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Safety warning follows rescue of walkers who strayed from Wastwater Screes

Two walkers were rescued after getting stuck on steep ground on a Lake District fell. Wasdale Mountain Rescue Team was called out on Tuesday to a r...

03 September 2015

Rescuers use smartphone system to find walkers lost in dark near Whernside

Two walkers were rescued after getting lost in the dark while attempting a Three Peaks challenge. The man and woman, both 36, called for help after...

02 September 2015

Five bank holiday weekend rescues keep Keswick team busy

A Lake District rescue team was kept busy over the bank holiday weekend with five callouts to walkers and mountain bikers.

31 August 2015

Dig out your unwanted clothing for Rohan's September Gift Your Gear offer

It’s time to root out that outdoor gear you’re never going to wear again and put it to good use. Retailer Rohan is again taking in unwanted out...

31 August 2015

Elderly pair rescued after getting stuck on Sharp Edge on Blencathra

Two walkers were rescued after getting stuck on a notorious Lake District ridge. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 2.35pm on Sunday...

31 August 2015

Walker with broken leg airlifted after Malham Cove slip

A walker was airlifted from a Yorkshire Dales beauty spot after breaking his leg. The Clapham-based Cave Rescue Organisation was called out about 1...

30 August 2015

Stanage climber suffers broken ankle while bouldering

A climber was rescued after breaking his ankle while bouldering at a Peak District crag. Edale Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 6.45pm on ...

30 August 2015

Curlew's Rescue brew will boost Northumberland rescuers funds in 50th year

Outdoor enthusiasts will be able to raise a glass of a special brew to celebrate the golden anniversary of a mountain rescue team.

30 August 2015

Five shortlisted for annual Boardman Tasker mountain literature prize

Five books have been shortlisted for an international mountain literature award. Judges for the Boardman Tasker Prize for Mountain Literature whitt...

29 August 2015

'Bleary-eyed' Llanberis rescue team has busiest month on record

Britain’s busiest volunteer mountain rescue team has just clocked up its busiest ever month. Llanberis Mountain Rescue Team, whose area includes ...

02 September 2015

Race team urges walkers to hit the hills to see the Lakes Sky Ultra race action

Organisers of the inaugural Lakes Sky Ultra race are encouraging spectators to hit the hills to see competitors tackle the course.

31 August 2015

Dog walker critical after being trampled by cows at Brampton, Cumbria

A woman was airlifted to hospital in a critical condition after being trampled by cows. The Great North Air Ambulance was scrambled about 1.40pm on...

31 August 2015

British Film Institute unearths 1911 footage of Ben Nevis Model T Ford stunt

Britain’s official film charity has unearthed footage of the remarkable journey of a vintage car down the UK’s highest mountain.

31 August 2015

Kinder Scout walker airlifted from hill after breaking ankle

A walker was airlifted from the highest hill in the Peak District after suffering a broken ankle. Kinder Mountain Rescue Team was called out on Sun...

30 August 2015

Woman rescued from Manchester Hole cave in Nidderdale after back injury

A woman was rescued from a North Yorkshire cave after falling and injuring herself. Upper Wharfedale Fell Rescue Association members were called ou...

30 August 2015

'Bring your cowbells' say organisers of gnarly, hardcore Lakes Sky Ultra race

Runners in a new skyrunning event in the Lake District are being promised it will be ‘gnarly, hardcore and awesome’.

30 August 2015

Derbyshire County Council is 'shooting itself in foot' over path team cuts plan

Britain’s oldest national conservation body has accused a council of shooting itself in the foot by cutting back on paths budget.

29 August 2015

Last training session with RAF Sea Kings for Lakeland mountain rescuers

Mountain rescuers in the Lake District are staging their final training day with the military Sea King search and rescue helicopters of the RAF.

29 August 2015

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