Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team raises almost £3000 from Christmas street collection

Collecting in Halifax
Collecting in Halifax

Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team has plenty to celebrate as it raised almost £3000 during its annual Christmas street collection.

Team members were out and about in Halifax and Keighley to raise the funds and collected a grand total of £2927.35.

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The money will go towards the team's annual running costs for the forthcoming year.

A Search and Rescue spokesperson said: "While we were collecting in West Yorkshire, James, a CVSRT probationary team member, bumped into members from BRH Bundesverband Rettungshunde e.V., a Bavarian SAR team fundraising in Munich!

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"We thoroughly enjoyed meeting everyone who braved the bitterly cold weather of Halifax and Keighley. Folk up north really are a hardy lot!

"A HUGE thank you for all the generous donations, heart warming words of support and treats for the dogs!"

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