'Calamitous' conditions may lead to curtailed grouse-shooting season

Moorland landowners said this year’s grouse shooting season has been hit by what it calls ‘calamitous’ conditions.

11 August 2015

Group of 16 walkers rescued from Bleaklow after torch batteries run out

Rescuers were called out twice to the Peak District’s second-highest hill when walkers got lost. Glossop Mountain Rescue Team was alerted about 1...

11 August 2015

Mountain rescue team friends will open restaurant 2,000ft up on Lakeland fells

Outdoor fans will be able to use a new cafe, more than 2,000ft up in the Lake District fells. But walkers and mountain bikers will have to be quick...

10 August 2015

Second Ben Nevis walker dies in fall from Carn Mòr Dearg Arête

A second walker has died after falling from a ridge on Britain’s highest mountain. The man, in his 50s and from the Aboyne area, was with two oth...

09 August 2015

Body of missing walker Ian Bell found on slopes of Ben Nevis

The body of a missing hillwalker has been found on the slopes of Britain’s highest mountain. Ian Bell failed to return from a walk on Carn Mòr D...

08 August 2015

Bear Grylls will open Aberglaslyn rescue team's new base in Porthmadog

A world-famous adventurer is due to become an honorary member of a mountain rescue team after opening its new base today.

07 August 2015

Exhausted Pennine Way walker rescued after 28-mile leg

An exhausted walker on the Pennine Way was rescued after becoming dehydrated and distressed. North of Tyne Mountain Rescue Team was called out abou...

05 August 2015

Dartmoor Ashburton rescue team overwhelmed as appeal tops £34,000

A team of rescuers said it is overwhelmed by the generous response to its appeal for cash for a new vehicle.

04 August 2015

Environment minister Rory Stewart says national parks are 'soul of Britain'

Conservative junior minister and adventurer Rory Stewart said national parks are the ‘soul of Britain’.

04 August 2015

Coniston mountain rescuers called out to injured and lost mountain bikers

Rescuers went to the aid of two mountain bikers in separate incidents in the Lake District. Coniston Mountain Rescue Team was called out on Saturda...

11 August 2015

Body of third Lochaber walker found after search in Grey Corries

The body of a missing hillwalker has been found in the Highlands. The discovery brought the death toll of walkers in Lochaber in the past week to t...

10 August 2015

Walker suffers serious injuries in fall at Harcastle Crags, Hebden Bridge

A walker was rescued after suffering serious injuries in a fall at a Pennine beauty spot. Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team was called out on Su...

09 August 2015

Spaniel Woody rescued after fallling 600ft from Pen y Fan

A dog was rescued after surviving a 600ft fall from south Wales’s highest mountain. Spaniel Woody leapt from the summit of Pen y Fan in pursuit o...

09 August 2015

Mountaineers set to begin second stage of Ben Nevis North Face survey

Mountaineers will join geologists and botanists in a second survey of the UK’s highest mountain. Climbers are asked to be aware that members of t...

06 August 2015

Walker seriously injured in 300ft fall from Blencathra

A walker was seriously injured in a fall from a Lake District fell. The 70-year-old, from Germany, was seen to fall by another walker who phoned po...

05 August 2015

Police name hospital doctor George Ballard as cyclist who died at Dibble's Bridge

Police have named the cyclist who died in an accident in the Yorkshire Dales. George Ballard, 41, of Ilkley in West Yorkshire, fell from Dibble’s...

05 August 2015

Northumberland mountain rescuers plan events to mark 50th anniversary

A mountain rescue team formed in response to the death of two shepherds in a blizzard will celebrate its 50th anniversary this year.

04 August 2015

Lottery grant boosts south Wales rescue teams' medical training

Mountain rescuers in south Wales have received a boost to their medical training thanks to a lottery grant.

03 August 2015


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