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Check weather, say rescuers, after Snowdon pair get stuck in snow

Rescuers urged walkers to check weather reports before heading for the mountains after two people got stuck in snow on Wales’s highest mountain.

12 January 2016

Calder Valley rescuers boost flood-gear funds with Spine Challenge effort

A rescue team’s funds were boosted by more than £1,000 by the efforts of four of its members who tackled a gruelling Pennine challenge.

12 January 2016

Pair winched from Glyder Fach after getting stuck on Bristly Ridge

Rescuers have released footage of a dramatic rescue of two men who got stuck on a Snowdonia mountain in wintry conditions.

11 January 2016

Yorkshire Dales extension moves a step closer as no objections received

The extension of an English national park has come a step closer with the announcement that there have been no objections to the proposal.

11 January 2016

Tom Hollins wins the Montane Spine Challenger after battling overnight snow

Ultrarunner Tom Hollins has won a gruelling race along the Pennine Way after contending with heavy rain, freezing temperatures and overnight snow.

10 January 2016

Praise from Julia Bradbury as Peak District scheme scoops volunteering award

A rehabilitation scheme that offers work experience in a national park has scooped an award. Fit for Work helps people improve their employment and...

08 January 2016

Outdoor festival set to return to Peebles after success of inaugural event

An outdoors festival will return to a Scottish Borders town after the success of the inaugural event.

07 January 2016

Coniston rescuers reveal 2015 was busiest in team's 69-year history

Another Cumbrian rescue team has revealed it had a record-breaking year for callouts. Coniston Mountain Rescue Team dealt with 66 incidents in 2015...

07 January 2016

Record year for Kendal rescue team as callouts reach new high

A Cumbrian rescue team saw its callouts rise to a new high last year. Kendal Mountain Search and Rescue Team responded to 73 alerts in 2015, an inc...

06 January 2016

Jobs will go as National Trust for Scotland announces major restructure

Scotland’s largest conservation charity has announced plans for a major reorganisation, decentralising decision making and its simplifying management structure.

12 January 2016

Lost Ben Lomond pair were 'not equipped' for winter munro walking

Two walkers who got lost in the dark on Scotland’s southernmost munro in winter conditions were fortunate to escape without injury, rescuers said.

11 January 2016

Royal Navy helicopter heroes plan final fly-past over mountain rescue scenes

Royal Navy search and rescue helicopter crew members will make a final fly-past of some of the scenes of their most daring operations this week.

11 January 2016

Two callouts for rescuers to injured and lost Bleaklow walkers

Three teams took part in the rescue of injured and lost walkers on the Peak District’s second highest hill in two separate incidents.

10 January 2016

Runners in The Spine Race face a night in driving rain on Yorkshire moors

The event dubbed Britain’s most brutal race is underway, with competitors currently having to cope with driving rain as they negotiate the Yorkshire moors in the dark.

09 January 2016

Two climbers rescued from Cairn Gorm Northern Corries in 60mph winds

Two climbers were brought to safety after being caught out in extreme weather in the Cairngorms. Rescuers said the fact two women were well equippe...

08 January 2016

Missing man Terence Kilbride found safe and well in Aberdeen

An outdoors enthusiast missing in Aberdeenshire has been found safe and well. Police thanked the public for its overwhelming response after Terence...

07 January 2016

Blencathra pair 'very lucky' after 65ft fall on Sharp Edge

Two walkers who fell from a Lake District mountain were described as very lucky by rescuers. One of the men fell 20m (65ft) from Sharp Edge on Blen...

06 January 2016

Police follow up possible sightings of missing camper Terence Kilbride

Police searching for a missing man say they have received several potential sightings by members of the public.

06 January 2016

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