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 #1301
    2020-11-18 at Batty's Wood, Woodhouse Cliff, Leeds
    At 13:50 on Sunday 15th November Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team (CVSRT) received a…
  • Incident #1300
    2020-11-18 at Chevin Forest Park, Otley
    At 10:41 on Sunday 15th November Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team (CVSRT) received a…
  • Incident #1299
    2020-11-15 at Pecket Well
    #CALLOUT   At 11:23 on Thursday 12th November 2020 Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team…
  • Incident #1296
    2020-10-24 at Sam Hill, Rishworth
    #CALLOUT   At 14:16 on Saturday 24th October Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team (CVSRT)…

Team News

  • Search Dogs
    #SEARCH DOGS   During a cold and rainy weekend in February 2020, before the COVID19 restrictions were in place, a group of 3rd-year Digital Television Production students from Ravensbourne University,…
  • #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…

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