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Curlew's Rescue brew will boost Northumberland rescuers funds in 50th year

Outdoor enthusiasts will be able to raise a glass of a special brew to celebrate the golden anniversary of a mountain rescue team.

30 August 2015

Five shortlisted for annual Boardman Tasker mountain literature prize

Five books have been shortlisted for an international mountain literature award. Judges for the Boardman Tasker Prize for Mountain Literature whitt...

29 August 2015

Yorkshire Three Peaks walker rescued after slip leads to ankle injury

A walker tackling a challenge route was rescued after injuring herself when she slipped. The Clapham-based Cave Rescue Organisation was called out ...

29 August 2015

Lost pair rescued from Kinder Scout after walking for 13 hours

Two walkers were rescued from the Peak District’s highest hill after getting lost in the dark. The man and woman, in their mid-20s, were found un...

27 August 2015

Queen's Highland stable among 100 bothies available to outdoor fans

Did you know you can stay in one of the Queen’s properties, free of charge? It’s hardly palatial, but the Gelder Shiel Stable on the Balmoral E...

26 August 2015

Scafell Pike rescue stretcher box contents found strewn across mountainside

Vital lifesaving equipment was left strewn across the slopes of England’s highest mountain after a mountain rescue stretcher box was emptied.

26 August 2015

Walker suffers serious injuries in 60ft Scafell Pike fall

A walker suffered serious injuries when he fell more than 60ft from a route on England’s highest mountain.

25 August 2015

Labrador Archie survives 150ft fall from Sharp Edge with only minor cuts

A dog escaped serious injury after falling 150ft (46m) from a Lake District ridge. Rescuers said the black labrador, Archie, had a lucky escape whe...

24 August 2015

Four lost walkers rescued from Brecon Beacons as storm approaches

A group of four walkers was rescued from the Brecon Beacons after getting lost. A police helicopter airlifted two of them from the hillside as stor...

24 August 2015

Derbyshire County Council is 'shooting itself in foot' over path team cuts plan

Britain’s oldest national conservation body has accused a council of shooting itself in the foot by cutting back on paths budget.

29 August 2015

Last training session with RAF Sea Kings for Lakeland mountain rescuers

Mountain rescuers in the Lake District are staging their final training day with the military Sea King search and rescue helicopters of the RAF.

29 August 2015

Three teams in rescue of injured Brecon Beacons walker at Henrhyd Falls

A walker was rescued after injuring himself at a Brecon Beacons beauty spot. Members of three teams were called out to Henrhyd Falls, near Coelbren...

27 August 2015

Two walkers injured after being trampled by cows in separate incidents

A walker was airlifted to hospital after suffering serious injuries when he was trampled by cows and another was also hospitalised after a separate incident involving cattle.

27 August 2015

Footpath worker uncovers Bronze Age cremation urn at The Roaches

A worker maintaining a footpath near a popular climbing crag discovered a Bronze Age pot containing human remains.

26 August 2015

Walkers set to record Google Street View images of Cleveland Way

Walkers will pound a national trail to bring armchair outdoors fans a view of the countryside. A team will traverse the Cleveland Way, equipped wit...

25 August 2015

South Pennines walker suffers broken leg in fall near reservoir at Denholme

A walker was rescued after falling down steep banking near a South Pennines reservoir. Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team was called out at 5pm o...

25 August 2015

Film-maker Terry Abraham to speak at Friends of Lake District lecture

Film-maker Terry Abraham will speak at the annual lecture of a Lakeland conservation group. The self-taught cinematographer will deliver his talk a...

24 August 2015

Rescue radio among gear stolen in break-in at Rossendale team member's home

A mountain rescue team member had his specialised equipment and team radio stolen after a break-in at his house.

23 August 2015

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