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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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 #1147
    2019-01-14 at Haworth Moor
    At 15:20 on Monday 14th January Calder Valley Search & Rescue Team received a request…
  • Incident #1145
    2019-01-07 at Frieldhurst Road, Todmorden
    At 15:38 on Monday 7th January, CVSRT members received a request from Yorkshire Ambulance Service…
  • Incident #1143
    2018-12-27 at Allerton Bywater
    At 01:08 on Thursday 27th December, CVSRT were alerted to an ongoing search for a…
  • Incident #1141
    2018-12-10 at Centre Vale Park, Todmorden
    At 16:31 today, CVSRT received a request from Yorkshire Ambulance Service to assist with the…

Team News

  • Search Dog Wynn starts operational duties
    CVSRT are very pleased to announce that CVSRT Chairman, David Warden and his three year old border collie ‘Wynn’, have recently been successful in the Mountain Rescue Search Dogs England…
  • Learning to cope with all situations
    As most of you know, CVSRT is made up of specially trained volunteers from the community – all unpaid, all giving their time freely. We are committed to ensuring that…
  • Co-op Local Community Fund donates a whopping sum of £10,530.00 to CVSRT
    Yesterday the Co-op in Mytholmroyd and Hebden Bridge and J&C Warburton Funeralcare in Todmorden collectively donated a whopping sum of £10,530.00 to CVSRT as part of the Local Community Fund payout…
  • Tribute to CVSRT Richard Graves
    On Tuesday 16th October, 33 team members, Search dog Jack and Trainee Search Dog Tess were in attendance at The Rescue Post for our regular vehicle and equipment maintenance evening.…

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