1031

Monday, 14 August 2017

CVSRT received a request from West Yorkshire Police to assist with the on going search for 70yo Barry Nicholson who was reported missing from his home on Sunday evening (13th).

25 members with 2 search dogs were tasked with searching areas of interest looking for the gentleman. Unfortunately we didn’t find him and at 3am the team were stood down.

Sadly the body of Mr Nicholson was found in the river two days later.
Our sincere condolences to his family and friends.

In attendance: 25 CVSRT
West Yorkshire Police

Total Duration: 6hrs 31mins

Additional Info

  • Date Monday, 14 August 2017
  • Location Brighouse
  • Grid Reference SE 15749 22040
  • Latitude 53.694569
  • Longitude -1.7629653
  • Man Hours 162.9
  • Members In Attendance 25
Published in Incidents

1012

Sunday, 14 May 2017

CVSRT received a request from Holme Valley Mountain Rescue Team to assist with the search for a high risk vulnerable 52yr old male who was reported missing from his home.

21 CVSRT members were available to assist with the search and once on-scene were tasked with searching areas of interest for the misper. After 5hrs all areas were cleared and both teams stood down and returned to their respective bases.

Shortly later a member of the public located the missing person walking outside our search area. He returned home safe and well.

In attendance: 21 CVSRT
Holme Valley Mountain Rescue Team

Total Duration: 5hrs 55mins

Additional Info

  • Date Sunday, 14 May 2017
  • Location Liversedge
  • Grid Reference SE 18108 24387
  • Latitude 53.715588
  • Longitude -1.7271034
  • Man Hours 118.6
  • Members In Attendance 21
Published in Incidents

1009

Monday, 01 May 2017

CVSRT received a request from Holme Valley Mountain Rescue Team to assist with the ongoing search for a missing 20yr old female who had been reported missing from the family home 01:30am on 1st May.

Team were stood down en-route as the misper was located.

In attendance: 22 CVSRT
Holme Valley Mountain Rescue Team

Total Duration: 30mins
Person Hours: 11hrs

Additional Info

  • Date Monday, 01 May 2017
  • Location New Hey Road, Huddersfield
  • Grid Reference SE 10160 17884
  • Latitude 53.657352
  • Longitude -1.8477424
  • Man Hours 11
  • Members In Attendance 22
Published in Incidents

1007

Sunday, 23 April 2017

CVSRT called to assist West Yorkshire Police with the search for Peter Silson, a vulnerable 80yo male who had been reported missing at 10am on 22nd April.

25 team members were available to assist with the search and once on-scene were tasked with searching woodland at Otley Chevin. After 6hrs all areas of interest were cleared without a conclusion, so the team stood down and returned to base at 1:30am, then onward to their homes.

The team was informed several days later that Mr Silson had returned home by himself, and was said to be safe and well.

In attendance: 25 CVSRT
West Yorkshire Police
National Police Air Service (NPAS Carr Gate)

Total Duration: 6hrs 1mins

Additional Info

  • Date Sunday, 23 April 2017
  • Location Otley Chevin
  • Grid Reference SE 20429 44146
  • Latitude 53.893093
  • Longitude -1.8286392
  • Man Hours 150.4
  • Members In Attendance 25
Published in Incidents

1005

Monday, 17 April 2017

At 14:30, CVSRT received a request from West Yorkshire Police to assist with the ongoing search for a vulnerable missing 59yo female who was reported missing from home at 10:20am on the 11th April.

Whilst team members assembled to commence the search, CVSRT leaders and search managers attended the Police Station for a briefing where they were tasked with searching wooded and open areas. An additional search dog team also joined the search from Oldham Mountain Rescue Team.

Whilst this initial search continued, the next area of interest was identified and our search managers made ready to deploy the team. Before this could happen, a member of the public found the missing female in this new area of interest, and alerted the police.

CVSRT instantly deployed a vehicle to the casualty’s location to provided immediate medical care until the ambulance crew arrived on scene.

At 19:30 the team stood down and returned to base.

In attendance: 22 CVSRT

SARDA Dog Teams
2 CVSRT
1 Oldham Mountain Rescue Team

West Yorkshire Police
Yorkshire Ambulance Service

Total Duration: 7hrs
Person Hours: 33hrs

Additional Info

  • Date Wednesday, 12 April 2017
  • Location Scott Hall Road, Leeds
  • Grid Reference SE 30348 35888
  • Latitude 53.818390
  • Longitude -1.5405203
  • Man Hours 33
  • Members In Attendance 22
Published in Incidents

994

Sunday, 19 February 2017

CVSRT received a request from West Yorkshire Police to assist with the ongoing search for Craig Alderson who was reported missing on 20/1/17 from Queensbury.

