Hire out the Woodhead Barn

The Woodhead Barn located at the team's HQ has been recently refurbished & makes an ideal location for conferences, seminars and training.

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Forthcoming Events

03
May
Awareness Day 2014

For the annual Mountain Rescue & Cave Rescue we will be at Canon Hall and Barnsley City Center. Come down and say Hello!   Canon Hall- 10am-4pm.  We will be running sessions on – Basic Life support, navigation, orienteering and [...]

31
May
Langsett & Midhope at War

Langsett & Midhope at War will be holding an Open Day for people to catch-up on what’s happened on the project and bring along any new stories or memorabilia from the war years within the area, and also see the [...]

14
Jun
Honley Show

Woodhead Mountain Rescue will add to the proceedings at 10am. Come along and support us! Visit the Honley Show website for more info: http://www.honleyshow.co.uk/

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Featured News Item

Rope Work Assessments

Over the last 18 months or so, Woodhead rescue team has gradually developed, tested and introduced ongoing competency assessments for all team members. This series of articles are a sort of personal look at the process, and how it feels. [...]

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Latest Incident for the Team

April 22nd 18:51

We were called by South Yorkshire Ambulance Service to help them bring to safety a vulnerable male who had been missing from home since yesterday and had been found alive but in a poorly state near Grenoside. He was evacuated [...]


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About Woodhead Mountain Rescue Team

The team is a volunteer search and rescue service covering South Yorkshire, the Peak District and surrounding areas. We rely entirely on donations from the public and sponsorship from businesses to fund our operations.

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Search and rescue dogs

Abbie is a fully trained search and rescue dog. She is a Blue Merle Border Collie born in 2005. Her handler Ken Sloan is a long serving member of Woodhead Team.

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We are a charity that relies entirely on sponsorship from businesses and donations from the general public to fund our operations. Find out more »