Who we are

Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team (CVSRT) is a 100% voluntary charity, that operates within Mountain Rescue (England & Wales) guidelines and is part of the Mid-Pennine Search & Rescue region supporting the statutory emergency services, working on behalf of West Yorkshire Police.

Search and Rescue Capabilities include:

Search and Rescue Planning & Management, Specialist Medical Treatment, Technical Steep Ground and Crag Rescue, Night and Adverse Weather Search & Rescue, Body Recovery, Swiftwater / Flood Rescue and Stretcher Evacuation.

What’s that in numbers?

INCIDENT 970

THE AIM HIGHER CHALLENGE

It costs approximately £35,000 per year just to remain operational.

This amount is raised entirely through donations from the community and local business. All donations go directly towards keeping a roof over our heads, maintaining our emergency response vehicles, purchasing essential life-saving equipment and training team member’s new skills.

We receive no direct funding from the council or government.
Thank you for helping us to help you.

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Fundraising and Public Events

CVSRT Original Giraffe® Multifunctional Headwear

Made in UK with 100% Coolmax winter weight microfiber. Seamless Knit.

One size fits all. Measures approx 50cm x 24.5cm. Weight 1.3oz.

Item comes on a display header card and individually bagged.

£10.00 + £1.50 Postage & Packaging (UK only)

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Incidents

  • Incident #1296
    2020-10-24 at Sam Hill, Rishworth
    #CALLOUT   At 14:16 on Saturday 24th October Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team (CVSRT)…
  • Incident #1295
    2020-10-23 at High Two Stoops, Bingley
    At 15:19 on Wednesday 21st October Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team (CVSRT) received a…
  • Incident #1294
    2020-10-23 at Ovenden Moor
    At 13:15 on Wednesday 21st October Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team (CVSRT) received a…
  • Incident #1293
    2020-10-18 at Clockface Quarry
    #CALLOUT   At 15:35 on Saturday 17th October Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team (CVSRT)…

Team News

  • #adventuresmart
    #adventuresmart   The rain is here, the temperature is getting cooler and the clocks have changed. That can only mean one thing, winter is nearly upon us.     When…
  • #Congratulations Will
    #CONGRATULATIONS   A huge congratulations to Will Carver for completing the Peak District 75KM Silver Challenge this weekend.  Will finished the course in around 10 hours and finished in second…
  • BearingUp
    #BearingUp   One of Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team (CVSRT) members, Paul Taylor, continues to ride, one wheeled (on a unicycle!), along the canal towpath system across the country…
  • Search dog visitors from Germany
    CVSRT is very fortunate to have 6 qualified MRSDE Search dog handlers in the team, working 4 air-scenting search dogs, and two dogs in training (…possibly a third aspirant pup,…

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