Holme Valley Mountain Rescue Team News

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The Holme Valley Mountain Rescue Team would like to express its immense gratitude to West Yorkshire Police chiefs who came together to donate £30,000 to help us buy and equip a new Mobile Incident Control Vehicle.

August was a busy month for the team, with nine call outs, including a major incident stand-by to support the Toddbrook Reservoir crisis.

July was another quiet month for the team with only two incidents recorded, both in the first week of the month.

June was a quiet month for the team with only three incidents recorded, two of which were linked to the same missing person.

During the Spring we carried out a Crowdfunding campaign to help raise money for a new control vehicle for the team. We raised £11,098 with the help of 132 supporters.

The Holme Valley MRT received six callouts during May, five of which were to assist the Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS) with various casualties.

The Holme Valley Mountain Rescue team received six call outs in April, with three of these being located in the Wessenden Valley area, near Marsden.

2019 Incident #2: the Holme Valley Mountain Rescue Team has recently returned from a call out to assist West Yorkshire Police with a search for a high risk missing person in the Pontefract area.

Gift ideas from HVMRT

Give the gift of Mountain Rescue...

We have a number of items which would make good Birthday presents or day-to-day gifts:

Rescue Rides

July 2020: Starts and finishes at our HQ in Marsden

Every year we run our Rescue Rides fundraiser which offers five rides to choose from; they include road and MTB routes plus a family route. Whatever your ability, if you have a bike we have a route that you will enjoy...

More information about Rescue Rides 2020 will follow soon...

Contact Us

Holme Valley Mountain Rescue Team

By post:
Holme Valley Mountain Rescue Team, Emergency House, Manchester Road, Marsden, West Yorkshire HD7 6EY

Email enquiries: info@holmevalleymrt.org.uk
Team secretary: secretary@holmevalleymrt.org.uk
Media enquiries: media@holmevalleymrt.org.uk