Sunday, 30 April 2017

Whilst CVSRT members were on a 4x4 training exercise with fellow MRT’s, Rossendale and Pendle Mountain Rescue Team received a request from North West Ambulance Service for assistance with an injured male motorbike rider.

Calder Mobile 2 (3 x CVSRT, 2 x BPMRT crew) and RM3 (2 x RPMRT, 1 x BPMRT, 1 x CVSRT crew) were requested to attend due to location from the incident.

All teams were stood down en-route as NWAS were able to deal with incident.

In attendance: 4 CVSRT
Rossendale and Pendle Mountain Rescue Team
Bowland Pennine Mountain Rescue Team

Total Duration: 18mins

Additional Info

  • Date Sunday, 30 April 2017
  • Location Ashworth Road
  • Grid Reference SD 84193 14187
  • Latitude 53.623977
  • Longitude -2.2404644
  • Man Hours 18mins
  • Members In Attendance 4
Published in Incidents


Tuesday, 29 December 2015

Calder Valley Search & Rescue Team and Oldham Mountain Rescue Team joined forces to assist a walker with breathing difficulties and chest pains. 

The gentleman was part of a walking group who were approaching the trig at Blackstone Edge when he became ill.  The casualty’s well-being is always a priority and as the location was on the border of our operational area, both teams were deployed.

Once on-scene, the casualty was treated by North West Air Ambulance (NWAA) paramedics and transferred to the helicopter by team members from Oldham MRT and CVSRT, for the onward journey to hospital:

Both teams stood down and returned to their respective base.

Watch the helimed take off here: https://youtu.be/D8jHy77Qgx8 


Additional Info

  • Date Tuesday, 29 December 2015
  • Location Blackstone Edge (Pennine Way)
  • Grid Reference SD972164
  • Latitude 53.644120
  • Longitude -2.0436323
  • Man Hours 69.6
  • Members In Attendance 20
Published in Incidents


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