Police appeal for sightings of missing Cairngorms walker James Robertson

A search is underway for a missing walker in the Highlands. Police are appealing for sightings of James Robertson, who has not been seen since Mond...

05 March 2016

New 'insidious' enclosure moves threaten green spaces, campaigner Kate warns

The country faces a new enclosure movement that threatens England’s public spaces, a campaigner warned.

05 March 2016

Campaigners' survey asks: national parks, what do you think?

A campaigning charity wants to hear your views on the country’s national parks. An online survey has been launched to canvass the public’s opin...

03 March 2016

Cairngorm rescuers faced 'wild conditions' in overnight search for missing gamekeeper

Rescuers were faced with searching 200 sq km of the Cairngorms in blizzard conditions overnight after a gamekeeper was reported missing.

03 March 2016

Police helicopter joins search as injured man rescued from South Pennine moor

A walker was rescued from the South Pennine moors after injuring his leg. Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team was called out at 7.50pm on Tuesday ...

02 March 2016

Outdoor fans urged to help BMC's Mend Our Mountains crowdfunding path scheme

Outdoor enthusiasts are being invited to help crowdfund repairs to some of England and Wales’s most used upland paths.

01 March 2016

Mountain rescuer comes across injured woman while walking dogs on Barrow

An injured walker was rescued from a Lake District fell after a rescue team member came across her while walking her dogs.

29 February 2016

Ben Nevis climber's family 'overwhelmed' as search continues for missing couple

Rescuers from across Scotland joined the continuing operation to try to find two climbers who have been missing on Britain’s highest mountain for two weeks.

28 February 2016

Missing West Highland Way walker Cyprian Broekhuis found

A walker who went missing on the West Highland Way has been found. Police said Cyprian Broekhuis, who they believed might have been lost on the sho...

26 February 2016

Giant hillwalker greets visitors to Cairngorm Lodge youth hostel

A giant heavyweight hillwalker is greeting visitors to a Highland youth hostel. The Highland Wanderer, a 7ft tall steel figure, has been installed ...

05 March 2016

Trust seeks volunteers to help survey deserted Yorkshire Three Peaks hamlet

Archaeologists are looking for volunteers to delve into the secrets of a long-abandoned settlement in the shadow of the Yorkshire Three Peaks.

04 March 2016

Kirkby Stephen farmer airlifted to hospital after being crushed by cows

A farmer was airlifted to hospital after suffering serious injuries when he was crushed by cows. The Great North Air Ambulance was scrambled to Kir...

03 March 2016

Ministry of Defence censured over reservists' Brecon Beacons exercise deaths

The Ministry of Defence has received an official censure from the Health and Safety Executive following the deaths of three soldiers in the Brecon Beacons.

03 March 2016

Watch your step and don't walk off edge of cornice, mountain expert warns

A mountain expert warned hillwalkers and mountaineers to watch their step near corrie tops and their projecting snow ledges in poor visibility.

02 March 2016

'Take a torch' plea by rescuers after walkers get lost on Scafell Pike

Rescuers reminded walkers to pack a torch when they head for the hills, after two walkers were led to safety after getting lost on the slopes of England’s highest mountain.

01 March 2016

Injured Lakeland paraglider Dave Tighe meets rescuers who saved his life

A man who cheated death when he crashed into a Lake District fell while paragliding returned to Cumbria to meet his rescuers.

28 February 2016

Lakeland walker airlifted to hospital after breaking leg on Lingmoor Fell

A walker was airlifted from a Lake District fell after breaking his leg in a fall. The 57-year-old Kendal man was walking on Lingmoor Fell today, S...

27 February 2016

Lakeland walker airlifted from Broom Fell after injuring arm in slip

A walker was airlifted from a Lake District hill after slipping and injuring herself. Cockermouth Mountain Rescue Team was called out on Thursday w...

25 February 2016


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