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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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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Teamworks – Issue 2 Published.

Once again, we are pleased to announce the publication of the second issue of our new team newsletter.Don't forget, Friends of HVMRT will receive a printed copy through the post - and becoming a Friend is a great way to...

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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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