Holme Valley Mountain Rescue Team News

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Holme Valley MRT NewsletterTeamworks: Issue Three

It’s time for the next instalment of our newsletter. Don’t forget, Friends of HVMRT get a free printed copy, and you can always pick one up if you see us at an event.

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Call out: 27th June 2017

The Holme Valley Mountain Rescue Team was called out by West Yorkshire Police during the evening of 27th June to assist with a search for a missing person in the Marsden area.

Call out: 19th June 2017

The team were called during the afternoon of 19th June by Yorkshire Ambulance Service to an incident involving a teenager who had fallen approximately thirty feet down a ravine next to Hanging Heaton Golf Club in Dewsbury.

Exercise: 18th June 2017

On Sunday 18th June, the team conducted a training exercise with a Coastguard Helicopter and crew from the Maritime and Coastguard Agency.

Call out: 22nd May 2017

The Holme Valley Mountain Rescue Team were called out by West Yorkshire Police just after 2pm today to search for an 80-year-old lady who had gone missing from an address near Pontefract.

Call out: 14th May 2017

The team was called out by West Yorkshire Police at 12.41pm on 14th May for a missing person search in the Liversedge area of West Yorkshire.

Blackhill Callout

The team was called out to assist a walker lost on Black Hill. Initially the walker was in touch with Woodhead Mountain Rescue Team who tried to talk him off the hill by phone.

Salendine Nook call out

The team was called out at 17:08 on 1st May by West Yorkshire Police to assist with the search for a vulnerable missing person, reported missing in the Salendine Nook area of Huddersfield.

Black Hill

On Sunday 23rd April, the 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 Rescue Ramble

9th September 2017, start and finish at our HQ in Marsden

The Rescue Ramble is our annual fund raising walk and run. There are three routes to choose from, with distance ranging from 25 miles, 16 miles and 8 miles – all to be completed within 10 hours. 

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Rescue Rides

9th July 2017, start and finish at our HQ in Marsden

This year's Rescue Rides fundraiser 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...

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Contact Us

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

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