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

Limited Edition CVSRT 50th Anniversary 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 #982
    2016-12-11 at Manor Heath Park, Halifax
    At 20:51, CVSRT were called to assist West Yorkshire Police with the ongoing search for…
  • Incident #980
    2016-11-19 at Savile Park, Halifax
    Midway through our 50th Anniversary Celebration Service in Mytholmroyd, CVSRT members became aware of a…
  • Incident #979
    2016-11-15 at Baitings Reservoir, Ripponden
    Whilst CVSRT were returning to the valley from Incident #978 at Shipley Glen near Baildon,…
  • Incident #978
    2016-11-14 at Shipley Glen, Baildon
    At 21:18, CVSRT was alerted by Yorkshire Ambulance Service to an incident at Shipley Glen…

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