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Praise for Beacons Duke of Edinburgh's Award group after girl collapses

Rescuers have praised a group on a Duke of Edinburgh’s Award expedition after one of their team collapsed.

22 July 2015

Glen Coe Skyline runners warned of 'death risk' on course up Curved Ridge

Top mountain runners are among the entrants in a race over exposed mountain ridges in the Scottish Highlands.

16 July 2015

Leo Houlding faces race as illness and weather delay Mirror Wall climb

Leo Houlding and his team face a race against time to complete a challenging Arctic climb after bad weather and illness delayed the ascent.

20 July 2015

New searches fail to find missing walkers Tom Brown and Eric Cyl

Rescuers have this weekend continued the search for two missing walkers in the Highlands. Lochaber Mountain Rescue Team was helped by members of th...

19 July 2015

Open Spaces Society celebrates 150 years of access 'battle honours'

Britain’s oldest national conservation organisation has produced a list of more than 100 ‘battle honours’ as it prepares to mark its 150th anniversary.

18 July 2015

Two teams rescue dog stuck down north Wales mineshaft

Mountain rescuers came to the aid of a dog owner after her animal found itself in a hole. A woman and her teenage son were walking their jack russe...

17 July 2015

Cleveland rescue team to hold recruitment day in search for new members

A mountain rescue team is on the lookout for new members. Cleveland Mountain Rescue Team will hold a recruitment evening next Wednesday for potenti...

15 July 2015

New group Rewilding Britain wants to see wolves and bison back in country

A new charity has been formed to promote the reintroduction of wild species into the countryside. Rewilding Britain wants to see animals such as be...

14 July 2015

Widow speaks out after coroner says neglect led to Army Brecon Beacons deaths

The widow of one of the three reservist servicemen who died during a special forces proving exercise in the Brecon Beacons has challenged the Ministry of Defence to change its procedures.

14 July 2015

TV presenter Chris Packham backs new Rewilding Britain group

Television presenter and wildlife expert Chris Packham has thrown his weight behind a new campaign group that wants to see lynx, bison, beavers and even wolves reintroduced into Britain.

22 July 2015

Duddon Valley walker rescued after breaking leg

A walker was rescued after suffering a suspected broken leg on a Cumbrian fell. The man was walking on the path between Grassguards and Fickle Crag...

22 July 2015

Aira Force walker rescued after injuring leg

A walker was rescued after suffering a leg injury when she slipped at a Lake District beauty spot. The 48-year-old was at Aira Force today when the...

20 July 2015

Investment needed to help maintain wildlife havens, national parks say

Investment is needed if England’s national parks are to continue providing a haven for wildlife and rare plants, a body representing the parks’ authorities said.

20 July 2015

Lake District climber suffers spinal injuries in 30ft fall from Goat Crags

A climber was airlifted to hospital after suffering spinal injuries in a 30ft fall on a Lake District crag.

17 July 2015

Yorkshire Dales staff tackle Three Peaks in fundraiser for Three Peaks

Staff from a national park raised more than £3,000 for the upkeep of footpaths on a challenge route – by completing the walk itself.

16 July 2015

Walker airlifted from Great Gable after breaking ankle

A walker was airlifted from Great Gable after breaking her ankle. The woman, from East Yorkshire, was walking with her partner on the mountain when...

15 July 2015

Injured walker rescued from remote Northumberland hillside

An injured walker was rescued from remote moorland in the Northumberland national park. Volunteers from the North of Tyne and the Northumberland Na...

14 July 2015

Mammut staff mark Matterhorn ascent's 150th anniversary with Peak climb

A Swiss outdoor brand’s British staff have recreated the ascent of one of the world’s best known mountains to mark the 150th anniversary of its first being climbed.

14 July 2015

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