It has been a hectic few days for the Holme Valley MRT. Normally they have 20 – 30 calls a year but they’ve had their busiest time ever with 10 incidents in just 10 days. Continue reading
Holme Valley Mountain Rescue Team were called upon to deal with a number of incidents over the Tour de France Weekend, as the route past over the biggest climb of the Yorkshire Grand Départ. Continue reading
The Holme Valley Mountain Rescue Team will have an extra vehicle at their disposal during the Tour de France weekend, after Huddersfield dealership Rocar Moores confirmed they would be loaning the team an extra Land Rover while the Tour passes through the region over the weekend. Continue reading
Holme Valley Mountain Rescue Team were called in at 3.30pm on Wednesday afternoon to assist with the search for a 44 year old man missing from his home in Leeds.
The volunteer team were tasked by West Yorkshire Police with searching hedgerows, woodland and open countryside east of Leeds after the man failed to return home on Saturday. Continue reading
The Holme Valley Mountain Rescue Team will be forming a vital part of the provision for the safety and wellbeing of thousands of spectators that will flood into the Holme Valley for the Tour de France Grand Depart in July. Continue reading
On Sunday 30th March 2014 Huddersfield Sports Centre will be the venue for this year’s Seven Summits Challenge.
This sponsored climbing event will involve teams of climbers attempting to scale the height of seven famous mountains from around the world by using the various routes of the Sports Centre’s Climbing Wall. Continue reading
The Nook Brewhosue is Holmfirth is continuing its long-standing support of Holme Valley Mountain Rescue Team through sales of its specially-brewed fundraising Ale, Rescue Red. Continue reading
The Holme Valley Mountain Rescue Team were called out yesterday afternoon after a mountain biker fell whilst riding in the Wessenden Valley above Marsden. Continue reading
The Holme Valley Mountain Rescue Team has spent a busy weekend helping to ensure two major local events took place safely and successfully. This weekend saw the team provide rescue cover for both the Wakefield Hospice Sponsored Walk and the 21st annual Holme Valley Mountain Bike Challenge. Continue reading
HVMRT member John Hodgson has completed a 1,957 mile ‘End to End’ sponsored motorbike ride to raise money for the team. John rode his 1981 Honda CX 500 bike from Marsden to John O’Groats before proceeding to Land’s End, returning to Marsden to complete the trip.
HVMRT is raising money to purchase the Marsden Fire Station so that we can make it our permanent headquarters. To donate to support John’s efforts on behalf of the team please see the options here, or simply text HVHQ13 £10 to 70070 to make a quick donation via your mobile phone. For other amounts just substitute £10 for your chosen donation.