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Injured dog stretchered from The Cheviot during busy week for rescuers

An injured dog was among those rescued in a busy week for north-eastern mountain rescue teams. The labradoodle badly injured his leg while walking ...

09 September 2016

Walker stretchered from Lake District fell after slip above Newlands Hause

A walker was stretchered from a Lakeland fell after injuring herself. The 56-year-old from Australia was walking with her husband on a path above N...

05 September 2016

Rohan shops repeat September discount for donors to Gift Your Gear

A scheme that collects unwanted outdoor gear for re-use by community groups is appealing for more donations.

04 September 2016

Kinder Scout walker rescued after injuring knee

A walker was stretchered from the Peak District’s highest hill after suffering a knee injury. Kinder Mountain Rescue Team was called out on Satur...

04 September 2016

Ruigh-aiteachain bothy in Glen Feshie out of use as improvement work starts

A mountain shelter in the Cairngorms national park is out of use while improvements are made to the building.

02 September 2016

Walker rescued after injuring ankle in slip on Skiddaw

A walker was rescued from a Lake District mountain after injuring his ankle when he fell. The 27-year-old man slipped while walking on Skiddaw on W...

01 September 2016

Vanessa Griffiths appointed Ramblers' chief executive

A former conservation charity boss is to step in as chief executive of the country’s biggest walkers’ organisation.

31 August 2016

Walker dies after collapsing on Pennine Way near Malham

A walker has died after collapsing on the Pennine Way in the Yorkshire Dales. The 59-year-old was near Water Sinks, south of Malham Tarn, on Saturd...

28 August 2016

Mountain rescuer James Edwards died after fall on munro ascent to set up radio link

Rescuers have revealed details of the difficult operation to reach one of their members who died after falling on a remote mountain in north-west Scotland.

26 August 2016

Lakeland walker rescued after injuring hip in slip on Borrowdale path

A walker was rescued after injuring herself when she slipped on a Lake District path. The 59-year-old fell heavily on to her hip when she slipped o...

07 September 2016

Llanberis mountain rescuers: 'we can't sustain present level of callouts'

The UK’s busiest volunteer mountain rescue team said it cannot sustain the present level of callouts, following a record number during August.

05 September 2016

Rescue team in three abortive Ingleborough Three Peaks incidents in one evening

A rescue team was alerted three times in one evening to abortive incidents involving challenge walkers in the Yorkshire Dales.

04 September 2016

Woman rescued after getting into difficulties gill scrambling near Coniston

A woman was rescued after getting into difficulties while gill scrambling in the Lake District. Coniston Mountain Rescue Team was joined by five cr...

04 September 2016

North-east mountain rescuers deal with record number of incidents in August

Two mountain rescue teams covering the North Pennines and the North-East responded to a record number of calls during August.

01 September 2016

Family group in six-hour rescue after getting into difficulties on Kinder Scout

A large family group had to be rescued after getting into difficulties on the Peak District’s highest hill.

31 August 2016

Skye walkers warned of path-repair helicopter lifts in Glen Sligachan

Walkers heading for the Isle of Skye are being warned a helicopter will be lifting stone on to two mountain paths this week.

29 August 2016

Lost Ingleborough group found after walking to caving-meet camp

A group of lost walkers on one of Yorkshire’s Three Peaks was located when they walked into a camp of cavers taking part in an annual meeting.

27 August 2016

Police launch murder probe after body is found on Peak District moor

Police have launched a murder investigation after a body was found on a Peak District moor. Derbyshire Constabulary said the 34-year-old from Rothe...

25 August 2016

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