Incident #918

Wednesday, 16 March 2016    Cragg Vale    
Earlier today, Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team were called to assist Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS) with the urgent evacuation of an unconscious elderly lady from the upper floor of a house in the Cragg Vale area of Mytholmroyd. Due to awkward location of the property, access was hindered for…

Incident #916

Just as the team settled down for this evening’s weekly training session, the phone rang. The call was an urgent request from Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS) for assistance with locating and evacuating a casualty, believed to be an injured dog walker who had sustained a lower leg injury and was somewhere on…

Incident #914

Wednesday, 03 February 2016    Selby    
Eleven CVSRT members and two Search dogs (Pepper and Nell), were deployed yesterday to assist Scarborough and Ryedale Mountain Rescue Team with the search of woodland and open areas around Selby for a missing 31yo man Daniel Mallows, believed to be at risk. By early evening the missing man had…

Incident #913

Sunday, 17 January 2016    Denholme    
Calder Valley Search & Rescue Team were called to assist Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS) and Yorkshire Air Ambulance (YAA) with an incident at a clay pigeon shoot in Denholme, where an elderly gentleman had suffered a cardiac arrest. Despite the best efforts of paramedics on-scene sadly the casualty passed away.…

Incident #912

Saturday, 02 January 2016    Norland Moor    
Calder Valley Search & Rescue Team were called to assist Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS) with the evacuation of a walker who had sustained a closed fracture to his tibia and fibula whilst descending from Norland Moor near the Moorcock Public House. The casualty was packaged and stretchered a short distance…
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29 Dec 2015

Incident #911

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…
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28 Dec 2015

Incident #910

Monday, 28 December 2015    York City Centre    
CVSRT's trained Water Technicians departed the valley at 7am with two of our Land Rovers journeying to York. On arrival, team members attended a flood status briefing, along with fellow Mountain Rescue Teams from around the country. Rescuers spent the day helping to evacuate residents and carrying out welfare checks…
HM Coastguard airlifts elderly gentleman with chest pains
27 Dec 2015

Incident #909

Saturday 26th December 2015 (Boxing Day), 09:20am CVSRT received an urgent request from West Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service and West Yorkshire Police for immediate assistance with the widespread severe flooding along the River Calder and throughout the Calder Valley. What followed over the next 24 hours, (and continues to…
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13 Dec 2015

Incident #908

Sunday, 13 December 2015    Withens Clough    
On Sunday 13th December at 17:27, Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team received a request from West Yorkshire Police to locate a missing walker who had become lost somewhere near Withens Clough Reservoir whilst walking towards Stoodley Pike, Todmorden. Due to the dense fog that had descended rapidly on the…
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06 Dec 2015

Incident #906

Saturday, 05 December 2015    Lake District, Cumbria    
Cumbria Floods 2015 CVSRT Swiftwater Rescue Technicians are safely home after a challenging 24 hour deployment to Cumbria to assist fellow Mountain Rescuers from the Lake District and across the north of England and Peak District, as well as local emergency services and the Cumbrian community, all responding to the…
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06 Dec 2015

Incident #907

Sunday, 06 December 2015    Brontë Falls, Haworth    
At 11:28, Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team received a request for urgent assistance by Yorkshire Ambulance Service with the evacuation of a gentleman who had fallen and sustained a suspected broken leg at Brontë Falls, Haworth. Once on-scene, the casualty was safely packaged and transferred a short distance back…

Incident #905

Saturday, 14 November 2015    Rosedale Chimney Bank    
On Saturday 14 November 2015, Calder Valley Search & Rescue Team were called to assist the Scarborough and Ryedale Mountain Rescue Team in the ongoing search for 73-year-old Stephen Gibson, who went missing on 11 November 2015, whilst out walking near Rosedale Chimney Bank. The team left the Calder Valley…

Incident #904

Saturday, 07 November 2015    Woodnook, Riddlesden    
The team were called at 21:23 yesterday evening by Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS) to assist with the evacuation of a lady who had fallen while out walking her dog on the hillside above Keighley. Team members responded immediately and vehicles were soon on their way to the casualty’s location where…
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28 Oct 2015

Incident #903

Wednesday, 28 October 2015    Claremount, Halifax    
CVSRT were requested by West Yorkshire Police to assist with the search for John Demach, a missing Halifax man who was last seen leaving the Belgrave Social Club in Claremount at 20:24 on Monday 26th October. Initially, CVSRT deployed 12 members to help trace the missing man, with a further…

Incident #902

Monday, 26 October 2015    Cragg Vale, Mytholmroyd    
At 18:36, CVSRT received an urgent call from Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS) for assistance with an elderly lady who had fallen down a steep slope and came to rest in a ditch at the bottom. The elderly lady had been reported missing to West Yorkshire Police (WYP) prior to her…

Incident #900

Friday, 09 October 2015    Heptonstall, Hebden Bridge    
CVSRT reach 900th Callout... On Friday 9th October at 10pm, CVSRT received a callout from West Yorkshire Police to provide assistance to Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS) with a driver who had taken a wrong turn and ended up getting stuck down a very steep and narrow, dead end unmade road.…

Incident #899

Friday, 02 October 2015    Summit, Littleborough    
On Friday at 15:20, Calder Valley Search & Rescue Team received a request from Oldham MRT for assistance with an injured walker near Summit, Littleborough. It often makes sense to mobilise neighbouring Mountain Rescue teams when the location of the casualty is so near the border of operational areas. In…

Incident #898

Monday, 28 September 2015    Hirstwood Reservoir    
Calder Valley Search & Rescue Team received a request from Rossendale & Pendle MRT for assistance with an injured bike rider. They needed evacuating to an awating ambulance.

Incident #897

Thursday, 24 September 2015    Otley Chevin    
At 17:00, CVSRT received a request for urgent assistance from West Yorkshire Police with the safe evacuation of a vulnerable female from a precarious position near Otley Chevin, who had become very cold and unresponsive. Whilst on-route, the team were notified to stand down as the Police had managed to…

Incident #896

Thursday, 24 September 2015    Earl Crag, Cowling    
At 11:41 yesterday, CVSRT received an urgent request for assistance by St John's Ambulance staff who were working on behalf of Yorkshire Ambulance Service. (YAS) Hazardous Area Response Team were also in attendance. 12 CVSRT members were deployed to assist with the evacuation of an injured 48yo female who had…

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