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Missing Highlands walker Jerome Richmond found safe and well

A walker who was reported missing in the Highlands has been found safe and well. Police Scotland said officers had traced Jerome Richmond...

08 May 2016

Pregnant woman among 42 walkers aided by rescuers at Stickle Tarn

A pregnant woman was airlifted from a popular Lakeland fell after suffering abdominal pains. The walker was in a group of 42 people at the dam at S...

08 May 2016

Police appeal for sightings of missing Ben Wyvis walker Jerome Richmond

Police are appealing to walkers for sightings of a man who has gone missing in the Highlands. Jerome Richmond is believed to have gone hillwalking ...

08 May 2016

Cricket ball injury among a hat-trick of callouts for Patterdale rescue team

A mountain rescue team was called to aid a spectator at a cricket match after she was hit on the head by the ball.

07 May 2016

Calder Valley rescuers retrace route of ill fated blizzard worker to mark 50th year

A rescue team marked its 50th anniversary with a walk along the fateful moorland route taken by a reservoir keeper whose death led to the setting up of the group.

05 May 2016

The UK’s and Ireland's Top Wildlife Hikes

Rural UK and Ireland are gems for nature lovers and much of the countryside is known for its awesome hiking options.

04 May 2016

Scottish ministers and power firm SSE appeal against Stronelairg windfarm ruling

The Scottish Government and a power company have begun an appeal against a ruling blocking a controversial Highland windfarm development.

03 May 2016

Bowland Pennine rescue team called out twice to injured mountain bikers

A rescue team was called out twice over the bank holiday weekend to deal with mountain bikers injured in separate accidents.

02 May 2016

Mountaineer Sir Hugh Munro loses out as Burns tops Great Scots poll

A pioneering Victorian mountaineer lost out to Scotland’s most famous poet in a charity’s poll to find the top representative of the nation.

02 May 2016

Ill Lakeland walker rescued from Rannerdale Knotts

A walker was rescued after becoming unwell on a Lake District fell. The 65-year-old woman from Essex was on a circular walk on Rannerdale Knotts on...

08 May 2016

Search called off as Three Peaks walkers turn up on wrong side of Ingleborough

A search for two walkers in difficulties was called off when they turned up, on the wrong side of a fell.

08 May 2016

'Extremely lucky' climber airlifted from crag after Great Gable fall

A climber was described by rescuers as extremely lucky after suffering only leg injuries in a fall on a Lake District mountain.

07 May 2016

Climber Shauna Coxsey sets her sights on bouldering title after third gold

A British climber is on her way to becoming the bouldering world champion after her third successive gold medal in an international series.

06 May 2016

Thousands of youngsters prepare to tackle Ten Tors challenge this weekend

Thousands of young people will take part in the annual Ten Tors challenge across Dartmoor this weekend.

05 May 2016

Outdoor fans urged to volunteer for Respect the Mountains Llanberis clean-up

Outdoor fans can do their bit to clean up the mountain environment at an upcoming event in Snowdonia.

04 May 2016

Climber Leo Houlding returns to Greenland for 1,000-mile kiting venture

A renowned British climber has returned to the Arctic wilderness of Greenland – to try his hand at snowkiting.

03 May 2016

Woman airlifted from Blencathra after suffering allergic reaction

A woman was airlifted from a Lake District fellside after she became ill. The 18-year-old Cockermouth woman suffered an allergic reaction while on ...

02 May 2016

Three callouts in one day as Coniston rescuers aid walkers and runner

A Lake District rescue team was called out three times in one day to deal with incidents over the bank holiday weekend.

01 May 2016

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