Incident #895

Saturday, 19 September 2015    Tong Lane, Bradford    
Calder Valley Search & Rescue Team received a request for assistance from West Yorkshire Police in the search for a vulnerable missing male in the Tong area of Bradford. 18 CVSRT members and 17 members from our neighbouring team, Holme Valley Mountain Rescue Team, were tasked to search various areas…

Incident #894

Wednesday, 26 August 2015    Moortown    
Assist West Yorkshire Police with the search for an elderly dementia patient in the Moortown area of Leeds. CVSRT search managers headed to the area and along with a Police Search Advisor started to formulate a search plan for the team involving woodland and open grassland. Shortly afterwards, the rest…

Incident #893

Wednesday, 26 August 2015    Bronte Falls    
Ambulance Service requested assistance with a walker who had fallen on a remote stretch of moorland sustaining a fractured collar bone. 13 team members responded to the incident but were stood down whilst on route as the Yorkshire Air Ambulance (YAA) had managed to land close by and after treatment…

Incident #892

Monday, 24 August 2015    Denholme    
48 year old man, fallen at bottom of a slope, near a beck, access problems.

Incident #891

Sunday, 23 August 2015    Hipperholme    
Team called to assist with a Quad Biker who had come to grief off Badger Lane. Rider had gone down what was believed to be a sloped bank, truned out to be a sharp drop. Rider and Quad came to rest at bottom with quad on him. - Initially complained…

Incident #890

Saturday, 22 August 2015    Otley Chevin    
Calder Valley Search & Rescue Team received a request for urgent assistance from Yorkshire Ambulance Service, with a 47yo female who had fallen and sustained a possible lower leg closed fracture at Chevin Forest Park, Otley. Due to the steep, densely wooded and slippery location, the team used a rope…

Incident #889

Tuesday, 11 August 2015    Oakworth    
Request from Inspector Brooksbank to search for 78yr old male misper who has alzheimer's and has been missing since 22:00 yesterday.

Incident #888

Tuesday, 11 August 2015    Otley Chevin    
Team assistance requested at Otley Chevin. 8yr old female has fallen from height.

Incident #887

Sunday, 09 August 2015    Hardcastle Crags, Hebden Bridge    
Calder Valley Search & Rescue Team were alerted byYorkshire Ambulance Service, to an incident at Hardcastle Crags near Gibson Mill, involving a 60yr walker who had fallen sustaining a puncture wound to the abdomen and possible pelvic injuries. The team deployed 18 team members in Calder Mobile 1, 2 and…

Incident #886

Wednesday, 08 April 2015    Scholemoor    
Call from WYP for vulnerable missing person in Scholmoor area of Bradford. Team called out to search open area's inc woodland, quarry and field boundaries.

Incident #885

Wednesday, 29 July 2015    Hardcastle Crags    
At 2pm- Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team were alerted to an incident at Hardcastle Crags involving a lady who had slipped whilst walking near Gibson Mill- sustaining a lower leg injury. Thirteen team members were deployed to assist the ambulance crew. Once on-scene- the casualty was quickly loaded onto…

Incident #884

Thursday, 23 July 2015    Cow and Calf, Ilkley    
Early afternoon and Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team were called along with Upper Wharfedale Fell Rescue Association (UWFRA) to assist West Yorkshire Police in the search for a vulnerable missing male at the Cow and Calf- Ilkley. Sixteen team members and 3 search dogs were quickly deployed and shortly…

Incident #883

Wednesday, 22 July 2015    Bronte Falls    
At 10:36 this morning- Calder Valley Search & Rescue Team were alerted by Yorkshire Ambulance Service- to an incident at the Brontë Waterfalls near Stanbury- involving an injured female who had sustained a fractured ankle and was suffering from water emersion and mild hypothermia. Within 4 minutes- 15 Team members…

Incident #882

Sunday, 12 July 2015    Stake Lane, Mytholmroyd    
CVSRT were alerted by the Ambulance Service to a 7yr old child who had fallen off a hay bale approx 1.5miles up Stake Lane- sustaining a suspected spinal injury. 20 team members headed to the scene and using our three 4x4's were able to drive close to the casualties location.…

Incident #881

Sunday, 05 July 2015    St Ives, Bingley    
CVSRT received a request from the Yorkshire Ambulance Service to assist with extricating a 12yr old child trapped by a rock. A full team callout was initiated and all CVSRT Vehicles headed to the incident- first on scene was a local team member who met up with the Ambulance Service…

Incident #880

Wednesday, 01 July 2015    Lumb Falls, Hebden Bridge    
At 18:45- CVSRT were alerted to an incident at Lumb Falls near Pecket Well- where a man had sustained a head injury following a fall from a tree. 13 team members were deployed to provide Casualty Care and also evacuate the man to the ambulance for further treatment. Members returned…

Incident #879

Sunday, 28 June 2015    Norwood Forest    
Calder Valley Search & Rescue Team and Upper Wharfedale Fell Rescue Association (UWFRA) were called out today to assist with an injured mountain biker in Norwood Forest near Otley. The casualty was transferred to the Yorkshire Air Ambulance for his onward journey to hospital. http://www.uwfra.org.uk/content/mountain-biker-broken-collar-bone?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=facebook
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Incident #878

Saturday, 27 June 2015    Widdop Reservoir    
This morning- Calder Valley Search & Rescue Team were alerted to an incident involving a mountain biker who had fallen from his ride near Upper Gorple Reservoir- dislocating his shoulder. Calder Mobile 1 & 3 with 7 members were deployed to assist Yorkshire Ambulance Service and Yorkshire Air Ambulance. Due…

Incident #877

Sunday, 21 June 2015    Elland    
Today was the annual Overgate Hospice Summer Mountain Bike Challenge. Three Team members and two trainees were in attendance providing safety cover for the event. Most of the day passed without incident; however two riders did need our medical assistance. The first sustained a suspected fractured collar bone- the casualty…

Incident #876

Saturday, 20 June 2015    Hebden Bridge    
Whilst returning to base from Incident #875- team members were alerted to a second incident in Hebden Bridge. Initial reports were that a person had fallen into the river and had not resurfaced. Fifteen team members were deployed including our specially trained swiftwater rescue technicians. Once on-scene it was confirmed…

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