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Mountain rescuers called out after man gets stuck under Aira Force bridge

A rescue team was called out to aid a man who had got stuck at a Lake District beauty spot. Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team was alerted about 11.55...

17 October 2015

Volunteers clear half a ton of litter from Ben Nevis, Scafell Pike and Snowdon

Public-spirited volunteers removed more than half a ton of rubbish from Britain’s three national peaks.

14 October 2015

Injured Lakeland walker winched from Brown Hills

A walker was airlifted from a Lakeland fell after slipping and injuring her ankle. Two helicopters flew to the scene on Brown Hills near Glencoyne ...

13 October 2015

Police appeal after Inverness rescue helicopter targeted with laser

Police have warned the public of the potential catastrophic consequences of shining lasers at aircraft after a search and rescue helicopter was targeted.

13 October 2015

Calder Valley rescue team welcomes new 10-week-old recruit Wynn

A rescue team’s new recruit is starting training, at the tender age of 10 weeks. Border collie bitch Wynn will begin her programme to join the Ca...

12 October 2015

Trust marks locals' open-space victory in Battle of Berkhamsted Common

As battles go, it’s less well known than Hastings or Bosworth, but a night-time raid to save the people’s right to use an open space is being celebrated by the National Trust.

11 October 2015

Rescuers warn against venturing on to Mam Tor face after walker gets stuck

Rescuers warned hillgoers against tackling the face of a Peak District hill after a man got stuck. Edale Mountain Rescue Team said the face of Mam ...

10 October 2015

Searches continue for missing Glen Coe walker Robin Garton

Rescuers are continuing the search for a walker who has gone missing in Glen Coe. Search dogs and police officers are joining members of Glencoe Mo...

10 October 2015

Scott and Bonington will join inaugural Mountain Arts Festival at Rheged

Artists will gather in Cumbria for a festival devoted to mountains. The inaugural Mountain Arts Festival will be held at the Rheged Centre near Pen...

10 October 2015

Campaigners frustrated at 'pathetic' two-year Lakes and Dales decision delay

Campaigners say they are frustrated by Government delays on a proposed extension of two national parks in the North of England.

15 October 2015

Lord Lieutenant hands Queen's award to bothies association chairman

The head of the organisation that cares for Britain’s mountain shelters received a royal accolade on behalf of the charity.

14 October 2015

Two teams in eight-hour rescue of injured walker on Northumberland fell

Members of two rescue teams had to carry an injured walker almost two miles during an operation lasting eight hours.

13 October 2015

Werneth Low walker injured after colliding with dog

A woman was rescued after being injured on a Greater Manchester hill. The 47-year-old woman injured her leg when she collided with a dog while walk...

13 October 2015

Lakeland walker finds man's body at base of crag in Far Easedale

A walker heading for a Lake District scrambling route discovered a man’s body at the base of a crag.

12 October 2015

Sir Chris Bonington backs bid to win cash for path work on 'magical' Suilven

Mountaineering elder statesman Sir Chris Bonington is urging outdoor fans to vote for a ‘magical’ Highlands mountain in a bid for conservation cash.

11 October 2015

Pair rescued after getting stuck on Lakeland fell Barf

Mountain rescuers were called out to one of their area’s incident blackspots after two walkers got stuck on steep ground.

10 October 2015

Rangers lead walks to Peak District plane wrecks and hidden 'letterboxes'

National park rangers are offering the public the chance to walk with them to discover aircraft wrecks on the Peak District’s highest hill.

10 October 2015

Police renew appeal after Buttertubs Pass cyclist dies in hospital

A cyclist who was found with serious injuries on a Yorkshire Dales pass has died. The man, in his 50s, was found on Sunday on the Buttertubs Pass b...

08 October 2015

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