Nine Norfolk care homes to support search and rescue charity this year

PUBLISHED: 11:42 09 March 2017 | UPDATED: 13:27 09 March 2017

Norfolk Lowland Search and Rescue team hold a training session at Horstead Mill. Photo by Simon Finlay

Norfolk Lowland Search and Rescue team hold a training session at Horstead Mill. Photo by Simon Finlay

Archant Norfolk

Nine care homes have announced they will be raising money towards a search and rescue charity this year.

The homes, which are all based in Norfolk, are to host a series of events in support of Norfolk Lowland Search and Rescue (NORLSAR).

The voluntary organisation helps emergency services find missing people and is on-call 24 hours-a-day. Staff at each of the homes, which are part of the Healthcare Homes Group, will organise events and activities for their residents throughout the year.

The homes include:

• Bilney Hall in Dereham.

• Claremont in Caister-on-Sea.

• Overbury House in Wroxham.

• The Gables in Great Yarmouth.

• The Manor House in North Walsham.

Operations director, Debbie Christian said: “The work of NORLSAR is so important in providing specialist help to our emergency services when people are in danger.”

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