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Rescuer theft victim 'overwhelmed' as public gives £700 for new gear

An appeal for cash to replace a mountain rescue volunteer’s gear stolen in a raid has surpassed its target.

06 June 2014

Order of St John provides new Land Rover for Assynt mountain rescuers

An ancient chivalric charity provided a replacement vehicle for a team of Highland mountain rescuers.

03 June 2014

Passing doctor helps save life of heart-attack walker on Kinder Scout

A walker suffering a heart attack on the Peak District’s highest hill was saved by a passing cardiologist and air ambulance paramedics.

03 June 2014

Walker, 81, continues to Barf summit after rescue from crag

An octogenarian walker continued to the summit of a Lakeland fell after being rescued when she got stuck on steep ground.

02 June 2014

Mystery for police after camping gear abandoned in wood near Gateshead

Police are appealing for help after the discovery of a tent and camping gear in woods near Gateshead.

02 June 2014

Walkers praised for trying to help injured woman from Sty Head path

Walkers were praised for trying to carry an injured woman from a Lake District fell. The group eventually had to call out rescuers after night fell...

01 June 2014

Rescuers searching for missing walker Richard Hayne find body on Helvellyn

Rescuers searching for a missing walker have found a body. The discovery on the Helvellyn range followed a major search after 61-year-old Richard H...

01 June 2014

Air ambulance lifts walker from Great Gable after head injury

A walker was airlifted from Great Gable after suffering head injuries in a fall. The Great North Air Ambulance was scrambled to go to the aid of th...

31 May 2014

Police plea to paddlers after River Tees kayak find sparks search

Police have appealed to paddlers to let them know if they have to abandon their kayaks. The plea came after the discovery of two kayaks this mornin...

30 May 2014

Ramblers' footpath volunteers' work saves councils £1m

Volunteers from Britain’s biggest walking charity contributed almost £1m-worth of work fixing footpaths last year.

05 June 2014

Western Beacons rescuers will carry stretcher 50km to mark anniversary

Volunteer mountain rescuers will carry a stretcher across a 50km route in the Brecon Beacons this weekend to mark their team’s half-century.

03 June 2014

It's summer in Fort William, but still winter on Ben Nevis, experts warn

Walkers heading for Britain’s highest mountain are being warned to expect snow, despite the onset of summer.

03 June 2014

Lake District will host inaugural 24-hour mountain marathon

A mountain marathon with a different slant will take place in the Lake District this summer. The first Marmot24 will see runners tested non-stop ov...

02 June 2014

Injured Thornthwaite Beacon walker airlifted as wife meets 'handsome men'

A walker was airlifted from a Lakeland fell after injuring himself when he fell 65ft. The 72-year-old, from Somerset, was with his wife between Thr...

01 June 2014

Rescue team launches fundraising page to replace member's stolen gear

A rescue team has launched a fundraising appeal to help one of its members who had £600 of gear stolen.

01 June 2014

'Daring acrobatics' as stuck scrambler winched from Snowdonia crag

An experienced walker and climber had to be rescued after he got stuck on a route in Snowdonia. The 65-year-old from Manchester was tackling a scra...

31 May 2014

Helm Crag ascent by Alan Hinkes tops Wainwright Society fundraiser

The only Briton to summit the world’s 14 highest mountains admitted he has yet to complete the ascent of the Lake District’s Wainwrights.

30 May 2014

Calder Valley rescuers' plea after £600-worth of gear stolen from volunteer

A rescue team is appealing for the public’s help after gear worth £600 was stolen from one of its volunteer members.

30 May 2014

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