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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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.

£8.00 + £1.50 Postage & Packaging (UK only)

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Incidents

  • Incident #1065
    2018-01-21 at Common Bank Woods, Hebden Bridge
    At 13:08 today, CVSRT received a request from Yorkshire Ambulance Service for help with the…
  • Incident #1063
    2018-01-07 at Stoodley Pike
    At 11:25 Calder Valley Search & Rescue Team received its first callout request of the…
  • Incident #1062
    2018-01-05 at Quarry off Bacup Road, Todmorden
    CVSRT received an urgent request from Yorkshire Ambulance Service to assist with the evacuation of…
  • Incident #1061
    2018-01-02 at MG Caravans Todmorden
    CVSRT received a request from Yorkshire Ambulance Service to assist with the evacuation of an…

Team News

  • Only look back to see how far you’ve come…
    It’s customary at this time of year to look back at the year that’s just past, but as the saying goes ‘only look back to see how far you’ve come’.…
  • Nat West, Halifax, Charity of the Year for 2017
    Huge thanks to Nat West, Halifax, who chose our team as their charity of the year for 2017. They raised money through various activities such as a static Tour de…
  • CVSRT Christmas Street Collections
    It’s that time of year again! Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team will be out and about meeting Christmas shoppers in Keighley and Halifax Town Centres on Saturday 16th December…
  • Our community is in safe hands
    As the evenings have been drawing in the volunteers of Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team have shelved their usual head torches, thermals and boots in favour of medical books,…

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