Incident #921

Friday, 15 April 2016    Meanwood, Leeds    
The team were called out to help in the search for a missing elderly gentlemen. After arriving on scene the team were stood down after the missing person was found.

Incident #920

Sunday, 27 March 2016    Lee Mill Rd, Hebden Bridge    
A request by Yorkshire Ambulance Service to help a crew who were dealing with an incident where a male fallen 2-3m into water sustaining head injury. Team stood down at request of crew on scene with Mobile 1 continuing to scene as already on Lee Mill Road. CM1 met with…

Incident #919

Friday, 25 March 2016    Blackstone Edge    
Oldham Mountain Rescue Team received a request from the Police to assist with the rescue of a paraglider who had come down on Blackstone Edge, due to the nature and location of the incident Oldham’s team leader also requested that Calder Valley SRT attend. The casualty was treated by the…
24 Apr 2016

Incident #924

Sunday, 24 April 2016    Simm Carr Lane, Halifax    
CVSRT received a request from Yorkshire Ambulance Service and Yorkshire Air Ambulance for urgent assistance with the immediate evacuation of a horse rider who had fallen from her mount whilst out riding along a bridle path near Shibden Brook, Halifax.  The lady had sustained head and ankle injuries from the…

Incident #923

Friday, 22 April 2016    Whitworth    
At 19:07 on Friday 22nd April, CVSRT received a request from Rossendale and Pendle MRT (RPMRT) to assist with an ongoing search for a vulnerable missing 72yo gentleman in Whitworth near Rochdale. As CVSRT members prepared to deploy to the search, a second callout was received by the team from…

Incident #922

Friday, 22 April 2016    Cornholme    
CVSRT requested by Yorkshire Ambulance Service to assist with the evacuating of a 12yr old casualty who had fallen off mountain bike sustaining ankle injury.  Team stood down on route as YAS crew managed to evacuate the casuality to the ambulance. [gmap_advanced map_type="map_style_1" height="240" lat="53.730175" lng="-2.1503690" zoom_control_style="LARGE" zoom_control="no" zoom="10" pan_control="no"…

Incident #915

Tuesday, 09 February 2016    Todmorden    
On Tuesday 9th February 2016, the team's regular Tuesday training session was interrupted by a call from Lancashire Police who required assistance with a search for a high risk missing person in the East Lane area of Todmorden. The team were called at 19:30 and stood down at around 22:00.…

Incident #917

Tuesday, 15 March 2016    Cragg Vale    
At 03:39 on Tuesday 18th March 2016, the team were called to assist the West Yorkshire Police in a search for a high risk missing person in the Dauber Bridge area of Cragg Vale. The team were out for over 7 hours before being stood down at 11:15. In attendence:…

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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…


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