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Cave rescuers called to check suspected North Yorkshire mineshaft

Rescuers were called to look into a hole that appeared on the Yorkshire-Lancashire boundary. Members of the Clapham-based Cave Rescue Organisation ...

01 February 2015

Schoolgirl caver airlfted after hip locks in Long Churn Cave

A schoolgirl was airlifted to hospital after suffering a painful locked hip joint while on a caving trip in the Yorkshire Dales.

01 February 2015

Motorsport legend John Surtees's donation aids air ambulance blood project

A former motor-racing champion has come to the aid of a scheme that could save the lives of injured climbers and walkers.

31 January 2015

Lake District rescuers urge winter hillgoers to be prepared following two deaths

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.

29 January 2015

Scots minister calls for fracking halt as Westminster commits to ban in national parks

The Westminster Government has said it is committed to an outright ban on the controversial fracking of gas and oil in national parks.

28 January 2015

Rescuers return to their beds as lost Kinder Scout walker finds his way

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.

28 January 2015

Bonington's Old Man of Hoy ascent to air on BBC's The One Show tonight

A television feature showing mountaineer Sir Chris Bonington’s climb of the Old Man of Hoy is due to air this evening.

26 January 2015

Walker Lynda Teall thanks rescuers and air ambulance crew after Lakeland fall

A walker who was airlifted to hospital after badly breaking her ankle on a Lake District fell has thanked her rescuers.

25 January 2015

Camping pods may figure in £60,000 upgrade to North Lees site near Stanage

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...

24 January 2015

Ben Carter takes over as leader of Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team

A rescue team covering the South Pennines has a new leader. Ben Carter has taken the reins of the Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team, based in My...

01 February 2015

Climber dies after pair avalanched in Liathach corrie

A climber has died after being avalanched on a mountain in Torridon in the north-west Highlands. The man was with another, winter climbing on Liath...

01 February 2015

New guide launched for winter climbers heading for the Lake District

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.

29 January 2015

Rookie search dog Rauour's vital discovery of unconscious woman in Borders forest

A rookie search dog and his handler helped save the life of a woman who had gone missing in the Scottish Borders.

29 January 2015

Kim Collison and Adam Perry triumph in gruelling Marmot Dark Mountains marathon

A pair of ultrarunners who finished neck and neck in a 60-mile race last year picked up another winners’ trophy at the weekend.

28 January 2015

New YouTube footage released of Sir Chris Bonington's Hoy ascent

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.

27 January 2015

Injured walker stretchered from Scafell Pike route after fall

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...

26 January 2015

A thrilled Terry Abraham sets sights on Blencathra after Scafell Pike BBC broadcast

Film-maker Terry Abraham has revealed he will turn his attention to another Lakeland fell for a documentary project.

25 January 2015

Two winter climbers injured in separate falls on Helvellyn range

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...

24 January 2015

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