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Do you recognise 'Scafell', dog found by walkers on England's highest mountain?

An animal charity is hoping hillwalkers can solve the mystery of a dog found on top of England’s highest mountain.

22 May 2015

Royal Navy Sea King makes first rescue landing on hospital pad 14 storeys up

A Royal Navy rescue helicopter has ‘christened’ a new landing pad at a Scottish hospital. The helipad is perched 14 storeys above ground at Sou...

21 May 2015

Lakeland walker airlifted from fell after breaking ankle on Greenup Edge

A walker was airlifted to hospital after breaking his ankle on the Lake District fells. The man, who was walking alone on Greenup Edge above Far Ea...

19 May 2015

Five teams in major operation to find two walkers lost overnight on Scafell Pike

Two walkers who got lost overnight on England’s highest mountain were found after a major search involving five mountain rescue teams.

18 May 2015

Outdoor groups in direct plea to Nicola Sturgeon to reject Allt Duine windfarm plans

Outdoor campaigners have made a direct appeal to Scotland’s First Minister to throw out plans for a controversial windfarm.

17 May 2015

RAF crews and mountain rescuers mark end of service with meal on top of Tryfan

Members of a Snowdonia mountain rescue team shared a formal dinner with RAF colleagues – on top of a 3,000ft peak.

17 May 2015

Climbers and raptor group work together to help protect eagles and falcons

Climbers and conservationists have agreed to work together to safeguard Scotland’s birds of prey from accidental disturbance.

16 May 2015

'Lives at risk' after thieves take mountain rescue doctor's gear

A mountain rescue team has warned lives may be put at risk following the theft of vital gear from one of its doctors.

15 May 2015

New Keswick exhibition tells story of first Kangchenjunga ascents

A new exhibition in the Lake District tells the story of the first ascent of a Himalayan peak 60 years ago.

14 May 2015

Climber, 74, dies in fall at Oxenber Scar in Yorkshire Dales

A climber as died after a fall on a Yorkshire Dales crag. The woman was on Oxenber Scar near Austwick yesterday when she fell while descending betw...

22 May 2015

Coniston mountain rescuer Lee Harris climbs height of Everest to raise funds

A mountain rescuer has climbed the height of Everest to raise funds for his team. Coniston Mountain Rescue Team member Lee Harris completed 14 clim...

21 May 2015

Climber Doug Scott praises 'wonderful' £15,000 Keswick festival Nepal donations

A British climbing legend has praised organisers of fundraising events at a Lake District festival, which boosted an appeal for Nepal earthquake victims by almost £15,000.

19 May 2015

Climbing expert Nick Carter will work to improve students' safety on winter hills

An expert climber has been appointed to ensure Scotland’s students stay safe on the winter mountains.

18 May 2015

Barbecue and outdoor activities on offer for Snowdonia clean-up

Outdoor enthusiasts are being offered the chance to clean up the countryside in a national park and enjoy a range of activities.

17 May 2015

Mother and daughter rescued after getting lost on Scafell Pike descent

Two walkers were rescued after getting lost in deteriorating weather while on a walk up England’s highest mountain.

16 May 2015

Cyclist seriously injured in fall into ravine on Honister Pass

A cyclist was seriously injured when he fell down a ravine in the Lake District. The 38-year-old suffered head, chest and back injuries in the inci...

16 May 2015

Bonington and Scott lead new 'Everest attempt' to raise cash for Nepal victims

Two of Britain’s climbing elder statesmen will lead a new expedition to climb the height of Everest to help victims of the Nepal earthquakes.

14 May 2015

Minister unveils 26ft An Ceann Mòr pyramid on Loch Lomond shores

A 26ft-high wooden pyramid designed by a team of young architects has been unveiled on the banks of Loch Lomond.

14 May 2015

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