Call out: 23rd April 2017

On Sunday 23rd April, the Holme Valley Mountain Rescue Team carried out a stretcher handling exercise, which aimed to train team members on how to navigate difficult ground whilst carrying a loaded stretcher.The training session had to be cut...

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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: Evacuation from Farmland, Lepton

The team was called out at 10:45 am today to farmland near Lepton, where an elderly gentleman had collapsed whilst out walking with his family. The Yorkshire Air Ambulance and medics from St John Ambulance also attended, but despite...

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Missing Person Search, Knottingley

At 1044hrs on 3rd December, HVMRT was alerted by West Yorkshire Police to an elderly gentleman who had gone missing in Knottingley.The missing man had last been positively sighted at Morrisons supermarket in the town, and various unconfirmed sightings of...

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Accident on Black Hill

The team was called by Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS) 1559hrs on 1st December to assist a casualty on the Pennine Way thought to have suffered a fractured leg near to Black Hill summit.A full team call out was issued...

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Missing Person Search, Halifax

At 1615hrs on 19th November, HVMRT's leadership were alerted by neighbouring team, Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team, to a missing person incident in the Halifax area.Similarities with the search conducted by HVMRT the previous day led to a...

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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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Casualty assisted after fall from crag

Holme Valley Mountain Rescue Team was called out at 20:25 this evening after a teenager fell from a rocky outcrop on the outskirts of Huddersfield.The 16-year-old had been sitting on top of a rocks on the edge of a...

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