In the event of an emergency, dial 999 or 112 and ask for the Police, then Mountain Rescue
SEARCH AND RESCUE TEAM
Registered Charity Number 1082144 Affiliated to Mountain Rescue England and Wales
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 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.
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.
Between the 9-11th January 2016, five intrepid members of Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team; Steve Westwood, Alistair Morris, Howard Barton, Bob Keeler and Tim Ingram, will compete in the first ever Spine® Mountain Rescue Challenge, along side fellow members from neighbouring Mountain Rescue Teams.
Saturday 9th January 06:00 to Monday 11th January 18:00Read more