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Next Operations Meeting (Crossways)
all welcome Jan 2018
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Sun 8th February 2015   - AGM - Larmer Tree Rushmore

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** Recent Call Outs **
• Sat 18th Nov - Continuation - F19 Desp/epileptic, without meds, Swanage.
• Thu 16 Nov - Continuation - F19 Desp/epileptic, without meds, Swanage.
• Sun 12 Nov - Continuation - F19 Desp/epileptic, without meds, Swanage.
• Sat 11 Nov - Continuation - F19 Desp/epileptic, without meds, Swanage.
• Wed 8 Nov - F19 Desp/epileptic, 24 hrs without meds, Swanage.
• Tue 7 Nov F N/K Despondent, Southampton.
• Tue 24 Oct M N/K Despondent, Swanage.
• Sat 21 Oct F14 Despondent, Poole.
• Fri 22 Sep F N/K Despondent, Wareham.
• Tue 19 Sep F56 Illness, Swanage.
Tuesday 12th September - M78 Despondent, Bournmouth

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Dorset Weather

Environment Agency Flood Warnings

UK Grid Reference Finder

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Bank Search Training

Liam DayA Tribute & thanks to the family of Liam Day

At 02:28 hrs of the 15th June DorSAR received a call from Dorset Police to assist with the Coast Guard in the search for a Climber....(click here to read on), (or here to read all Tributes and Sponsors)



#100% Professional in all but Pay

DorSAR AGM 2015 Grp

Thank you for taking the time to visit our site

SAR Helicopter Update (03/17) AW-189 Deployment - Lee-on-Solent :-Members only see Competency Documentation/ST Info & Procedures.

KeelaNew Keela Jackets for Members Issue -Members only see Notice Board

New version Duty Roster v23 Sep 2017. Members can now download & Print Click here

New Trg Roster v23 Sep 2017. Members can now download & Print Click here




Internal Vacancies. Members only Click here

Newsletter Latest -see Newsletters

DorSAR Insurance - what are we covered for
Click to view details (members only)

AGM  Feb 2017  Click here for Results & Minutes

 SMS Responder


Laceys Solicitors
 Collins Dry Suits Earpiece Online  Sainsbury's Logo Touchdown   CTD Construction Training and Development

Latest Update: 11th December 2017

Change to: Home Page, Op Status,
Recent changes to:  Training Diary, Training Archive, General Documentation,  (Duty Roster (v26), Training Roster (v26) Call outs, Call Out Archive, )  Competency Documentation,  , DorSAR Committee, Internal Vacancies,

 "DorSAR" is a trademark of Dorset Search & Rescue, "Lowland Rescue" and "From Hill to High Water" are trademarks of the Association of Lowland Search and Rescue