Incident #874

Thursday, 11 June 2015    Apperley Bridge, Bradford    
CVSRT’s assistance was requested mid morning by a Yorkshire Ambulance crew whose patient was in a difficult location. A female cyclist out on a ride with her family had taken a fall from a canal towpath- approx. half a mile from the nearest access point- ending up at the bottom…

Incident #873

Monday, 08 June 2015    Ogden Water, Halifax    
At 08:00 in the morning CVSRT were jointly contacted by West Yorkshire Police and the Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS) to assist in the search and recovery of a distressed person on the moors above Ogden Water. The casualty had slipped down a clough coming to rest in the stream below-…

Incident #872

Sunday, 07 June 2015    Blackstone Edge    
Calder Valley Search & Rescue Team were alerted by Greater Manchester Police (Rochdale North)- to an incident involving a climber who had become cragfast at Blackstone Edge. Within 9 minutes- Calder Mobile 1- 2 and 3 were en route- shortly followed by CM4. Due to the remote location of the…

Incident #871

Monday, 04 May 2015    Coiners Fell Race, Mytholmroyd.    
Whilst providing cover on the Coiners Fell Race- Team members were asked to assist a runner who was experiencing breathing difficulties. The patient was cared for by one of the teams Cas Carers who administered oxygen and monitored the young ladies condition until she improved sufficiently for father to take…

Incident #870

Sunday, 26 April 2015    Elland Bridge, Elland    
CVSRT recieved a call from West Yorkshire Police requesting attendance at Elland Bridge to assist with a casualty who was sat on the bridge threatening to jump. Calder Mobiles 1-2 and 3 being still crewed from the Stoodley Pike Aim Higher Challenge immediately redirected to provide rescue cover. CVSRT provided…

Incident #869

Saturday, 25 April 2015    Cock Hill MTB Centre, Cornholme.    
On Saturday (25th April)- CVSRT were called out by Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS) to assist with the treatment and urgent evacuation of an injured mountain biker who had been knocked unconscious after colliding head first with a tree. The incident occurred on the downhill section at the MTB course near…

Incident #868

Thursday, 23 April 2015    Ovenden, Halifax.    
Just after midnight last night (22nd April)- CVSRT were alerted to an incident in Ovenden- Halifax by Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS) who required urgent assistance with a casualty. Initial reports were that a 24yr old female had taken a tumble down a steep banking and was ‘stuck on a crag’.…

Incident #867

Thursday, 16 April 2015    Ilkley Moor    
Two persons out walking on the Millenium Way had gotten themselves lost- they phoned the Police requesting Mountain Rescue who in turn contacted the CVSRT Leaders. Immediately after recieving the call one of our Assistant Leaders rang the caller with a view to making sure they were ok and giving…

Incident #866

Thursday, 16 April 2015    Copley Woods    
The CVSRT Prime Group were contacted by the West Yorkshire Police asking for assistance with an ongoing missing person inquire in the woods at Copley. A conversation between the CVSRT Team Leader and the Sgt in charge provided the Police with local area knowledge and ongoing phone work led to…

Incident #865

Saturday, 04 April 2015    Pecket Well, Hebden Bridge    
On Saturday the Yorkshire Ambulance Service were alerted to a walker on the moor above Hebden Bridge who had slipped and injured his knee. First on scene was the Yorkshire Air Ambulance followed shortly by Calder Mobiles 1- 2 and 3- all were able to drive right up to the…

Incident #864

Tuesday, 31 March 2015    Chellow Dean    
The team was tasked by West Yorkshire Police to assist in the search for a vulnerable person missing from home. Thankfully the lady was found by the Police whilst team members were on route to the rendevous point.

Incident #863

Friday, 20 February 2015    Wetherby    
West Yorkshire Police paged the team seeking help in the search for a missing female in the Wetherby area. Three CVSRT Search Managers headed to meet the Police Search Advisor responsible for the search to identify and set out potential search areas as well as getting as much information about…

Incident #862

Saturday, 14 February 2015    Hardcastle Crags, Hebden    
CVSRT was contacted by the Ambulance Service concerning a patient who had fallen somewhere on one of the tracks high up in Hardcastle Crags. With the exact location and injuries of the casualty being unknown a callout was initiated and the team set off in the direction of the crags.…

Incident #861

Sunday, 08 February 2015    Stanbury, Howarth.    
Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team received a call from Yorkshire Ambulance Service requesting urgent assistance to evacuate a 70yo gentleman who had suffered a heart attack whilst out walking on the Pennine Way near Stanbury and was receiving CPR. 24 CVSRT members headed to the scene with some in…

Incident #860

Friday, 06 February 2015    Chelburn Reservoir, Summit    
On Friday at 15:28- Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team were alerted to an incident involving a mountain biker with a lower leg injury at Higher Chelburn Reservoir- near Summit on the edge of our operational area. CVSRT immediately deployed CM1 + 2 with 10 team members to the scene…

Incident #859

Monday, 02 February 2015    Nab Water Lane, Oxenhope    
At 21:38- CVSRT received a call for assistance from West Yorkshire Police with an ongoing incident near Oxenhope/Wainstalls. Police Officers had received a call from a stranded motorist on Nab Water Lane- stating several vehicles had become stuck with one vehicle carrying young children and another vehicle was on fire.…

Incident #858

Sunday, 01 February 2015    Shibden Head Beck, Queensbury    
Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team along with multiple other emergency services were involved in the treatment and evacuation of a casualty found at the bottom of steep embankment near Shibden Head Lane- Queensbury. The casualty was in a very difficult location and needed urgent medical assistance. Whilst paramedics from…

Incident #857

Wednesday, 21 January 2015    Mount Pleasant , Todmorden    
Shortly after returning to The Rescue Post following incident #856- team members were alerted to an incident at Mount Pleasant- Todmorden. Yorkshire Ambulance Service required urgent assistance with a casualty suffering from chest pains- paramedics were able to walk into the address to treat the patient but due to the…

Incident #856

Wednesday, 21 January 2015    Heptonstall Road , Hebden Bridge    
Due to the wintery conditions- Calder Valley Search & Rescue Team were placed on “stand-by” throughout the day to support the statutory emergency services. Calder Mobile's 1- 2 and 3 were centralized at The Rescue Post and crewed with quick response teams- ready to deploy at a moments notice. The…

Incident #855

Saturday, 17 January 2015    Hardcastle Crags, Hebden Bridge    
Saturday afternoon and several members of CVSRT gathered at Hardcastle Crags and donned their drysuits ready for a training session on 'Swift Water Rescue' The session led by one of our internal trainers was set up to introduce people to swift water- showing them how to swim defensively enabling themselves…

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