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Rescued walker Jonathon Ward issues challenge to raise cash for air ambulance

A walker who was rescued after breaking his ankle on England’s highest mountain is urging outdoors enthusiasts to join him in a challenge to raise cash for the air ambulance that helped him.

28 March 2015

Ullswater walkers rescued as dark descends after 5pm start

Two people who set out for a walk at 5pm on a Lake District path had to be rescued when it got dark. The pair set off from Patterdale Youth Hostel ...

28 March 2015

Search dog Bonnie makes the grade to join Cleveland team

A mountain rescue team has a new recruit after a successful trial in Wales. Search dog Bonnie and her handler Dean McMann passed their test in the ...

27 March 2015

Kirkby Stephen rescue team bids farewell to Gordon Kay after 30 years' service

A veteran mountain rescuer has retired after 30 years with his team. Gordon Kay was presented with a long-service certificate by Kirkby Stephen Mou...

27 March 2015

Two hypothermic walkers rescued after unplanned night on wintry Y Garn

Two men were airlifted to hospital suffering from hypothermia after having to spend the night on a Snowdonia mountain.

26 March 2015

Mallerstang walker hauled 130ft in stretcher after River Eden fall

A walker had to be hauled 130ft up a river bank in a stretcher after breaking her ankle. Kirkby Stephen Mountain Rescue Team members were called to...

25 March 2015

Cumbria tells artist Oscar Santillan: give us back the top of Scafell Pike

Cumbrians are demanding the return of a crucial piece of England’s highest mountain, which an artist has admitted taking.

25 March 2015

Plans revealed for latest Kent section of England Coast Path

The Government’s body on the outdoors has published plans for the latest section of the England Coast Path.

25 March 2015

Boy, 10, stretchered from Winlatter Forest after mountain bike crash

A boy was rescued from a Lake District forest after injuring his leg in a mountain biking accident. The 10-year-old was with a school group on the ...

24 March 2015

Kyle Boote's up to launch official Cleveland Way ale

Britain’s second-oldest national trail is to get an official brew, with sales of the beer helping to maintain the route.

28 March 2015

Scientists reveal plan to cover Kinder Scout in green slime

Conservationists plan to cover parts of the Peak District’s highest hill in green slime. Walkers have been warned to expect scenes reminiscent of...

27 March 2015

Lake District rescuers produce 40,000 safety leaflets to try to reduce callouts

Mountain rescue teams in the Lake District are hoping to cut the number of callouts with 40,000 safety leaflets which will be distributed to visitors to the national park.

27 March 2015

National park offers silly hat challenge to Yorkshire Three Peaks walkers

National park bosses are hoping for a head start to fundraising with a whacky challenge to walkers. The Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority wan...

26 March 2015

Injured Lake District walker airlifted from Scale Beck path

A walker was rescued after suffering a serious ankle injury on a Lake District footpath. Mountain rescuers were airlifted to a site close to the wo...

26 March 2015

Rescuers warn walkers against taking perilous wintry route down Snowdon railway

Walkers on Wales’s highest mountain have been warned against following railway tracks when leaving the summit.

25 March 2015

Rescuers searching for missing walker Daniel Bennett find body on Ben Oss

Rescuers searching for a walker missing in the Highlands since Saturday have found a body. The discovery was made in the Ben Oss area by teams hunt...

25 March 2015

Landslip leads to South West Coast Path closure in Devon

Police have warned walkers to steer clear of a section of Britain’s longest national trail after part of it collapsed into the sea.

24 March 2015

Warning as Lochaber rescuers find missing Ben Nevis walker in 'blackspot' corrie

Rescuers have warned that Britain’s highest mountain is still in winter condition after finding a walker who went missing overnight.

24 March 2015

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