Tweed rescue team uses defibrillator for first time to save mountain biker's life

Rescuers used a defibrillator acquired by their team to help save the life of a mountain biker suffering a heart attack.

29 May 2016

Climber Leo Houlding completes 1,000-mile Greenland snowkiting venture

A renowned climber has successfully completed a new Arctic adventure – using kites. Leo Houlding, best known for his audacious climbing expeditio...

26 May 2016

Mountain weather service forecasts extended to include south Wales hills

A specialist weather service aimed at hillgoers has added a new area to its coverage. The Mountain Weather Information Service is now carrying fore...

26 May 2016

Mountain rescuers bag £¾m boost as JD Sports charity hands over carrier cash

Mountain rescuers in England and Wales are celebrating after bagging more than £200,000 from a charity linked to major outdoor retailers.

25 May 2016

Police 'saddened' as shot red kite brings toll of persecuted birds to eight

Police in North Yorkshire have revealed the shocking extent of raptor persecution in the area. Eight red kites have either been shot or died from s...

23 May 2016

Extensive searches fail to find missing Lochaber walker Goffredo Bondanelli

Extensive searches continued over the weekend for a walker who has been missing in Lochaber for almost three weeks.

23 May 2016

Trade body Outdoor Industries Association gives qualified support to remaining in EU

The umbrella body representing Britain’s outdoor industries has given its qualified support to the UK remaining in the European Union.

23 May 2016

Glen Coe walker Edward Davies's family thanks rescue teams after body discovery

The family of a walker whose body was found in Glen Coe has thanked rescuers who joined the search for him.

19 May 2016

Scots mountain council awards will mark volunteer's and young climber's efforts

The body representing hillwalkers and climbers north of the border is looking for heroes fit for two new awards.

19 May 2016

Rescue teams' plea to climbers after two more injured in Northumberland falls

Rescuers pleaded with climbers in their area to take the necessary precautions after they were called out to three fallen rock-climbers in 10 days.

27 May 2016

Gamekeeper fined after walkers find loaded gun on hills above Kippen

A gamekeeper has been fined after pleading guilty to a charge under the Firearms Act. Two hillwalkers came across a loaded firearm on the hillside ...

26 May 2016

Dartmoor search team finds two coast path bodies in hunt for missing David Cauldwell

Two bodies were found after rescuers joined a search for a missing Torquay man. Dartmoor Search and Rescue Ashburton members were called out on Tue...

25 May 2016

Keswick festival Fell Care Day volunteers brave wind and rain in clean-up event

A team of volunteers recovered from an early morning setback to complete their tasks clearing rubbish and restoring paths as part of a mountain festival.

24 May 2016

Muddy gramophone horn among mountain of rubbish collected in Peak Pick and Play

A small army of volunteers collected a mountain of litter in a clean-up event in England’s oldest national park.

23 May 2016

Climber Shauna Coxsey regains form to claim Innsbruck bouldering gold

British climber Shauna Coxsey returned to form with a fourth gold of the season in the international sport climbing bouldering world cup.

23 May 2016

Friends' quick thinking helps save man as Blencathra walker suffers heart attack

Quick thinking by a walkers’ companions helped avert a tragedy after he suffered heart problems on a Lake District mountain.

22 May 2016

Police renew appeal for sightings of Highlands walker Goffredo Bondanelli

Police have renewed their appeal to outdoor enthusiasts for sightings of a man who has gone missing in the Highlands.

19 May 2016

Family of missing walker Edward Davies informed after body found in Glen Coe

A man’s body has been found in the Glen Coe area. Police said the family of missing hillwalker Edward Davies has been informed. Mr Davies was ...

18 May 2016


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