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Walker rescued after getting stuck on Rannerdale Knots crag

A walker was rescued after getting stuck on steep ground on a Lake District Fell. Cockermouth Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 10.45am tod...

23 November 2014

Rescued Crinkle Crag walkers' luggage stolen after car break-in

Two walkers rescued after getting stuck on steep ground in the dark returned to find their car had been broken into and their possessions stolen.

23 November 2014

'Carry a torch' reminder as benighted walker among three Lakeland callouts

Rescuers in the Lake District have repeated their pleas to walkers to carry a torch after an overseas visitor got lost in the dark on a fell and had to be brought to safety.

22 November 2014

Injured Dow Crag walker rescued after trying to make way off fell

A walker was rescued after she injured her leg in a fall on the Coniston Fells. The woman, in her 70s, attempted to reach safety after the incident...

21 November 2014

Film-maker Glen Travis in cash bid for Cairngorm rescuers documentary

A film-maker is up against a tight deadline in his bid to reach his crowdfunding target for a documentary on a Scottish mountain rescue team.

20 November 2014

National Trust for Scotland joins fight against Stronelairg windfarm

Scotland’s biggest conservation charity has thrown its weight behind the campaign against the building of a huge windfarm in the Highlands.

20 November 2014

Footpath group praised as Kate Ashbrook urges members to register greens

A leading campaigner praised members of a 120-year-old footpath group which, she said, is the hammer of the North.

19 November 2014

Coniston Copper Mines project on track for £400,000 conservation boost

An ancient industrial site in the shadow of the Old Man of Coniston could be in line for a cash boost to conserve it.

19 November 2014

Walker and mountain biker injured in Lake District falls

A walker was stretchered from a Lake District fell after spraining her ankle. The 69-year-old was near Black Moss Pot in Langstrath yesterday when ...

18 November 2014

Two walkers rescued after getting lost on Old Man of Coniston

Two walkers were rescued from the Old Man of Coniston after getting lost. Coniston Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 4.35pm on Friday when ...

23 November 2014

Queen presents MBE to former Peak authority member Christopher Pennell

A former Peak District National Park Authority member has received an honour from the Queen. Christopher Pennell was appointed an MBE in the birthd...

23 November 2014

Two separated scramblers report each other missing on Snowdonia ridge

Mountain rescuers were called out to a pair of men scrambling on a Snowdonia mountain after each one phoned to say the other was missing.

21 November 2014

Charity's final push for £30,000 to complete Glen Affric bothy restoration

A charity is pushing for final funds to enable it to restore a remote Highlands bothy. Trees for Life is £30,000 short of its target to bring back...

21 November 2014

Forestry minister will visit Fell Care Day volunteers in Lake District

A Government minister will visit volunteers taking part in the next Fell Care Day in the Lake District.

20 November 2014

New Sandstone Way mountain bike trail planned for Northumberland

A new mountain biking route is planned for next year in Northumberland. The Sandstone Way is a 193km (120-mile) trail linking Berwick-upon-Tweed an...

19 November 2014

Dartmoor team will make TV lottery appeal to buy rescue drone

A rescue team will make a television appeal to help it buy an innovative piece of equipment to help searches.

19 November 2014

Walker airlifted from Little Langdale after breaking leg

A woman was airlifted to hospital after badly breaking her leg when she slipped while walking in the Lake District.

18 November 2014

Five-hour night rescue for walkers lost on Helvellyn

Rescuers spent five hours searching for walkers lost on the slopes of England’s third highest mountain.

18 November 2014

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