Holme Valley Mountain Rescue Team News

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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.

Callout: 8th April 2017

The Holme Valley Mountain Rescue Team spent much of Saturday 8th April searching woodland near Micklefield for a missing person. 25 team members were involved.

Call out: Evacuation from Farmland, Lepton

The team was called out at 10:45 am today to farmland near Lepton, where an elderly gentleman had collapsed whilst out walking with his family. The Yorkshire Air Ambulance and medics from St John Ambulance also attended.

Missing Person Search, Knottingley

At 1044hrs on 3rd December, HVMRT was alerted by West Yorkshire Police to an elderly gentleman who had gone missing in Knottingley. The missing man had last been positively sighted at Morrisons supermarket in the town

Accident on Black Hill

The team was called by Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS) 1559hrs on 1st December to assist a casualty on the Pennine Way thought to have suffered a fractured leg near to Black Hill summit.

The Holme Valley Mountain Rescue Team was called out at noon on 18th November by West Yorkshire Police to search for a high risk missing person in the Holmfirth 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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