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Avon & Somerset SAR

Avon and Somerset Search and Rescue team members provide cliff and steep ground rescue, water margin search and swiftwater rescue, land search management advice and assistance with scene management and logistics across the whole of Avon and Somerset, an area covering some 1855 square miles.

To find out more about the team, go to, email or find them on Facebook.

Avon and Somerset team vehicles © ASSAR

If you have an accident in the hills

Dial 999 or 112. Ask for 'Police' then 'Mountain Rescue'. To use the emergencySMS service: Text 999 and send 'Police' + details of incident + location