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Cheviots mountain biker search ends as police reveal man gave 'false information'

A huge search in appalling weather for a mystery mountain biker in the Cheviots has been called off. Northumbria Police said they are no longer sea...

17 January 2015

Wainwrights record breakers Birkinshaw and Naylor share stage at Keswick Festival

The man who set the fastest time for summiting all the Lake District Wainwrights will take to the stage with the fellrunner whose record he broke.

16 January 2015

Pavel Paloncy repeats win in The Spine Race as storms batter final stages in Borders

Ultrarunner Pavel Paloncy has successfully defended his title in the UK’s most brutal race. The Czech runner won The Spine Race in a record-break...

15 January 2015

Hurricane winds force reatreat in seven-hour rescue of pair on Fairfield Horseshoe

Rescuers reached two stranded walkers on a Lake District fell after hurricane-speed winds forced them to abort their first attempt.

15 January 2015

More people heading for outdoors in England as nearly 3 billion visits bring in £17bn

More people are heading for the outdoors for their enjoyment, a survey has revealed. Visits to English green spaces are estimated at 2.93 billion a...

14 January 2015

Campaigners object to United Utilities fence plan for fells above Thirlmere

Campaigners are fighting to stop a water company putting up a fence across open land in the Lake District.

14 January 2015

Police confirm Michael Flanagan was man who died after Helvellyn walk

Police have confirmed that the man who died after being discovered by rescuers on Helvellyn was Michael Flanagan.

14 January 2015

Air ambulance blood scheme could save stricken walkers' lives

A scheme developed during the Afghanistan conflict could save the lives of injured walkers and climbers in the North of England.

13 January 2015

Aberdeenshire gamekeeper George Mutch jailed for killing goshawk

A gamekeeper has been jailed for four months for killing a protected bird of prey. George Mutch of Kildrummy, was found guilty of four offences inv...

13 January 2015

Hunt for missing Cheviots mountain biker David Bibby suspended overnight

The massive manhunt for a missing mountain biker in the Cheviots was suspended as night fell. The search for David Bibby was scaled down earlier to...

16 January 2015

Major search underway in Cheviots for missing mountain biker David Bibby

A major search is taking place for a missing mountain biker in the Cheviots near the Scotland-England border.

16 January 2015

The Spine frontrunners nearing finish after being held at checkpoints during storm

Runners in a brutal ultra-race are back on the hill after being held at checkpoints last night for safety.

15 January 2015

Teen rescued from Snowdon ridge in 90mph winds 'very lucky to be alive'

A teenager is ‘very lucky’ to be alive after he was rescued from Wales’s highest mountain in winter conditions and winds gusting to more than 90mph.

15 January 2015

Tan Hill Inn provides £500 boost to Kirkby Stephen mountain rescuers

Customers and staff at Britain’s highest pub have boosted rescuers funds with a donation of more than £500.

14 January 2015

More than 350 give views on controversial Lomond camping-ban plans

Bosses of a national park at the centre of controversial plans to ban wild camping alongside some of its lochs said a large number of responses were received in a public consultation.

14 January 2015

Hypothermic woman rescued from Malham Cove

A woman suffering from hypothermia was rescued from a Yorkshire Dales beauty spot. The Clapham-based Cave Rescue Organisation was called out about ...

14 January 2015

Film-maker Terry Abraham will deliver Wainwright memorial lecture

A film-maker who is currently the toast of the outdoor world will deliver a memorial lecture for the Wainwright Society.

13 January 2015

Rescuer appeals for help after keys lost during Kinder Scout search

A rescuer is appealing to walkers who might find a set of keys on the Peak District’s highest hill to get in touch.

12 January 2015

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