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Woman airlifted from Grizedale Forest after cycle crash

A cyclist was airlifted from a Lake District forest after she injured herself in a crash. Coniston Mountain Rescue Team was called out at 1.20pm to...

17 August 2015

Keswick team's seven-hour callout to camper with broken leg and injured walker

A Lake District rescue team was in action for seven hours dealing with two incidents at opposite ends of its area.

16 August 2015

Grizedale Forest walker rescued after injuring ankle in fall

A walker was rescued after she fell and injured her ankle in Grizedale Forest. Coniston Mountain Rescue Team was called out at 2pm yesterday, Satur...

16 August 2015

Yorkshire Dales walker airlifted after fall above Kettlewell

A walker was airlifted to hospital after falling on steep ground in the Yorkshire Dales. The 47-year-old woman was walking above the village of Ket...

15 August 2015

Minister Aileen McLeod launches scheme to boost eagle numbers in Borders

Up to a dozen golden eagles could grace the skies of southern Scotland, a minister said. The Scottish Government’s environment minister Aileen Mc...

15 August 2015

Walkers urged to step out on Saturday to highlight national park cuts

Hundreds of walkers are expected to step out on Saturday to highlight the effects of Government cuts on England’s national parks.

14 August 2015

Peak District bosses sell off a dozen woodland sites as budgets tighten

A national park has announced plans to sell off 12 of its woodlands. The Peak District National Park Authority said six will be put on the market i...

13 August 2015

Adventurer Bear Grylls joins Aberglaslyn rescuers to open new base

Adventurer and television presenter Bear Grylls has opened a rescue team’s new headquarters. The Everest summiteer joined Aberglaslyn Mountain Re...

13 August 2015

Police say missing Cuillin walker Thierry Coffie has been found

A walker missing in the Cuillin range on the Isle of Skye has been found. Police Scotland said that French visitor Thierry Coffie was traced on Wed...

13 August 2015

Lake District bosses urge outdoor fans to stay safe when wild swimming

National park bosses are urging outdoor fans to stay safe when splashing out in the area’s lakes, rivers and tarns.

17 August 2015

Holme Valley team seeks South Pennines walkers for Rescue Ramble

A mountain rescue team is searching for walkers willing to hit the hills to help it fund its activities.

16 August 2015

Helvellyn walker airlifted to hospital after leg injury in Swirral Edge slip

Rescuers were called to a mountain ridge for the second time in three days to deal with an injured walker.

15 August 2015

Scotland to gain new Great Trossachs nature reserve, but lose six others

Scotland will gain one new national nature reserve, but lose six, the Government’s advisory body has decided.

15 August 2015

AgustaWestland rescue helicopters go into service as Lydd base opens

A new civilian search and rescue helicopter base has begun operations in south-east England. The Bristow-operated AgustaWestland AW139 helicopters ...

14 August 2015

Quadriplegic Will Clark will tackle triathlon to raise cash for air ambulance

A man who was paralysed from the neck down in a cycling accident will take part in a gruelling triathlon to raise funds for charity whose helicopter flew him to hospital.

14 August 2015

Free audio files will guide walkers in Peak District and South Pennines

Walkers heading out to the Peak District and South Pennines can now take their own personal guide. Four audio trails can be downloaded to provide a...

13 August 2015

Teen rescued from High Spy after suffering knee injury during challenge

A teenager was rescued from a Lake District fell after injuring his knee. The 16-year-old, who was taking part in a youth challenge event, damaged ...

13 August 2015

Christopher Reddick named as walker who died in Grey Corries

Police have named the walker whose body was found in the Grey Corries in Lochaber. Christopher Reddick of Ascot in Berkshire failed to return from ...

12 August 2015

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