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Hypothermic cyclist among those helped as Calder Valley team goes on snow patrol

A hypothermic mountain biker and a coach-load of stranded passengers on a high Pennine road were among numerous people helped by a rescue team over the weekend.

Criminal proceeds fund new harnesses for Calder Valley rescue team

A rescue team has received new climbing harnesses thanks to the proceeds of crime. West Yorkshire Police used cash taken from criminals to buy the ...

Calder Valley rescuers 'in shock' after surprise £60,000 grant

A volunteer rescue team said its members are in shock after getting a surprise donation. The £60,000 grant to Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team...

Radical history, Happy Valley locations and Brontë sunset feature in Walk and Ride Festival

A fortnight-long outdoor festival kicks off this weekend in the South Pennines. Radical history and a literary sunset are among themes for walks du...

Birthday boy Javed Bhatti on course to complete remarkable Pennine Way double

Ultrarunner Javed Bhatti is on course to complete a remarkable winter double run of the Pennine Way this weekend.

Ramblers reveal 100,000 path problems as cuts stop public walking

Cuts in funding for England’s local authorities are stopping people going for a walk, the Ramblers warned.

NSPCC challenges walkers to pull on their boots to help charity

Organisers of a charity challenge walk are appealing for outdoor fans to pull on their boots and help their cause.

Walker rescued after beauty spot slip

A walker was rescued after injuring herself in a slip at a Pennine beauty spot. The Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team was alerted about 3.15pm y...

Silence will mark Fellsman start in memory of Tracy

A minute’s silence will precede the start of one of England’s toughest long-distance races in memory of a regular competitor who was killed earlier this year.

Survey shows Walkers Are Welcome status is good for towns' health and wealth

Making walkers welcome provides economic and health benefits for towns, a survey has found. Walkers Are Welcome towns can now be found across Engla...

Calder Valley team reaches 1,000-rescue milestone as Brontë moors walker injures leg

A rescue team clocked up its 1,000th mission when it went to the aid of an injured walker on the Brontë moors.

Hebden Bridge police seek culprits after their off-road vehicle painted silver overnight

Police in a West Yorkshire town are searching for culprits responsible for a bizarre crime committed on one of their vehicles.

Flood damage leads Calder Valley rescuers to postpone anniversary event

A rescue team’s planned 50th anniversary service has been postponed by nine months due to flood damage to the venue where it was to be held.

Ben Carter takes over as leader of Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team

A rescue team covering the South Pennines has a new leader. Ben Carter has taken the reins of the Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team, based in My...

Outdoor fans warned of wildfire danger in South Pennines

Outdoor enthusiasts are being warned to be on their guard against wildfires after blazes destroyed Pennine moorlands.

Climbers raise £3,500 for rescue team facing move when fire station closes

A mountain rescue team facing being made homeless under fire service cuts received a boost to its funds for a new base thanks to local climbers.

Injured climber airlifted after crag fall

An injured climber was airlifted to hospital after falling from a crag. Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team went to the man’s aid after being al...

Masons' cash will help cave rescue team

A Yorkshire rescue team will receive a cash boost this week with the donation of £30,000 to help it carry out its work.


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