CVSRT - Items filtered by date: September 2017


22 Sep 2017

At 12:30, CVSRT received a request from West Yorkshire Police to assist with the search for 74yo Cathryn Holdsworth who was reported missing from her home in Halifax.

Team members were tasked with searching various areas of interest by the police, but without conclusion.

Cathryn is still missing: MISSING PERSONS APPEAL

West Yorkshire Police: WATCH Appeal Cathryn Holdsworth, 74yr
Anyone with any information relating to Cathryn’s whereabouts should contact the police.

In attendance: 16 CVSRT
West Yorkshire Police

Total Duration: 7hrs 30mins

Additional Info

  • Date Friday, 22 September 2017
  • Location Heathy Lane, Halifax
  • Grid Reference SE 07260 28433
  • Latitude 53.752215
  • Longitude -1.8913795
  • Man Hours 120
  • Members In Attendance 16


17 Sep 2017

At 10:46, CVSRT received an urgent request from Yorkshire Ambulance Service to provide assistance with locating an injured lady who had fallen whilst out walking near Thornton Moor Reservoir and sustained a dislocated shoulder.

22 members were available to respond immediately and within 12minutes team vehicles were mobile and en-route to the location. By 34minutes the casualty had been located and was receiving pain relief for her injury. Once comfortable, the casualty was packaged and stretchered for approx. 1.5 miles off the moors.

CVSRT Doctors smoothly relocated the shoulder before handing over the lady to the ambulance crew for onward journey to hospital.

In attendance: 22 CVSRT

Total Duration: 2hrs 44mins

Additional Info

  • Date Sunday, 17 September 2017
  • Location Thornton Moor
  • Grid Reference SE 04993 32299
  • Latitude 53.786987
  • Longitude -1.9256973
  • Man Hours 74.1
  • Members In Attendance 22


10 Sep 2017

At 11:04, CVSRT received a request from West Yorkshire Police to assist with the recovery of a deceased male on the Milennium Way, above Ilkley.

In attendance: 16 CVSRT
West Yorkshire Police

Total Duration: 5hrs 41mins

Additional Info

  • Date Sunday, 10 September 2017
  • Location Millennium Way, Burley in Wharfedale
  • Grid Reference SE 13669 44780
  • Latitude 53.899013
  • Longitude -1.7934591
  • Man Hours 90.9
  • Members In Attendance 16


03 Sep 2017

At 08:12, CVSRT received a request from Yorkshire Ambulance Service to assist with evacuating a male who had fallen down a banking, sustaining injuries.
Team stood down.  Enough resources on-scene to deal. No involvement from CVSRT required.

In attendance: 23 CVSRT
Yorkshire Ambulance Service
West Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service
West Yorkshire Police

Total Duration: 33mins

Additional Info

  • Date Sunday, 03 September 2017
  • Location Chapel Lane, Sowerby Bridge
  • Grid Reference SE 06591 23793
  • Latitude 53.710520
  • Longitude -1.9016218
  • Man Hours 12.1
  • Members In Attendance 23


02 Sep 2017

At 13:25, CVSRT received a request from Yorkshire Ambulance Service to assist with a casualty suffering breathing difficulties at a farm with limited vehicle access.

CM2 was already out covering an event at Robinwood Activity Centre so despatched directly to the scene to offer assistance. Yorkshire Air Ambulance were also on scene.

In attendance: 8 CVSRT
Yorkshire Ambulance Service
Yorkshire Air Ambulance

Total Duration: 3hrs 35mins

Additional Info

  • Date Saturday, 02 September 2017
  • Location Sykes Gate Farm, Cragg Vale
  • Grid Reference SE 00434 21453
  • Latitude 53.689528
  • Longitude -1.9948983
  • Man Hours 28.7
  • Members In Attendance 8

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