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Kinder rescuers mourn after chairman Ken Blakeman dies during callout

Mountain rescuers are mourning one of their team members after he collapsed and died while on a callout.

04 July 2016

Two runners seriously injured after falling into same gill during Lake District race

Two runners were seriously injured when they fell into the same Lake District gill in separate incidents on the same afternoon.

02 July 2016

National park looks forward to August when corner of Lancashire joins Yorkshire Dales

National park bosses are looking forward to a historic date when a little bit of Lancashire will become part of the Yorkshire Dales.

02 July 2016

Campaign group welcomes change to include rights of way in property-sale searches

Campaigners have welcomed a change in planning procedure that means potential buyers of property will have to be told about rights of way crossing the land.

01 July 2016

Four Brecon Beacons teams in operation to bring 26 Duke of Edinburgh's walkers to safety

A large group of teenagers was rescued from mountains in the Brecon Beacons national park after getting into difficulties in bad weather.

29 June 2016

Mountain Leader: 'I felt like Pied Piper' as numerous walkers get lost on Scafell Pike

A Mountain Leader said he felt like the Pied Piper as lost walkers tagged on to his guided group in the dark on England’s highest mountain.

27 June 2016

Boy airlifted to hospital after suffering serious head injury in Borrowdale fall

A boy was airlifted to hospital after suffering serious injuries when he fell in the Lake District. The eight-year-old from Arnside in Cumbria was ...

25 June 2016

Campaigner Kate Ashbrook will open 'unique' Welcome Way linking three towns

An access champion will officially open a unique long-distance walking route at the weekend. Kate Ashbrook will walk part of the Welcome Way from t...

23 June 2016

Injured walker prompts second callout to Red Pike for Cockermouth rescuers

Rescuers were called to a Lake District mountainside for the second time in three days after a walker was injured in a fall.

22 June 2016

Glenrothes Hillwalkers provide £500 boost to Assynt Mountain Rescue

A group of walkers provided a cash boost to a team of volunteer rescuers during a visit to the Highlands.

03 July 2016

Charity walker stretchered from Lakeland fell after ankle injury

A walker taking part in a sponsored event was rescued from a Lake District fell after injuring herself.

02 July 2016

Calder Valley rescuers carry South Pennines walker half a mile after moorland injury

A walker had to be stretchered for half a mile after injuring herself in a slip in the South Pennines.

01 July 2016

Friends of Blencathra 'will continue' as earl says mountain is no longer for sale

A community group said it is still actively pursuing the purchase of a Lake District mountain, despite its owner saying it is no longer for sale.

30 June 2016

Walker airlifted after suffering serious injuries in 30ft fall on River Eden's banks

A woman was airlifted to hospital after suffering serious injuries when she fell while walking on a Cumbria river bank.

28 June 2016

Elderly pair rescued after following 'easy ascent' route on Tryfan North Ridge

An elderly couple had to be rescued after getting into difficulties on a Snowdonia mountain. The 80-year-old man from Powys and his wife, in her la...

26 June 2016

Environment professionals challenge Government to keep standards after EU vote

An environmental body has called on the UK Government to retain or improve protection following the country’s vote to leave the European Union.

24 June 2016

Joss Naylor invites public to join him during 30-mile 80th birthday Lakeland run

A fellrunning legend has invited fellow runners to join him at the weekend as he tackles a 30-mile route across the Lakeland mountains to mark his 80th birthday.

22 June 2016

Watch a sneak preview of upcoming film of Leo Houlding's Mirror Wall climb

Outdoor fans have been offered a sneak preview of a film following a top climber’s ascent of a remote big wall.

21 June 2016

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