Holme Valley Mountain Rescue Team News

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The Holme Valley Mountain Rescue Team received two call outs on the 7th August 2018: a search for a high risk missing person, followed by assisting the Yorkshire Ambulance Service with a teenager with a lower leg injury.

At about 16:30 on 8th July, HVMRT was mobilised to support Oldham Mountain Rescue Team and Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service with an outbreak of moorland fire above Dowry Reservoir.

Our 50th call of 2018, last night, was also one of our most unusual. At 1am the team was called by Yorkshire Ambulance Service to assist with locating a couple who had left a rock concert at Temple Newsam, Leeds, and then misplaced themselves somewhere in the country park.

We were called out at 19.13 by West Yorkshire Police to help search for a suicidal 13 year old female in the Allerton Bywater area.

Shortly after returning from our first callout of the day we were contacted again by the Yorkshire Ambulance Service to assist with a boy who had fallen off a rope swing in woods near Middlestown.

This afternoon was the second callout of the Bank Holiday long weekend and the 40th incident of the year for Holme Valley Mountain Rescue Team.

The Holme Valley Mountain Rescue Team was called out at 17.02 on May 6th to assist the Yorkshire Ambulance Service with a paraglider who had crashed in the Buckstones area, just off the A640.

During the afternoon of May 1st the Holme Valley Mountain Rescue Team joined other MR teams to assist the Scarborough and Ryedale Mountain Rescue Team with a search for a high risk missing person in the Thirsk area.

The Rescue Ramble

Enjoy a great day out in the West Yorkshire countryside

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. 

More details of the 2018 event will be available soon.

Rescue Rides

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 the 2018 Rescue Rides can be found here.

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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