Holme Valley Mountain Rescue Team News
Late on the evening of 5th November we were called out to assist Calder Valley Search & Rescue Team with a search for a missing 70 year old gentleman who had got lost during a walk on the Haworth Moors.
23rd September was a very busy Sunday for HVMRT, we provided first aid cover to the Summer Tri Series - Holmfirth Triathlons and were on hand to assist with a collar bone injury. Shortly followed by call from Yorkshire Ambulance Service to assist with a casualty in Slaithwaite.
HVMRT was called at 14:00 on 19th September to assist Yorkshire Ambulance Service with a lady who had suffered a knee injury while walking the Pennine Way over Black Hill.
On the evening of 27th August, HVMRT was called to its 60th Incident so far this year - to assist West Yorkshire Police with the search for a young man missing from his home in Leeds.
We joined Calder Valley Search & Rescue Team to assist Yorkshire Ambulance Service with a casualty on the moors near Green Withens who had a lower leg injury.
The Holme Valley Mountain Rescue Team received two call outs on the 7th August 2018: a search for a high risk missing person, followed by assisting the Yorkshire Ambulance Service with a teenager with a lower leg injury.
At about 16:30 on 8th July, HVMRT was mobilised to support Oldham Mountain Rescue Team and Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service with an outbreak of moorland fire above Dowry Reservoir.
Our 50th call of 2018, last night, was also one of our most unusual. At 1am the team was called by Yorkshire Ambulance Service to assist with locating a couple who had left a rock concert at Temple Newsam, Leeds, and then misplaced themselves somewhere in the country park.