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Buttermere walker rescued after injuring back in 10ft fall

A walker was rescued after injuring her back when she fell 10ft on a lakeside path. The 65-year-old from Leeds in West Yorkshire was walking on the...

15 July 2016

Teen rescued after falling from climbing route in Heptonstall Quarry

A climber was rescued from a West Yorkshire quarry after falling and injuring his head. The 17-year-old was on a route at Heptonstall Quarry near H...

14 July 2016

Lakeland charity invites outdoor fans to dawn event to mark enlarged national park

A campaigning charity is inviting outdoor enthusiasts to join it to celebrate a new dawn for a national park.

14 July 2016

Walker stretchered from Lake District fell after breaking ankle in Stile End slip

A walker was stretchered from a Lake District fell after breaking her ankle when she slipped on wet turf.

13 July 2016

Pennine Way walker rescued after breaking ankle 15 days into trail

A walker who spent 15 days on the Pennine Way had to be rescued almost within sight of his goal after injuring himself.

11 July 2016

Man airlifted after falling while scrambling at Brimham Rocks

A man was airlifted from a North Yorkshire beauty spot after he fell while scrambling. The Grassington-based Upper Wharfedale Fell Rescue Associati...

09 July 2016

Search dog helps rescuers find lost Kinder Scout walkers in four-hour operation

A pair of walkers were rescued from the Peak District’s highest hill after getting lost. The couple called for help after becoming disoriented on...

07 July 2016

YHA relaxes rules to allow visitors to bring dogs in camping and cabin areas

A hostel provider has relaxed its rules, to allow dogs in its camping areas and cabins. YHA England and Wales said dogs are now welcome with visito...

06 July 2016

Kinder rescuers mourn after chairman Ken Blakeman dies during callout

Mountain rescuers are mourning one of their team members after he collapsed and died while on a callout.

04 July 2016

Missing Kintail walker Roger Fletcher's family informed after body found

Police searching for a walker who has been missing for more than five weeks said a man’s body has been found.

15 July 2016

Lakeland walker seriously injured in 100ft fall on Dove Crag

A walker was seriously injured when he fell 100ft from a Lake District mountain. The 48-year-old was walking on Dove Crag on Wednesday evening when...

14 July 2016

Brexit champion Andrea Leadsom appointed Environment Secretary

A prominent Brexit campaigner and failed Conservative party leadership candidate has been appointed Environment Secretary.

14 July 2016

Rescuers in six-hour operation after walker injured in 65ft fall in Dartmoor gorge

A walker was rescued in a major operation after she fell 65ft on to rocks in a Dartmoor gorge. Dartmoor Search and Rescue Ashburton team members we...

13 July 2016

John Muir Trust welcomes scaling back of cross-border power line plans

Campaigners have welcomed the scaling down of plans to build a chain of electricity pylons from western Scotland to Cumbria.

09 July 2016

Mountain biker seriously injured in high-speed Whinlatter Forest crash

A mountain biker was airlifted to hospital after suffering serious injuries when she came off her machine on a Lake District route.

08 July 2016

North Yorkshire Police: wrong not to charge man who set illegal Mossdale bird traps

Police have said they made a mistake in only issuing a caution to a man who admitted setting three illegal traps for birds of prey in the Yorkshire Dales.

06 July 2016

Yorkshire Dales climber suffers ankle injury after handhold comes loose at Oxenber

A climber was airlifted from a Yorkshire Dales crag after suffering injuries when a rock dislodged. The 31-year-old man was climbing at Oxenber Sca...

05 July 2016

Glenrothes Hillwalkers provide £500 boost to Assynt Mountain Rescue

A group of walkers provided a cash boost to a team of volunteer rescuers during a visit to the Highlands.

03 July 2016

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