Holme Valley Mountain Rescue Team News
The Holme Valley Mountain Rescue Team would like to express its immense gratitude to West Yorkshire Police chiefs who came together to donate £30,000 to help us buy and equip a new Mobile Incident Control Vehicle.
August was a busy month for the team, with nine call outs, including a major incident stand-by to support the Toddbrook Reservoir crisis.
July was another quiet month for the team with only two incidents recorded, both in the first week of the month.
June was a quiet month for the team with only three incidents recorded, two of which were linked to the same missing person.
During the Spring we carried out a Crowdfunding campaign to help raise money for a new control vehicle for the team. We raised £11,098 with the help of 132 supporters.
The Holme Valley MRT received six callouts during May, five of which were to assist the Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS) with various casualties.
The Holme Valley Mountain Rescue team received six call outs in April, with three of these being located in the Wessenden Valley area, near Marsden.
2019 Incident #2: the Holme Valley Mountain Rescue Team has recently returned from a call out to assist West Yorkshire Police with a search for a high risk missing person in the Pontefract area.