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Workers walk hundreds of miles to complete Skye footpath repairs

Workers on a remote Hebridean site have walked hundreds of miles during a four-month project to repair a footpath.

29 March 2016

Cairn Gorm climber dies after falling 600ft in Coire an t-Sneachda

A climber has died after falling almost 600ft from the top of a climb on Cairn Gorm. The 32-year-old man was exiting the cornice of the route on Al...

28 March 2016

Four teams and a helicopter to the rescue after two dogs fall off Pen y Fan

Rescuers were called out to south Wales’s highest mountain after reports that two dogs had fallen down a steep face.

27 March 2016

Injured teen rescued after falling into How Stean Gorge

Rescuers were called out to a North Yorkshire beauty spot in the early hours of Good Friday after reports that a teenager had fallen into a ravine.

25 March 2016

Kayaker Jason Chung Wai-Ho's family informed after body found on Rùm

A body has been found on the Isle of Rùm. Police said they recovered the man’s body from the shore of the island after being alerted by a member...

25 March 2016

Ben Nevis couple's families thank rescuers and climbers as identities of bodies confirmed

The families of Rachel Slater and Tim Newton have thanked rescuers and the wider climbing community after it was formally confirmed the bodies found on Ben Nevis were those of the Bradford couple.

24 March 2016

Bodies of man and woman found on Ben Nevis

The bodies of a man and woman have been found on Ben Nevis. Police said formal identification is taking place and the families of missing climbers ...

23 March 2016

Walker interviewed by police after Helvellyn rescue

Rescuers said a walker was interviewed by police after being stretchered from a Lake District fell. Two teams were alerted after reports of an inju...

23 March 2016

Criminals target Great North Air Ambulance charity in burglary

Thieves have hit a charity whose helicopters regularly rescue stricken outdoor enthusiasts. Burglars broke into the headquarters of the Great North...

22 March 2016

Lottery cash gives £2.8m boost to North York Moors ironstone heritage project

A lottery grant will enable a major project to go ahead to protect a unique part of a national park landscape.

28 March 2016

Teens rescued from Dartmoor after getting lost in dark during Storm Katie

A rescue team had to carry out emergency aid on one of its vehicles when it broke down after finding a group of teenagers lost on Dartmoor.

28 March 2016

Woman dies after falling from Tryfan scrambling route

A woman has died after falling from a scrambling route on a Snowdonia mountain. The walker, in her early 50s and from the Stockport area, was comin...

26 March 2016

Osprey caught on camera returning to Glaslyn after migrating thousands of miles

A migrant has been welcomed by locals in north Wales after making a journey of thousands of miles. Osprey Mrs G flew into her adopted home on the f...

25 March 2016

Renewed appeal to walkers as search for Cairngorms walker Jim Robertson resumes

Police say a search for a hillwalker who has not been seen for three weeks will continue. They renewed their appeal to walkers and climbers in the ...

24 March 2016

Identity of Ben Nevis bodies 'likely to be confirmed as Rachel Slater and Tim Newton'

Rescuers said they expect the identity of two bodies found yesterday on Ben Nevis to be confirmed as Rachel Slater and Tim Newton.

24 March 2016

Children at heart of Government plans to boost England's national parks

The Westminster Government has announced plans to boost the number of children visiting England’s national parks.

23 March 2016

'Senseless' vandalism of Snowdon digger will delay path repairs

A ‘senseless’ attack on a national park’s digger will cost thousands of pounds and delay repairs to one of its most popular paths.

22 March 2016

Ingleborough Mend our Mountains scheme on track with early crowdfunding pledges

An appeal to raise cash to repair a heavily used path on the Yorkshire Three Peaks route is more than a fifth of the way to its target after only eight days.

21 March 2016

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