30 team members were tasked with searching various areas of interest, however all areas were cleared and the team stood down at 9pm.

Police enquiries are ongoing: https://www.westyorkshire.police.uk/news/missing-craig-alderson-queensbury

In attendance: 30 CVSRT
Total Duration: 5hrs 40mins

Additional Info

  • Date Sunday, 05 February 2017
  • Location Queensbury
  • Grid Reference SE 10474 30404
  • Latitude 53.769880
  • Longitude -1.8425750
  • Man Hours 170
  • Members In Attendance 30
Published in Incidents

992

Sunday, 29 January 2017

Whilst 22 team members were en route to assist with an incident at Brontë Falls near Haworth, a second callout was received from the Ambulance Control Centre asking for assistance with a 72yo gentleman, who had fallen in a wooded area near Bingley.

At this point, Calder Mobiles 2 & 3, along with 12 members carried on to the Brontë Falls incident, whilst Mobile 1 with 10 members diverted to the Bingley incident, utilising Mobile 3 once the crew had been dropped off. 

Once on-scene, team members assisted the ambulance crew to treat the gentleman for hypothermia and a head injury, before packaging and evacuating the casualty to the ambulance waiting nearby. At 14:45, the full team stood down and returned to base, and then onward to their homes.

Quick thinking and prompt actions made for two successful simultaneous rescues. Read more about Incident #991 Brontë Falls.

CVSRT would like to mentioned the young lads who found the gentleman and dialled 999, then waited at the road junction to wave team vehicles down at the correct side road to the nearest access point.

In attendance:

10 CVSRT members 

Yorkshire Ambulance Service

Total Duration: 1hrs 46mins

Additional Info

  • Date Sunday, 29 January 2017
  • Location Gilstead Lane
  • Grid Reference SE 12155 39100
  • Latitude 53.847999
  • Longitude -1.8167288
  • Man Hours 18.2
  • Members In Attendance 10
Published in Incidents

983

Wednesday, 14 December 2016

CVSRT received a request from West Yorkshire Police to assist with the search of a vulnerable 27yo male who had left his home address in a distressed condition.

All areas tasked by the police were cleared and the team stood down and returned to base at 04:30am then onward to their homes.

The missing male was reported found alive later that day at his friends house.

In attendance:
23 CVSRT members
West Yorkshire Police

Total Duration: 5hrs 25mins
Person Hours: 124.6hrs

Additional Info

  • Date Wednesday, 14 December 2016
  • Location Clough Lane, Mixenden
  • Grid Reference SE 06072 28611
  • Latitude 53.753830
  • Longitude -1.9093923
  • Man Hours 124.6
  • Members In Attendance 23
Published in Incidents

982

Sunday, 11 December 2016

At 20:51, CVSRT were called to assist West Yorkshire Police with the ongoing search for a vulnerable female who had been reported missing from Calderdale Royal Hospital. Earlier in the evening the police helicopter (NPAS Carr Gate) had searched and cleared all open areas.

24 Team members with Search dog ‘Pepper’ were available to respond immediately and once on-scene were tasked with clearing a large area of dense undergrowth in the Manor Heath Park area of Halifax.

At 22:06, Search dog ‘Pepper’ with hander Ellie located the missing female alive, but in need of medical assistance. Team doctors were quickly in attendance and the casualty was then transferred to hospital for further care.

In attendance: 24 CVSRT members

Search Dog 'Pepper' (SARDA England)

West Yorkshire Police

NPAS Carr Gate

Total Duration: 3hrs 30mins

Additional Info

  • Date Sunday, 11 December 2016
  • Location Manor Heath Park, Halifax
  • Grid Reference SE088234
  • Latitude 53.707799
  • Longitude -1.8669033
  • Man Hours 79.2
  • Members In Attendance 24
Published in Incidents

979

Tuesday, 15 November 2016

Whilst CVSRT were returning to the valley from Incident #978 at Shipley Glen near Baildon, Team leaders received a request from West Yorkshire Police to assist with the search for a vulnerable missing male at Baitings Reservoir, Ripponden.

Once on-scene, CVSRT were tasked with searching and clearing areas of interest. Unfortunately the missing male wasn’t located during the search and at 02:30am the team stood down, returned the vehicles to their bases and then continued onward to their homes.

Police enquiries continued today (Tuesday) as the male was still missing and officers were assistance by the police helicopter and additional police ground units.

In attendance:
24 CVSRT members
West Yorkshire Police

Duration: 3hrs 45mins

Additional Info

  • Date Monday, 14 November 2016
  • Location Baitings Reservoir, Ripponden
  • Grid Reference SE 01126 19091
  • Latitude 53.668293
  • Longitude -1.9844297
  • Man Hours 90
  • Members In Attendance 24
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