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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

Yorkshire Dales cyclist dies after falling 50ft from Dibble's Bridge

A cyclist has died after falling 50ft from a bridge in the Yorkshire Dales. Upper Wharfedale Fell Rescue Association members were called out about ...

02 August 2015

Northern Traverse runners will race across Wainwright's Coast to Coast route

We’re not sure Alfred would have approved, in fact we’re pretty sure it would have brought a frown to the brow of the opinionated fellwalker.

01 August 2015

Border rescuers win nationwide Rural Champions Award

A rescue team has topped a poll to take the honours in a UK-wide competition. Border Search and Rescue Unit won the Rural Community Champions award...

31 July 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

Profits from Cicerone Nepal trekking book will help earthquake survivors

Profits from a new guidebook to trekking in Nepal will go to help charities in the Himalayan country dealing with the aftermath of the recent earthquakes.

02 August 2015

Lost Glenridding walkers brought to safety after being chased by sheep

Two walkers were rescued after getting lost in the dark when they were chased by a pair of sheep. The men were found about 200m from where they had...

02 August 2015

John Muir Trust urges council to object to Creag Riabhach windfarm in Sutherland

A conservation charity is urging councillors to reject a bid to build a 22-turbine windfarm on a remote hillside in Sutherland.

31 July 2015

Show park and ride scheme means two-day closure of Monsal Trail section

National park bosses are warning walkers and cyclists that a popular trail will close on two days as a major show takes place nearby.

31 July 2015

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