Holme Valley Mountain Rescue Team News

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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.

The Team was called out at 11.30pm on 27th December to assist West Yorkshire Police with a search for an elderly gentleman aged 83. We were also joined by members of the Calder Valley Search & Rescue Team.

18th November was a busy Sunday for the team, with a training exercise consisted of three different terrain search locations followed by a call out to assist Yorkshire Ambulance Service with a 74 year old lady who had injured her leg whilst walking in woodlands near Hepworth.

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.

Gift ideas from HVMRT

Give the gift of Mountain Rescue...

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

Rescue Rides

July 2020: 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 Rescue Rides 2020 will follow soon...

Contact Us

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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