Holme Valley Mountain Rescue Team News

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The Team was called out this afternoon to rescue a walker who had fallen near March Haigh Reservoir and suffered a fracture to the lower part of his femur.

The dust is now settling after what can only be described as an epic couple of days for the team. The vehicles are cleaned down, kit is hung to dry, team members are getting back to their day jobs, the snow is melting and life is returning to normality.

The Holme Valley Mountain Rescue Team was called out this afternoon to search for a missing person in the Fartown area of Huddersfield.

Holme Valley MRT spent the afternoon of 30th December searching for a high risk missing person in the Methley area. We were joined by our colleagues from Calder Valley Search & Rescue Team.

Holme Valley MRT were placed on standby to assist the Yorkshire Ambulance Service during severe weather which was forecast for the morning of 29th December.

The Holme Valley Mountain Rescue Team's busy period continues. We were called out on 15th December to support the Yorkshire Ambulance Service in the Denby Dale area.

The Holme Valley Mountain Rescue Team was called out by West Yorkshire Police at 23.30pm on the 14th December to rescue a motorist who was stranded in heavy snow on the A640 at Buckstones. 

Another quick call out for the team during the evening of 11th December. We were tasked by West Yorkshire Police to assist with the search for a man missing in the Holme Moss 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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