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Campaigners fear further cuts to national parks as Chancellor prepares Budget

Government cuts to national park funding over the past five years have led to the loss of hundreds of jobs and led to a major reductions in services to visitors and residents.

06 July 2015

Two Brecon Beacons walkers die and two injured after being struck by lightning

Two people have died and two others are in hospital after they were struck by lightning on south Wales’s highest mountain range today.

05 July 2015

Ramblers welcome Appeal Court ruling that could open up 1,000 'lost' paths

Up to 1,000 lost paths and bridleways could be reinstated after the Court of Appeal upheld a case based on a law passed more than 200 years ago.

04 July 2015

Nepal auction deadline nears for outdoor fans who want tea with Michael Palin

The deadline is fast approaching if you want to have tea with one of Britain’s best loved television explorers.

03 July 2015

North York Moors national park put on fire alert after record temperatures

A national park has been put on fire alert after soaring temperatures created tinderbox conditions on its moors.

02 July 2015

Body of missing Arran walker David Randle found on Cir Mhòr

The body of a walker who went missing on Arran has been found. David Randle, 73, was reported missing when he failed to return from a walk on Cir M...

01 July 2015

Duke of Edinburgh's Award girls rescued after suffering in heat on Black Hill

A group of girls had to be rescued after suffering dehydration in the heat while tackling their Duke of Edinburgh’s Award expedition.

01 July 2015

North York Moors planners approve plans for world's biggest potash mine

Campaigners said they may challenge the decision to allow the world’s biggest potash mine to be set up in an English national park.

30 June 2015

Police call in drone in continuing search for missing Ring of Steall walker Eric Cyl

Police have used a drone in the search for a hillwalker who has been missing almost a month in the Highlands.

26 June 2015

Keswick mountain rescuers called out to aid drunk lake-goers

Mountain rescuers were asked to deal with two incidents where men had mixed alcohol and water. The Keswick team received a midnight call to aid a m...

06 July 2015

Roseberry Topping sunset photographer rescued after breaking ankle

A walker had to be rescued from a Cleveland hill when she injured herself after taking photographs of the sunset.

05 July 2015

Dartmoor rescue team issues urgent appeal for new control vehicle

A rescue team has issued an urgent appeal to help keep it running. Dartmoor Search and Rescue Ashburton volunteers need to replace their ageing con...

04 July 2015

New civilian helicopter rescues injured Snowdonia walker on first day of service

North Wales’s new civilian search and rescue helicopter was called into service on the first day of its operations.

02 July 2015

Runners, walkers and cyclists smash records in weekend of Cumbrian challenges

Records fell and personal goals were scored during a weekend of varied challenges across the Lake District.

01 July 2015

North Wales rescue teams treat youngsters to mountain adventure day

Mountain rescuers in north Wales treated disabled and disadvantaged youngsters to a day in the great outdoors.

01 July 2015

Fallen Dow Crag climber treated by rescue team practising at site

A mountain rescue team was on hand when a climber fell on the crag on which they were practising. Members of the RAF Leeming MRT were on an exercis...

30 June 2015

Seatallan fellrunner who fell 230ft among four weekend Lake District rescues

A fellrunner was rescued after falling more than 200ft on a Lake District fell. The incident was one of four in the central fells that kept three m...

29 June 2015

Jim Mann and Jasmin Paris triumph in five-day Dragon's Back Race

Jim Mann has won the five-day Berghaus Dragon’s Back Race after leading from start to end. The Durham Fell Runners member arrived at the finish w...

26 June 2015

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