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?

INCIDENT 970

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

CVSRT Original Giraffe® Multifunctional Headwear

Made in UK with 100% Coolmax winter weight microfiber. Seamless Knit.

One size fits all. Measures approx 50cm x 24.5cm. Weight 1.3oz.

Item comes on a display header card and individually bagged.

£10.00 + £1.50 Postage & Packaging (UK only)

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Incidents

  • Incident #1268
    2020-07-13 at Bronte Falls
    #CALLOUT   The busy spell for callouts continues and Calder Valley Search & Rescue Team…
  • Incident #1267
    2020-07-11 at Chellow Dean, Allerton Search
    #CALLOUT   At 02:37 on Friday 10th July 2020 Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team…
  • Incident #1266
    2020-07-09 at Heptonstall Rd, Hebden Bridge
    #CALLOUT   At 17:59 on Wednesday 8th July 2020 Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team…
  • Incident #1265
    2020-07-07 at Blackstone Edge Rd, Cragg Vale
    At 15:38 on Sunday 5th July 2020, as the team were still on scene at…

Team News

  • Mountain Rescue Volunteers
    What is it like to be a part of Calder Valley Mountain Rescue Team (CVSRT)?     A few members of the team took some time out to chat with…
  • #Virtual challenge
    #Virtual challenge  What happens when you cannot run events planned to take place during the current COVID19 lockdown?  You run them virtually. Two local running races, the Horsforth Fellandale’s Danefield…
  • Training In Lockdown
    #TRAINING   Over the last few months, as we all continue to adapt to the restrictions in place due to COVID19, Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team (CVSRT) trainers have…
  • Busiest day since CVSRT was formed in 1966: 25th June 2020
    Yesterday (25th June 2020) was the hottest day of the year and saw Calder Valley Search & Rescue Team experience the busiest day* since the team was formed in 1966,…

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