969
06 Oct 2016

Incident #969

Thursday, 06 October 2016    Black Moor, Cullingworth    
CVSRT received a request from Yorkshire Ambulance Service for assistance with the urgent evacuation of a male walker who was in need of urgent medical assistance on Black Moor, Cullingworth. Whilst driving along Trough Lane near Denholme, one of our vehicles was flagged down by a passer-by who had been…
968
28 Sep 2016

Incident #968

Earlier today, Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team was contacted by Yorkshire Ambulance Service requesting assistance with a search for a vulnerable 30yr female who had gone missing and was in need of medical attention. 12 CVSRT members with Search dog ‘Pepper’ were deployed to the location near West Bradford…

Incident #966

Wednesday, 21 September 2016    Cemetery Lane, Sowerby    
At 13:34 today, West Yorkshire Police​ alerted CVSRT to an incident involving a mountain biker who had fallen off his bike whilst negotiating a technical section of a cycle trail and fell approx. 10metres down a steep banking. Details of exact location or potential injuries were initially vague, therefore various…
965
18 Sep 2016

Incident #965

Sunday, 18 September 2016    Havoc Bike Park, Cornholme    
CVSRT’s assistance was requested yesterday afternoon by Yorkshire Ambulance Service to assist with the treatment and evacuation of an injured mountain biker. The rider was on a fast downhill route at a mountain bike centre in Todmorden when he collided with a tree sustaining several injuries in the process. 15…

Incident #964

Tuesday, 13 September 2016    White Holme Reservoir    
Calder Valley Search & Rescue Team were contacted by Rossendale and Pendle Mountain Rescue Team, a neighbouring rescue team, to help with an ongoing search for a dog walker lost on the moors between Hebden Bridge and Blackstone Edge. The walker had lost their way during the storm that preceded…
963
13 Sep 2016

Incident #963

Tuesday, 13 September 2016    Lumb Falls, Hebden Bridge    
CVSRT were contacted by Yorkshire Ambulance Service, requesting assistance with an ongoing incident in the Calder Valley. A male out enjoying the good weather had sustained an ankle injury at the waterfalls known locally as Lumb Falls. 24 team members were available to respond immediately and made their way to…
962
11 Sep 2016

Incident #962

Sunday, 11 September 2016    Hardcastle Crags, Hebden Bridge    
CVSRT received a request from West Yorkshire Police for assistance with the urgent evacuation of a lady who had fallen on steps at Hardcastle Crags, Hebden Bridge, sustaining an ankle injury. 19 team members were available to respond immediately and made their way to the casualty’s location. Once on-scene, one…
961
24 Aug 2016

Incident #961

Wednesday, 24 August 2016    Mount Pleasant Drive, Mytholmroyd    
MISSING PERSON SEARCH CONTINUES: James Gray 39yo missing from Mytholmroyd.  (See Incident #960) Following confirmed sightings of the missing male on CCTV footage, a new search area was identified and CVSRT were called to assist West Yorkshire Police to search and clear the new area in the hope of finding…
960
23 Aug 2016

Incident #960

Tuesday, 23 August 2016    Mount Pleasant Drive, Mytholmroyd    
CVSRT received a request from West Yorkshire Police to assist with the ongoing search for a missing vulnerable person from Mytholmroyd. James Gray (39yo) was last seen on Monday 22nd August at 06:23am. 35 team members and 3 search dogs were tasked with searching open areas and dense woodland around…

Incident #959

Monday, 22 August 2016    Palace House Road, Hebden Bridge    
CVSRT were called by Yorkshire Ambulance Service to help with the evacuation of a vulnerable male who was found down an embankment near the canal and in need of urgent medical assistance. On arrival, team members used the scoop board to lift the casualty onto our stretcher for a short…

Incident #956

Tuesday, 09 August 2016    Norland    
Missing Person (DAY 4): 75yo Granville Muir from Halifax  CVSRT were called by West Yorkshire Police to continue the search for the missing 75yo Granville Muir from Halifax. Team members were tasked to search woodland and surrounding overgrown areas from Norland to Sowerby Bridge and Copley. All areas successfully searched…
958
19 Aug 2016

Incident #958

Friday, 19 August 2016    Glen Road, Shipley    
CVSRT received a request from Yorkshire Ambulance Service for assistance with the urgent evacuation of a lady who had fallen approx. 15ft off rocks at Shipley Glen sustaining a substantial head injury. 14 team members were available to respond immediately and made their way directly to the casualty’s location or…
957
16 Aug 2016

Incident #957

Just as team members arrived for the monthly maintenance at our Mytholmroyd base, an urgent call from Yorkshire Ambulance Service was received for assistance with the evacuation of an 85yo man who had fallen over a wall and down the very steep embankment from Dudwell Lane towards the railway. Due…
949
30 Jul 2016

Incident #949

Whilst CVSRT Trainee members were training with Dublin & Wicklow Mountain Rescue Team on the ramp of Mweelrea, team members were asked to assist with the recovery of a hill farmer who had fallen and sustained an unsurvivable head injury. MRT members trekked for 75minutes to the casualty’s location before…
948
29 Jul 2016

Incident #948

Friday, 29 July 2016    Croagh Patrick, Co. Mayo    
Whilst visiting Co. Mayo, Ireland for the annual Reek Sunday weekend, CVSRT Trainee members were asked to assist Mayo Mountain Rescue Team with the evacuation of a casualty by stretcher, who had collapsed on the descent of Croagh Patrick. On-scene coordinator: Mayo Mountain Rescue Team   [gmap_advanced map_type="map_style_1" height="240" lat="53.767757"…
955
07 Aug 2016

Incident #955

Sunday, 07 August 2016    West Vale, Greetland    
Whilst en-route to follow up a lead on a missing person (Incident 954), team members from Calder Mobile 3 noticed a young cyclist laying on the ground at the side of the road following a collision with a wall. CVSRT members promptly stopped to provide medical assistance until the Yorkshire…

Incident #954

Sunday, 07 August 2016    Halifax    
Following new information and possible sightings, CVSRT received a request from West Yorkshire Police to continue the search for the missing Halifax gentleman, Mr Granville Muir. 20 team members responded immediately to the call for help. Team members were tasked with searching densely overgrown woodland and walking routes the missing…

Incident #953

Sunday, 07 August 2016    Halifax    
At 1am, 13 members were deployed to assist West Yorkshire Police with the search for the missing gentleman. After searching and clearing areas of interest, the team stood down at 4.15am. Police enquiries are on going. If anyone has seen or knows the whereabouts of 75yo Granville Muir who went…
952
06 Aug 2016

Incident #952

Saturday, 06 August 2016    Brontë Falls, Haworth    
Request from Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS) for urgent assistance with a gentleman who was suffering with chest pains whilst walking at Brontë Falls, near Haworth. On arrival, CVSRT members with equipment were deployed to the patient’s location. Working with the YAS paramedics, team members treated the patient and reassured the…

Incident #951

Saturday, 06 August 2016    East Lee Lane, Todmorden    
West Yorkshire Police requested assistance from CVSRT leaders with the search planning for a missing pensioner from Todmorden. Whilst helping the police with this incident, a second request was received from Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS) for urgent assistance with a gentleman who was suffering with chest pains whilst walking at…

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