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.

£8.00 + £1.50 Postage & Packaging (UK only)

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Incidents

  • Incident #1164
    2019-05-14 at Top Brink
    At 16:41 on Tuesday 14 May Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team received a request…
  • Incident #1158
    2019-04-02 at Black Carr Woods, Bradford
    In the early hours of Tuesday 2nd April Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team received…
  • Incident #1162
    2019-04-30 at Colden Clough
    At 17:58 on Tuesday 30 April Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team received a request…
  • Incident #1157
    2019-03-23 at Brearley Wood
    At 17:58 on Saturday 23rd March Calder Valley Search & Rescue Team received a request…

Team News

  • Spring Core Skills Training Day
    Last Saturday Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team held a ‘Core Skills Training Day’ at Blakedean Scout Hostel. Traditionally these have been an annual event, though we plan to have…
  • Finn did well
    Yesterday saw the start of Cruft’s and a time of year when dogs of all shapes, sizes and uses hit our screens. For CVSRT, and many other Lowland Rescue and…
  • Generous donation from De Warren Masonic Lodge
    On Monday 4th of March CVSRT received a generous donation of £1000 from members of De Warren Masonic Lodge, Blackwall, Halifax. Representatives of the Lodge visited the Rescue Post for…
  • The Big Spring Clean
    Yesterday, in support of Calderdale Councils annual Big Spring Clean, CVSRT members and supporters took part in the clean-up of an illegal fly-tipping hotspot. The site, across the River Calder…

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