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Man rescued after hours hanging upside down by ankle on Highland peak

A man was rescued after hanging upside down by his ankle for hours from a cliff on a Highland peak. Oban Mountain Rescue Team was called out on Mon...

05 April 2016

Lakeland walkers rescued after getting lost on Stony Cove Pike

Two walkers had to be led to safety after getting lost in mist on a Lake District fell. The pair called 999 after becoming disoriented on Stony Cov...

03 April 2016

Search dogs and animal shelter benefit from £12,000 Wainwright Society handout

Four-legged charities were the beneficiaries of cash handouts from aficionados of the late author Alfred Wainwright.

02 April 2016

Swaledale rescue team assures public it's not afraid to turn out in the dark

A mountain rescue team has assured the public its members are not afraid to go out in the dark. The Swaledale team said it will respond to calls fr...

02 April 2016

Police appeal after red kite found with shotgun wounds near Malton

Police are appealing for information after a bird of prey was found with gunshot wounds. The large adult red kite was found at Low Marishes, north ...

02 April 2016

New photo issued as search for missing walker Jim Robertson continues

The daughter of a missing walker has released a new picture of her father as the search for him continues in the Cairngorms.

01 April 2016

Tattoo you, sir: retailer George Fisher offers new outdoors body art service

Walkers who want a permanent reminder of their favourite outdoor sight will be able to use a Lake District retailer’s service with a difference.

01 April 2016

Runner Steve Birkinshaw backs festival appeal to repair Cat Bells storm damage

An ultrarunner who broke the record for summiting all of Alfred Wainwright’s Lakeland fells joined teams repairing flood damage on one of the most popular hills described by the author.

31 March 2016

Paralysed Jack Morgan will attempt Pen-y-ghent ascent to raise cash for rescue team

A man who was paralysed from the chest down in an accident in Assynt has set himself an uphill task to raise cash for his local rescue team.

30 March 2016

Fellrunner Joss Naylor will mark 80th birthday with 30-mile Lakeland route

A fellrunning legend will make a fundraising journey recalling his father’s move across Cumbria more than 90 years ago.

03 April 2016

New app opens up Yorkshire Dales' mining history to walkers

Walkers can now take a trip back in time to discover the industrial history of a national park, thanks to a new smartphone technology.

03 April 2016

Walna Scar walker rescued after injuring ankle in fall

A walker was rescued from a Lake District fellside after falling and injuring herself. Coniston Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 12.30pm o...

02 April 2016

New Camasunary bothy opens on Isle of Skye as volunteers complete work

A new bothy has opened on the Isle of Skye after volunteers completed work on the building. The shelter at Camasunary replaced the former one, whic...

02 April 2016

Two Lakeland walkers injured in separate incidents at Scale Force

Rescuers were called out twice in two days to a Lake District beauty spot where walkers had injured themselves in separate incidents.

02 April 2016

'Fortunate' walker, 62, survives cold night on Scafell Pike range

A walker was described by rescuers as ‘very fortunate’ after surviving a cold night on England’s highest mountain range.

01 April 2016

Missing man Andrew Edwards found in Tyndrum

A man who was reported missing has been found in the Highlands. Police appealed to walkers to be on the lookout for Dorset man Andrew Edwards who w...

31 March 2016

Felltop assessor reports extended as winter returns to Lake District

The Lake District’s service to monitor mountain-top conditions has been extended due to the arrival of late snow this week.

30 March 2016

Police appeal to Highlands walkers for sightings of missing man Andrew Edwards

Police in the Highlands are appealing to walkers for sightings of a man who has gone missing. Officers believe Andrew Edwards, 52, may be in the Cr...

30 March 2016

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