Who we are

Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team (CVSRT) is a 100% voluntary charity, that operates within Mountain Rescue (England & Wales) guidelines and is part of the Mid-Pennine Search & Rescue region supporting the statutory emergency services, working on behalf of West Yorkshire Police.

Search and Rescue Capabilities include:

Search and Rescue Planning & Management, Specialist Medical Treatment, Technical Steep Ground and Crag Rescue, Night and Adverse Weather Search & Rescue, Body Recovery, Swiftwater / Flood Rescue and Stretcher Evacuation.

What’s that in numbers?

MOUNTAIN RESCUE ENGLAND AND WALES

THE AIM HIGHER CHALLENGE

It costs approximately £35,000 per year just to remain operational.

This amount is raised entirely through donations from the community and local business. All donations go directly towards keeping a roof over our heads, maintaining our emergency response vehicles, purchasing essential life-saving equipment and training team member’s new skills.

We receive no direct funding from the council or government.
Thank you for helping us to help you.

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Fundraising and Public Events

50th Anniversary Ale "Search & Rescue" from Vocation Brewery

Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team are extremely hoppy to announce the launch of a limited production 50th Anniversary Ale, “Search & Rescue” from Vocation, the world-class brewery based in Cragg Vale, West Yorkshire.

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Incidents

  • Incident #961
    2016-08-24 at Mount Pleasant Drive, Mytholmroyd
    MISSING PERSON SEARCH CONTINUES: James Gray 39yo missing from Mytholmroyd.  (See Incident #960) Following confirmed…
  • Incident #960
    2016-08-23 at Mount Pleasant Drive, Mytholmroyd
    CVSRT received a request from West Yorkshire Police to assist with the ongoing search for…
  • Incident #959
    2016-08-22 at Palace House Road, Hebden Bridge
    CVSRT were called by Yorkshire Ambulance Service to help with the evacuation of a vulnerable…
  • Incident #958
    2016-08-19 at Glen Road, Shipley
    CVSRT received a request from Yorkshire Ambulance Service for assistance with the urgent evacuation of…

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