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15 10, 2015

2016 Calendar’s On Sale from the following Locations

October 15th, 2015|

The 2016 Foyle Search and Rescue Calendar can be purchased for £6 each from our base in Prehen or from the following locations

City Side

Mobile Shop Southend Park
Today Today Brandywell
Bog Stores Bogside
Whites Bishop Street
Cost Cutters Beehwood
Mornas Mobile Liscarne Drive
Day to Day Rathlin Gardens
Gill Spar Rosemount
Eurospar Hatmore
Star Garage Hatmore
O’Carolls […]

13 10, 2015

Foyle Search 2016 Calendar

October 13th, 2015|

Hot off the press and ready for sale, the Foyle Search and Rescue 2016 Calendar.

Featuring photographs of our volunteers within all roles in the Charity this unique wall calendar makes a great gift and funds will support the life perseveration work of the Charity.
This calendar was made possible by the generosity of Ray […]

9 10, 2015

National Runner up for Outstanding Impact

October 9th, 2015|

On Thursday 8th October members of Foyle Search and Rescue attended the National Finals of the Lloyds Bank Charity Achievement Awards at Banking Hall, the historic London Headquarters of Lloyds Bank, as part of the first ever awards organised by the Foundation to celebrate its 30th anniversary.

Picking up the prize for National Runner up in […]

7 10, 2015

Mental Health Week

October 7th, 2015|

During Mental Health Week Oct 5th to 11th- Foyle Search & Rescue Education & Media Volunteers will undertake Suicide and Awareness Talks to various groups both in Co Donegal at there Base at Prehen and in local Schools. World Mental Health Day takes place on Saturday 10th of October with a […]

1 10, 2015

One Week to the Lloyds Charity Achievement Finals

October 1st, 2015|

On the 16th of July The Lloyds Bank Foundation announced that six charities from Northern Ireland were shortlisted for the UK Final of the Charity Achievement Awards. Foyle Search & Rescues Chairman Stephen Twells & Deputy Emergency Response Team Volunteer Paul Mc Laughlin will be travelling to London representing the Charity at the prestigious awards […]

10 09, 2015

Foyle Search and Rescue – Go Orange for World Suicide Awareness Day

September 10th, 2015|

According to the recently released World Health Organization (WHO) report: Preventing Suicide: A Global Imperative, over 800,000 people die by suicide across the world each year.

Remember its OK not to feel Ok, and its absolutely Ok to ask for help. ‪#‎letsGoOrange‬ and ‪#‎BreakTheCycle‬
Foyle Search volunteers gathered today to show our support for World Suicide Awareness […]

28 08, 2015

Action Packed Weekend for Foyle Search and Rescue

August 28th, 2015|

What an action packed weekend lined up for Foyle Search and Rescue with three major events. It kicks of tonight with The 2015 Derry Journal People of the Year Award Ceremony in the Everglades Hotel.

The 2015 Derry Journal People of the Year Awards will again recognise the contribution, commitment, and achievements of a wide range […]

27 08, 2015

Best of Luck Team Foyle Search

August 27th, 2015|

Foyle Search and Rescue would like to wish FSR Volunteers Dave Smith, Declan Barr and our Caretaker Anthony McMenamin good luck on Sat when they take part in HAOak 10K Obstacle Challenge along with 397 other Brave competitors.

Located in the picturesque Faughan Valley and incorporating all its finest terrain this really is a challenge like […]

27 07, 2015

Foyle Search Scoops Mayor Award

July 27th, 2015|

We are delighted to announce that we are winners in the Outstanding Impact category of the Lloyds Bank Foundation Charity Achievement Award.

FS&R chairman Stephen Twells said they were really honoured to receive recognition in an awards competition which has drawn in almost 1,000 entries across England, Wales, Northern Ireland and the Channel Islands.

He said: “We […]

4 03, 2015

Summary of Foyle Search and Rescue Incidents – 2014

March 4th, 2015|

Foyle Search and Rescue was set up in 1993 in response to the number of lives lost to the river Foyle.

During 2014 its volunteers gave 10,000+ of hours of unpaid service to the local community.

During this period Foyle Search and Rescue were involved in a total of 191 incidents.

Volunteers rescued 18 people from the river.

Sadly […]