Holme Valley Mountain Rescue Team News

Exercise: 18th June 2017

On Sunday 18th June, the team conducted a training exercise with a Coastguard Helicopter and crew from the Maritime and Coastguard Agency.

Call out: 22nd May 2017

The Holme Valley Mountain Rescue Team were called out by West Yorkshire Police just after 2pm today to search for an 80-year-old lady who had gone missing from an address near Pontefract.

Call out: 14th May 2017

The team was called out by West Yorkshire Police at 12.41pm on 14th May for a missing person search in the Liversedge area of West Yorkshire.

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.

Holme Valley Mountain Rescue Team gift ideas

Give the gift of Mountain Rescue...

We have a number of items which would make good Birthday presents or day-to-day gifts:

Rescue Ride

Starts and finishes at our HQ in Marsden

Our Rescue Ride fundraiser offers five rides to choose from; they include road and MTB routes. Whatever your ability, if you have a bike we have a route that you will enjoy...

Watch the space for the date for our 2022 event!

Contact the Holme Valley Mountain Rescue Team

Holme Valley Mountain Rescue Team

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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