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'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

Arran footpath team praised for work during stormy winter on Skye route

A charity has praised contractors who have continued working through Atlantic storms to complete repairs to a footpath on a Scottish island.

24 February 2016

Man airlifted from Helvellyn after falling 500ft from Swirral Edge

A man was airlifted from England’s third-highest mountain after falling almost 500ft from a ridge. The 27-year-old tumbled about 150m from Swirra...

23 February 2016

Hypothermic walkers airlifted to hosptial after spending night on Black Mountain

Two hypothermic walkers were airlifted to hospital after spending the night on a south Wales mountain.

21 February 2016

Searches resume for Ben Nevis climbers Rachel Slater and Tim Newton

Searches resumed today for the two climbers who have been missing on Ben Nevis since Sunday. Lochaber Mountain Rescue Team said 25 of its members a...

20 February 2016

Dave Bankart named as climber who died in Creag Meagaidh avalanche

Police have named the climber who died in an avalanche on a Lochaber mountain earlier this week. Adrian David Bankart, known as Dave, was climbing ...

19 February 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

Police appeal for sightings of missing West Highland Way walker Cyprian Broekhuis

Police are appealing for help in finding a missing walker on the West Highland Way. Officers said Cyprian Broekhuis spoke to his family late on Wed...

25 February 2016

Renewed plea to climbers as Ben Nevis search for Rachel Slater and Tim Newton continues

Rescuers are again heading out on to Britain’s highest mountain in an attempt to find two climbers missing for 10 days.

24 February 2016

Dales cavers rescued after being accidentally left underground on Leck Fell

Three cavers had to be rescued from a western Dales system after being left underground. The two 21-year-old women and a 19-year-old man were attem...

22 February 2016

Lochaber rescuers: climbers, tell us your routes to help in search for Rachel and Tim

Rescuers looking for missing climbers Rachel Slater and Tim Newton on Ben Nevis are asking climbers to tell them which routes they have tackled.

21 February 2016

New Dunmail Raise trail will help Lakeland walkers and cyclists avoid main road

National park bosses have announced they will install a new trail for cyclists and walkers near a section of main road washed away by the December floods.

19 February 2016

Julia Bradbury joins stars lined up for Keswick Mountain Festival

A television star will join record-breaking mountaineers and a double Olympic champion at a mountain festival this year.

19 February 2016

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