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Keswick festival organisers welcome early reopening of main Lakes road

Organisers of a major outdoor festival taking place in the Lake District this month have welcomed the early reopening of the national park’s main north-south road.

11 May 2016

Lakeland Dunmail Raise road set to re-open tomorrow, three weeks early

The main road through an English national park will open tomorrow, five months after severe floods washed part of it away.

10 May 2016

Coastguard releases footage of injured climber's Ben Nevis rescue

A climber was winched from Britain’s highest mountain after falling and injuring himself. The Inverness Coastguard helicopter flew to the site on...

10 May 2016

Second Great Gable rescue after climber falls from Tophet Wall

Rescuers were called to Great Gable for the second day in succession to deal with an injured climber.

08 May 2016

Ill Lakeland walker rescued from Rannerdale Knotts

A walker was rescued after becoming unwell on a Lake District fell. The 65-year-old woman from Essex was on a circular walk on Rannerdale Knotts on...

08 May 2016

Search called off as Three Peaks walkers turn up on wrong side of Ingleborough

A search for two walkers in difficulties was called off when they turned up, on the wrong side of a fell.

08 May 2016

'Extremely lucky' climber airlifted from crag after Great Gable fall

A climber was described by rescuers as extremely lucky after suffering only leg injuries in a fall on a Lake District mountain.

07 May 2016

Climber Shauna Coxsey sets her sights on bouldering title after third gold

A British climber is on her way to becoming the bouldering world champion after her third successive gold medal in an international series.

06 May 2016

Thousands of youngsters prepare to tackle Ten Tors challenge this weekend

Thousands of young people will take part in the annual Ten Tors challenge across Dartmoor this weekend.

05 May 2016

Major search adds to busy Ten Tors weekend for North Dartmoor team

A major search for a missing man added to the workload of rescuers covering the annual Ten Tors challenge on Dartmoor.

10 May 2016

Extra time for Mend our Mountains scheme as appeal extended by a week

A crowdfunding appeal to help repair mountain footpaths has gone into extra time. The British Mountaineering Council’s Mend our Mountains campaig...

10 May 2016

Walker rescued after suffering broken ankle at Brontë Waterfalls near Haworth

A A walker was stretchered from a West Yorkshire beauty spot after breaking her ankle. The Yorkshire Air Ambulance joined members of the Calder ...

09 May 2016

Missing Highlands walker Jerome Richmond found safe and well

A walker who was reported missing in the Highlands has been found safe and well. Police Scotland said officers had traced Jerome Richmond. Mr Ri...

08 May 2016

Pregnant woman among 42 walkers aided by rescuers at Stickle Tarn

A pregnant woman was airlifted from a popular Lakeland fell after suffering abdominal pains. The walker was in a group of 42 people at the dam at S...

08 May 2016

Police appeal for sightings of missing Ben Wyvis walker Jerome Richmond

Police are appealing to walkers for sightings of a man who has gone missing in the Highlands. Jerome Richmond is believed to have gone hillwalking ...

08 May 2016

Cricket ball injury among a hat-trick of callouts for Patterdale rescue team

A mountain rescue team was called to aid a spectator at a cricket match after she was hit on the head by the ball.

07 May 2016

Calder Valley rescuers retrace route of ill fated blizzard worker to mark 50th year

A rescue team marked its 50th anniversary with a walk along the fateful moorland route taken by a reservoir keeper whose death led to the setting up of the group.

05 May 2016

The UK’s and Ireland's Top Wildlife Hikes

Rural UK and Ireland are gems for nature lovers and much of the countryside is known for its awesome hiking options.

04 May 2016

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