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Rescuers turn out to aid Hay Stacks dog that was neither injured nor stuck

A mountain rescue turned out to aid a dog reported to be stuck on a ledge on a Lake District fell. Twenty-nine members of Cockermouth Mountain Resc...

21 April 2015

Injured fellrunner and unwell walker airlifted from Lakeland mountains

A fellrunner was airlifted from a Lake District mountain after falling and injuring his head. The 53-year-old from the Peak District was running on...

20 April 2015

Rescuers find body of missing Ben Nevis walker Kyle Knox

Rescuers have found the body of a walker who went missing more than two weeks ago on Ben Nevis. The crew of a Royal Navy helicopter spotted the bod...

18 April 2015

Dartmoor bosses warn of wildfire risk

A national park authority has warned visitors of the increased risk of wildfires as the weather warms up.

17 April 2015

Missing boxer dog Jax returned to owners after Ben Vane search by mountaineers

A boxer dog that was lost for two days on a Scottish mountain has been found. Jax was left on Ben Vane after his owner was airlifted to hospital wh...

15 April 2015

Rescuers use smartphone technology to find walkers lost above Coniston

Two walkers were rescued from a Lake District mountain after getting lost in low cloud. Coniston Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 6.15pm y...

14 April 2015

Check mountain weather forecasts say rescuers after three callouts in three hours

A rescue team appealed to outdoor enthusiasts to check mountain weather forecasts after its members were called out three times in three hours as severe conditions swept its area.

12 April 2015

John Muir Trust wants to see lynx released back into Scotland

A conservation charity wants to see the lynx reintroduced to the UK and, if this is successful, wolves should also be released into the wild, it said.

10 April 2015

Scouts announce TV adventurer Bear Grylls reappointed as chief

Television adventurer Bear Grylls has been appointed head of the UK’s Scouting movement for a further three years.

09 April 2015

Climber airlifted to hospital after Stanage Edge fall

A climber was airlifted to hospital after falling on a popular Peak District crag. The man, in his 20s, was on a route on Stanage Edge yesterday wh...

21 April 2015

Ogwen Valley rescuers light up Tryfan to celebrate 50th anniversary

A rescue team and its supporters lit up a Snowdonia mountain in a spectacular display to celebrate its 50th anniversary.

19 April 2015

Climber suffers serious injuries in 30ft fall from Cow and Calf Rocks

A climber was rescued after suffering serious injuries in a fall from a West Yorkshire crag. The 23-year-old fell 9m (30ft) from Cow and Calf Rocks...

17 April 2015

Coniston rescuer Lee Harris will scale height of Everest to raise cash for team

A mountain rescuer will climb the height of Everest on his local peak to raise funds for his team. Coniston Mountain Rescue Team member Lee Harris ...

15 April 2015

Three Peaks Challengers urged to register on partnership website

Custodians of Britain’s three highest national peaks are encouraging challenge participants to use an online piece of kit to make their ascents safer and less damaging.

14 April 2015

Plea to Ben Vane walkers to look out for dog after injured owner winched from peak

Rescuers are asking walkers to be on the lookout for a missing dog after its owner had to be stretchered from a mountain.

12 April 2015

Walker suffers head injury in 50ft fall on Glenridding Dodd

A woman was airlifted to hospital after injuring her head in a fall on a Lakeland fell. The 23-year-old fell about 15m (50ft) on loose ground while...

12 April 2015

Mountain rescuers take to Ullswater in boat after reports of aircraft crash

A mountain rescue team launched its specialist rescue boat after reports a light aircraft had crashed into a Cumbrian lake.

10 April 2015

Mountain biker airlifted to hospital after crash on route above Ullswater

A mountain biker was airlifted to hospital after injuring his head and back when he fell from his machine in the Lake District.

09 April 2015

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