On 16th February 2024, the Holme Valley Mountain Rescue team was involved in a multiagency exercise with West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service, Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service, and the National Trust (GMFRS) in preparation for the wildfire season ahead.
The Holme Valley Mountain Rescue Team received 56 callouts during 2023. This equated to 2,416 person-hours of activity…
We had our first callout of the New Year on New Years Day itself, supporting West Yorkshire Police for the ongoing search for missing person Graham Connell.
The Holme Valley Mountain Rescue Team was called out during the afternoon of Boxing Day to support the Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS) with a casualty in the Normanton area.
Massive congratulations to our nine new probationary HVMRT members and gaining your ‘red jacket’!
The team have been called out twice recently to search for a missing runner in the Woodlesford area.
5th December was International Volunteer Day – an annual awareness raising day to encourage people and local communities to support volunteers.