Holme Valley Mountain Rescue Team News

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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.

Phtoto by and copyright Sue Trescott

8th December proved to be a busy day for the team, with two call outs. There was a call out in the morning to assist with a search then another in the afternoon to support the Yorkshire Ambulance Service . 

Call out: 6th November 2017

The Holme Valley Mountain Rescue Team has recently returned from a call out on behalf of the Yorkshire Ambulance Service. A walker got into difficulties on the moors above Marsden and the team was tasked with locating and then treating them.

It is with much sadness that the Holme Valley Mountain Rescue Team announces the death of its long-standing President, Brian Smith. Brian was team President for more than ten years, continuing until his death on October 28th 2017 at the age of 82, following a short illness.

Call out: 25th October 2017

A quick call out for the Team this afternoon to support the Yorkshire Ambulance Service We were called at 14.01pm to assist with an elderly person who had fallen in Woods at Oakwell Hall, Birstall.

Christmas ideas from HVMRT

This Christmas give the gift of Mountain Rescue...

We have a number of items which would make good Christmas presents, allowing you to support the Holme Valley Mountain Rescue team with your Christmas shopping budget.

Find out more here

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 Rescue Rides 2019 will be coming soon...

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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