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More than 100 volunteers spruce up Blencathra during fell care day

A Lake District fell got a spruce-up when more than a hundred people cleared a mountain of rubbish. The 140 volunteers and staff saw off 300 pieces...

25 September 2015

Search underway on Torridon mountains for missing runner Alexander Brett

A search is underway for a hillrunner who has gone missing in Torridon in the Scottish Highlands. Alexander Brett set off for a run across mountain...

25 September 2015

October date for volunteers to clean up Ben Nevis, Snowdon and Scafell Pike

Organisers of a clean-up event are urging keen hillwalkers to make the effort next month. The Real 3 Peaks Challenge takes place on the three highe...

23 September 2015

Dartmoor rescuers' cream tea event launches new supporters' club

A rescue team has launched a supporters’ club with a cream tea event. Dartmoor Search and Rescue Team Ashburton kicked off its dart2ZERO group wi...

23 September 2015

Edale rescuers clock up 100th callout of year as Stanage climber breaks leg

A Peak District mountain rescue team clocked up its 100th callout of the year today when a climber fell from Stanage Edge, breaking his leg.

19 September 2015

Outdoor guild members award cream of writing and photography

Writers and photographers were honoured for their work covering the outdoors at a ceremony held in Northumberland.

20 September 2015

Walker airlifted to hospital after falling 100ft on Snowdon

A walker was airlifted to hospital after falling 100ft on Wales’s highest mountain. The man, who was walking alone on Snowdon, fell on to the Min...

20 September 2015

Team thanks residents and colleagues after body found in Yvonne Mullen search

A Lakeland team has thanked residents and fellow mountain rescuers for their help during a major protracted search for a missing woman in the Crosby Ravensworth area.

19 September 2015

Ingleborough walker rescued after slipping and breaking ankle

A walker was rescued after breaking his ankle on one of Yorkshire’s Three Peaks. The 52-year-old man slipped on mud near the derelict shooting hu...

19 September 2015

Woman with broken ankle rescued from Earl's Crag above Cowling

A woman was rescued from a North Yorkshire crag after suffering a suspected broken ankle. Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team was called out on Th...

25 September 2015

Peak District exercise will test firefighters' and rangers' wildfire response

Firefighters and national park staff will take part in a major practice exercise in the Peak District.

23 September 2015

Mountain rescuers use boat to reach injured Ullswater walker

Mountain rescuers used their specialist boat to reach an injured walker in the Lake District. The 67-year-old from Rugby in Warwickshire was walkin...

23 September 2015

Full house for film-maker Terry Abraham at Friends of Lakes annual lecture

An IT worker turned outdoors film-maker whose movie was featured on BBC spoke to a packed house at a Lake District lecture.

21 September 2015

Police confirm Hardendale Quarry body was that of missing walker Yvonne Mullen

Police have confirmed that the body found near Shap at the weekend was that of missing walker Yvonne Mullen.

21 September 2015

Three callouts in one day for Patterdale rescuers as two women suffer strokes

A Lake District rescue team was called out three times in one day to help members of the public in difficulties.

20 September 2015

Body of missing paraglider found by rescuers on Fleetwith Pike

The body of a missing paraglider has been found on a Lake District fell. Mountain rescue teams found the man on Fleetwith Pike, overlooking Butterm...

20 September 2015

Body of woman found near Crosby Ravensworth Fell

Police in Cumbria said a body has been found near Crosby Ravensworth Fell. A spokesperson said the body of an elderly woman was found on Saturday m...

19 September 2015

Yorkshire Wolds Way first national trail to be declared stile-free

A long-distance route in Yorkshire has become the first in England to be declared stile-free. The Yorkshire Wolds Way has beaten the Thames Path to...

18 September 2015

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