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North Wales rescue teams treat youngsters to mountain adventure day

Mountain rescuers in north Wales treated disabled and disadvantaged youngsters to a day in the great outdoors.

01 July 2015

Fallen Dow Crag climber treated by rescue team practising at site

A mountain rescue team was on hand when a climber fell on the crag on which they were practising. Members of the RAF Leeming MRT were on an exercis...

30 June 2015

Seatallan fellrunner who fell 230ft among four weekend Lake District rescues

A fellrunner was rescued after falling more than 200ft on a Lake District fell. The incident was one of four in the central fells that kept three m...

29 June 2015

Jim Mann and Jasmin Paris triumph in five-day Dragon's Back Race

Jim Mann has won the five-day Berghaus Dragon’s Back Race after leading from start to end. The Durham Fell Runners member arrived at the finish w...

26 June 2015

Dragon's Back Race enters final day with Jim Mann in commanding lead

The three leaders in a gruelling five-day mountain run down the spine of Wales consolidated their positions on the penultimate day of the race.

26 June 2015

Missing walker Stephen Russell found safe and well, unaware of police appeal

A hillwalker reported missing in the Highlands has been found safe and well. Stephen Russell had apparently been unaware of the search for him afte...

25 June 2015

Jim Mann still leads Dragon's Back Race as women runners show strong pace

Women runners are setting the pace in the gruelling Berghaus Dragon’s Back Race. Six of the top 20 racers were women at the end of the second day...

24 June 2015

Lyke Wake Walk club helps young North York Moors volunteers with donation

A group dedicated to promoting a long-distance challenge walk has chipped in to help a club of young volunteers in a national park.

23 June 2015

Search dog joins hunt for two walkers lost in bad weather on Coniston fells

Two walkers were rescued after getting lost on the Lake District fells. The man in his 30s and woman in her 20s called for help on Sunday when they...

22 June 2015

Duke of Edinburgh's Award girls rescued after suffering in heat on Black Hill

A group of girls had to be rescued after suffering dehydration in the heat while tackling their Duke of Edinburgh’s Award expedition.

01 July 2015

North York Moors planners approve plans for world's biggest potash mine

Campaigners said they may challenge the decision to allow the world’s biggest potash mine to be set up in an English national park.

30 June 2015

Police call in drone in continuing search for missing Ring of Steall walker Eric Cyl

Police have used a drone in the search for a hillwalker who has been missing almost a month in the Highlands.

26 June 2015

Search underway for missing Arran hillwalker David Randle on Cir Mhòr

A search is underway for a missing walker on Arran. David Martin Randle failed to return from a hillwalking trip on the island last night. He se...

26 June 2015

Dragon's Back Race field halved as tough third day takes its toll

Half of the runners in the gruelling five-day mountain race down the spine of Wales had retired by the end of the third day.

25 June 2015

Stewart Armstrong named as Helvellyn walker who died in fall from Striding Edge

Police have named the man who died in a fall from Striding Edge on Helvellyn. Stewart Armstrong of County Durham died after falling on Saturday des...

24 June 2015

Pavel Paloncy out of Dragon's Back Race after fall as one runner admits: 'I feared for my life'

One of the favourites in the gruelling Berghaus Dragon’s Back race has had to drop out after he was injured in a fall.

23 June 2015

New appeal for missing walker Stephen Russell after sighting at Glen Dessarry bothy

Police in the Highlands have repeated their appeals for information about a walker who has been missing for more than a week.

22 June 2015

Dragon's Back Race field sets off for five days of hard running down Wales's spine

A group of hardy runners set out this morning at the start of one of the country’s toughest endurance races.

22 June 2015

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