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Police say missing Cuillin walker Thierry Coffie has been found

A walker missing in the Cuillin range on the Isle of Skye has been found. Police Scotland said that French visitor Thierry Coffie was traced on Wed...

13 August 2015

Two teams in six-hour rescue after Helvellyn walker falls from Swirral Edge

A woman was rescued in a six-hour operation after she suffered head injuries in a fall from England’s third-highest mountain.

12 August 2015

Family brought to safety from Ben Lomond after getting caught out by nightfall

A family had to be brought to safety from Scotland’s most southerly munro after they ran out of daylight.

12 August 2015

Ragtag rescuers return to TV screens as Mountain Goats comedy begins

A series following a group of mountain rescue volunteers returns to the television screen this week. But pray you never have to call out the cast o...

12 August 2015

Police investigate after tests reveal hen harrier was shot on Clydesdale moor

Police are investigating the death of a bird of prey on remote moorland near the Southern Upland Way in South Lanarkshire.

11 August 2015

'Calamitous' conditions may lead to curtailed grouse-shooting season

Moorland landowners said this year’s grouse shooting season has been hit by what it calls ‘calamitous’ conditions.

11 August 2015

Group of 16 walkers rescued from Bleaklow after torch batteries run out

Rescuers were called out twice to the Peak District’s second-highest hill when walkers got lost. Glossop Mountain Rescue Team was alerted about 1...

11 August 2015

Mountain rescue team friends will open restaurant 2,000ft up on Lakeland fells

Outdoor fans will be able to use a new cafe, more than 2,000ft up in the Lake District fells. But walkers and mountain bikers will have to be quick...

10 August 2015

Second Ben Nevis walker dies in fall from Carn Mòr Dearg Arête

A second walker has died after falling from a ridge on Britain’s highest mountain. The man, in his 50s and from the Aboyne area, was with two oth...

09 August 2015

Christopher Reddick named as walker who died in Grey Corries

Police have named the walker whose body was found in the Grey Corries in Lochaber. Christopher Reddick of Ascot in Berkshire failed to return from ...

12 August 2015

Glasgow Trailrunning Festival hopes to bring European feel to Scotland

A new Scottish running event aims to put the European feel into the scene. Organisers of the Glasgow Trailrunning Festival Pop-Up say the event is ...

12 August 2015

Body of missing Skye tourist Kamai Yusuke found on Trotternish Ridge

The body of a missing holidaymaker has been found on a ridge on the Isle of Skye. Kamai Yusuke, 29, from Japan, had been reported missing after fai...

12 August 2015

Girl, 8, survives 50ft fall from rocks at Yorkshire beauty spot Otley Chevin

A young girl survived with minor injuries after falling 50ft (15m) from rocks at a West Yorkshire beauty spot.

12 August 2015

Lake District walker airlifted to hospital after being mauled by cows

A walker was seriously injured after being mauled by cattle in the Lake District. The 50-year-old was walking with her dog at Hartsop today when sh...

11 August 2015

Coniston mountain rescuers called out to injured and lost mountain bikers

Rescuers went to the aid of two mountain bikers in separate incidents in the Lake District. Coniston Mountain Rescue Team was called out on Saturda...

11 August 2015

Body of third Lochaber walker found after search in Grey Corries

The body of a missing hillwalker has been found in the Highlands. The discovery brought the death toll of walkers in Lochaber in the past week to t...

10 August 2015

Walker suffers serious injuries in fall at Harcastle Crags, Hebden Bridge

A walker was rescued after suffering serious injuries in a fall at a Pennine beauty spot. Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team was called out on Su...

09 August 2015

Spaniel Woody rescued after fallling 600ft from Pen y Fan

A dog was rescued after surviving a 600ft fall from south Wales’s highest mountain. Spaniel Woody leapt from the summit of Pen y Fan in pursuit o...

09 August 2015

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