Callout: 8th April 2017

The Holme Valley Mountain Rescue Team spent much of Saturday 8th April searching woodland near Micklefield for a missing person. 25 team members were involved.The call out started at 8am and finished at 4.45pm. The missing person was not...

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Call out 18th November 2016

The Holme Valley Mountain Rescue Team was called out at 1200hrs on 18th November by West Yorkshire Police to search for a high risk missing person in the Holmfirth area.Weather conditions at the time were freezing temperatures and moderate-to-heavy snowfall....

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Call out: 11th October

The Holme Valley Mountain Rescue Team was called out at 0210hrs on October 11th to assist West Yorkshire Police with a search for a missing person in the Bretton Common area.The circumstances of the search indicated that an urgent...

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Call out: 24th September

The Holme Valley Mountain Rescue Team and the Yorkshire Air Ambulance were called out on 24th September by Yorkshire Ambulance Service to assist with a casualty in the Willykay Clough area near Marsden.The casualty had been walking as part of...

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Call in the Coastguard!

It might sound like a strange thing to say in land-locked West Yorkshire, but in the same way that Mountain Rescue is about a lot more than mountains, the Coastguard search and rescue service is about much more than the coast!Since...

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Call out: 24th and 26th August

The Holme Valley Mountain Rescue Team spent the evening of 24th August searching for a missing person in the Micklefield area.West Yorkshire Police called us out at 6pm to search various woodland areas. Searching was completed at 11.15pm. The missing...

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Call out: 20th August

Holme Valley MRT had an unusual call out on the evening of 20th August: we were asked to support the West Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service in the rescue of a dog that had become trapped on the moors...

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Callout 16th August

The Team was called out by the Yorkshire Ambulance Service at 17.07 today to assist a 75 year-old man who had fallen down a banking in woods near Brockholes. The casualty was placed on to one of the Team’s...

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Team Land Rover rolled during a call out

During late afternoon on July 19th the Holme Valley Mountain Rescue Team was called out to assist a walker near Blakeley Reservoir in the Wessenden Valley. The walker had experienced problems with his knees and requested assistance, which was...

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Call out: 6th April

On Wednesday 6th April, at approx. 18:15, the Team was asked to assist Oldham Mountain Rescue Team, who had been called out by Great Manchester Police to search for two lost female walkers. Due to the poor weather they...

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