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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

Mountain biker airlifted to hospital after crashing in Newcastleton Forest

A rider was airlifted to hospital after crashing at a popular mountain biking venue in the Scottish Borders.

29 March 2016

Lottery cash gives £2.8m boost to North York Moors ironstone heritage project

A lottery grant will enable a major project to go ahead to protect a unique part of a national park landscape.

28 March 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

Walkers warned to pack a tent as 12 bothies undergo maintenance

The charity that cares for more than 100 mountain shelters in Britain has warned that some will be out of use over the next three months while maintenance takes place.

30 March 2016

Workers walk hundreds of miles to complete Skye footpath repairs

Workers on a remote Hebridean site have walked hundreds of miles during a four-month project to repair a footpath.

29 March 2016

Cairn Gorm climber dies after falling 600ft in Coire an t-Sneachda

A climber has died after falling almost 600ft from the top of a climb on Cairn Gorm. The 32-year-old man was exiting the cornice of the route on Al...

28 March 2016

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