The Eastbourne & Wealden RAYNET Group was formed in 1976 with the objective of supporting the blue light emergency services, Emergency Planning Officer and the voluntary emergency services such as the British Red Cross and the St John Ambulance. To read more about RAYNET in general follow this link: About RAYNET.
Eastbourne & Wealden RAYNET Group holds a weekly radio "check in" on Fridays at 19:30 hours (clock time) on a frequency of 144.675MHz.
The Eastbourne & Wealden RAYNET Group works in partnership with Sussex Police, East Sussex Fire & Rescue Service, the East Sussex Hospitals Trust, St John Ambulance, the British Red Cross, the East Sussex County Emergency Planning and District and Borough Emergency Planning Units.
In support of these organisations the Eastbourne & Wealden RAYNET Group provides communications during emergencies and at local community charity events such as the Eastbourne Half Marathon, Ardingly Triathlon and the Action Medical Research Southdowns Walk.
Over the past 14 years the Group has provided over 16,000 operator hours supporting a total of 250 emergencies and community events. To see past event reports follow this link : Event Reports
If you are organising an event and you would like to know if RAYNET can assist you follow this link: Information for event organisers.
If you are interested in joining RAYNET follow this link Joining RAYNET