A former motor-racing champion has come to the aid of a scheme that could save the lives of injured climbers and walkers.
John Surtees, who won both motorcycling and Formula One championships, has provided cash for the ‘blood on board’ project for the Great North Air Ambulance Service.
A new guide for winter climbers in the Lake District is aimed at helping those heading for the hills find good conditions while avoiding damaging the sensitive upland environments.
The Lake District White Guide has been produced by the British Mountaineering Council with the Fell & Rock Climbing Club, the Lake District National Park Authority, the National Trust and Natural England
Mountain rescuers are urging hillgoers to be prepared as they head for the Lake District fells, following the deaths of two people in falls recently.
Winter conditions prevail on all the district’s mountains, with more snow and freezing weather forecast over the next few days
A rookie search dog and his handler helped save the life of a woman who had gone missing in the Scottish Borders.
Rauour and his owner John Romanes found the unconscious woman when they joined colleagues from the Tweed Valley Mountain Rescue Team in blizzard conditions on Wednesday night
The Westminster Government has said it is committed to an outright ban on the controversial fracking of gas and oil in national parks.
And the Holyrood administration also called for a halt to any new ‘unconventional’ gas or oil developments in Scotland
A pair of ultrarunners who finished neck and neck in a 60-mile race last year picked up another winners’ trophy at the weekend.
Rescuers were saved a major search on the Peak District’s highest hill when a lost walker managed to find his own way to safety.
Following on swiftly from his appearance on the BBC’s The One Show, climbing elder statesman Sir Chris Bonington features in another film about his ascent of the Old Man of Hoy.
A television feature showing mountaineer Sir Chris Bonington’s climb of the Old Man of Hoy is due to air this evening.
A man was stretchered from a Lake District fell after falling and injuring his leg. Wasdale Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 5.30pm on Sat...
A walker who was airlifted to hospital after badly breaking her ankle on a Lake District fell has thanked her rescuers.
Film-maker Terry Abraham has revealed he will turn his attention to another Lakeland fell for a documentary project.
National park bosses have voted to improve a popular campsite used by climbers and walkers. The North Lees site will have a £60,000 upgrade to bri...
Two winter climbers were injured in separate incidents on the Helvellyn range. Rescuers were called out first to aid a 21-year-old student from Lan...
He’s in charge of England’s biggest national park; he’s a big fan of the outdoors and adventurous activities; and he’s no stranger to conflict.