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?

MOUNTAIN RESCUE ENGLAND AND WALES

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

50th Anniversary Ale "Search & Rescue" from Vocation Brewery

Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team are extremely hoppy to announce the launch of a limited production 50th Anniversary Ale, “Search & Rescue” from Vocation, the world-class brewery based in Cragg Vale, West Yorkshire.

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Incidents

  • Incident #947
    2016-07-24 at Calder Clough, Todmorden
    CVSRT called to assist West Yorkshire Police and Yorkshire Ambulance Service with the evacuation of…
  • Incident #946
    2016-07-20 at Caley Crags, Otley Chevin
    CVSRT received a request from Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS) to assist with the evacuation of…
  • Incident #945
    2016-07-19 at Dog House Lane, Todmorden
    CVSRT received an urgent request from Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS) to assist with the evacuation…
  • Incident #944
    2016-07-18 at Hardcastle Crags
    CVSRT received a request from West Yorkshire Police to assist with the locating and evacuation…

Team News

  • 50th Anniversary Ale "Search & Rescue" from Vocation Brewery
    Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team are extremely hoppy to announce the launch of a limited production 50th Anniversary Ale, “Search & Rescue” from Vocation, the world-class brewery based in…
  • Beth & Alex’s fundraising Mountain Challenge
    Quick shout out to Beth Emberton and Alex Deltenre who competed in the Saunders Mountain Marathon in the Lake District on 2nd-3rd July, to help raise funds for CVSRT. As part…
  • Prince's Charity Event 2016
    On Saturday 25th June, team members from Calder Valley Search & Rescue Team along with fellow members from Bolton Mountain Rescue Team, Bowland Pennine Mountain Rescue Team (BPMRT), Holme Valley…
  • Missing Person Appeal: Kizzy Whitehurst
    Missing Persons Appeal: Kizzy Whitehurst Torporley near Oulton Park Yesterday (8th June), CVSRT/SARDA Search Dog ‘Jack’ and handler Dave with navigator Gary were deployed to assist with the ongoing search…

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