Galloway rescue team backs young adventurers' Five Peaks cancer challenge

A Scottish mountain rescue team is supporting two young adventurers in their quest to raise cash for cancer research.

20 March 2015

Cleveland rescue team appeals for information on member's missing pack UPDATED

A mountain rescue team is appealing to walkers and outdoor enthusiasts to be on the lookout for a lost rucksack containing a member’s gear.

19 March 2015

Friends of Lake District 'still interested' in deal for Stickle Tarn

A conservation charity has revealed it was one of the unsuccessful bidders for Stickle Tarn, which was put up for sale by Lake District bosses.

18 March 2015

Third Ben Lomond rescue as walkers get stuck hours after warning issued

A group of walkers was rescued in a seven-hour operation after getting stuck in winter conditions on a ridge where a man died at the weekend.

18 March 2015

Lake District sells two properties, but keeps Stickle Tarn – for now

A Lake District beauty spot will remain in public hands for the time being after national park bosses failed to find a suitable buyer.

16 March 2015

Walker stretchered from Kinder Scout after slip leads to ankle injury

A walker suffered a suspected broken ankle on a Peak District hill. Edale and Buxton Mountain Rescue Teams were called out shortly after 1.30pm whe...

14 March 2015

Campaigners call for inquiry into North York Moors plan for world's biggest potash mine

A charity is calling for a public inquiry into plans for a giant potash mine in the North York Moors.

12 March 2015

Walker rescued after slip leads to ankle injury above Haweswater

A walker was rescued after slipping and injuring her ankle on a Lake District fell. Penrith Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 4.50pm yester...

11 March 2015

National parks 'at crossroads' as campaigners call for halt to cuts

Campaigners have called for an end to cuts in national park budgets as the UK general election approaches.

10 March 2015

Climber with injured ankle winched from Dow Crag after fall

A climber was airlifted from a Lake District mountain after injuring her ankle in a fall. The woman was descending Dow Crag yesterday when she fell...

19 March 2015

Scots Government unveils plans for 30 new long-distance trails

The Scottish Government has announced ambitious plans to add 30 new long-distance routes to its network of trails in a bid to equal the best in Europe.

19 March 2015

Hillwalkers urged to take care as police reveal second death, on Cruach Ardrain

Police in the Highlands have urged hillwalkers to be properly prepared after revealing that a second walker died on the mountains over the weekend.

18 March 2015

Rescuers' winter warning after walker dies in 1,000ft fall from Ben Lomond

A walker has died after falling 1,000ft from a Scottish mountain. The man fell about 300m from the Ptarmigan ridge on Ben Lomond on Sunday after sl...

17 March 2015

Campaigners launch three-pronged attack to try to save England's green spaces

Britain’s oldest national conservation organisation has launched a three-pronged campaign to help save England’s green spaces.

16 March 2015

Scots mountains still in the grip of winter, despite onset of spring, says expert

Outdoor fans tempted to head for the Scottish mountains are being warned that, although spring may have sprung in the valleys, the hills are still in the grip of winter.

13 March 2015

Peak District brewery marks right-to-roam 10th anniversary with new beer

Outdoor enthusiasts will be able to raise a glass to the 10th anniversary of open access with a new beer brewed in the Peak District.

11 March 2015

Attacks on sheep prompt warning to Peak District dog walkers

Dog walkers in the Peak District are being urged to keep their pets on a lead after attacks on sheep.

10 March 2015

Orienteer airlifted from Claife Heights after leg injury

A woman taking part in an orienteering event in the Lake District had to be rescued when she fell and injured her leg.

10 March 2015


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