Campaigners urge rethink on Lancashire council's countryside sites plan

Campaigners have urged a local authority to rethink its plans for its countryside sites. Lancashire County Council said it intends to stop looking ...

05 February 2016

Scottish mountain rescuers deny split as three teams question organisation's 'focus'

Mountain rescuers in Scotland have denied the movement is about to split, after the three busiest teams expressed dissatisfaction with the way its umbrella body was operating.

04 February 2016

National park bosses plead with walkers to stop building cairns

National park wardens are pleading with walkers to stop making cairns on the mountains. Snowdonia staff say footpaths and the fragile upland enviro...

03 February 2016

Friends of Blencathra: we still intend to buy mountain

A community group trying to buy a Lake District mountain insists it is still in negotiations to take over the property.

01 February 2016

Spot tracking device alarm prompts major Glen Shiel search for walker

A major search was mounted after a distress signal was received from a walker in Glen Shiel. Kintail Mountain Rescue Team was alerted on Sunday whe...

31 January 2016

Flood damage leads Calder Valley rescuers to postpone anniversary event

A rescue team’s planned 50th anniversary service has been postponed by nine months due to flood damage to the venue where it was to be held.

29 January 2016

Two walkers rescued after getting lost on Dartmoor route in 'horrendous' weather

Two walkers were brought to safety from Dartmoor after getting lost in conditions described by rescuers as horrendous.

28 January 2016

Actor Brian Blessed backs Peak District fundraising Walk in the Park event

A larger-than-life television personality and adventurer has thrown his weight behind a scheme to help care for trails in a national park.

28 January 2016

Rescuers use grid reference plaques to guide lost Snowdon walkers to safety

A group of walkers was guided to safety using grid reference markers on a gate post, after getting lost on Wales’s highest mountain.

25 January 2016

Final ceremony marks end of Royal Navy's rescue Sea King base HMS Gannet

The flag has finally been lowered at a rescue base in a ceremony ending 44 years of history. HMS Gannet, home to the Royal Navy’s Sea King helico...

05 February 2016

Moelwyn walker rescued after slip leads to ankle injury

Two teams went to the aid of a walker who injured her ankle on a north Wales mountain. Aberglaslyn Mountain Rescue Team was alerted on Thursday aft...

04 February 2016

Border Ridge refuge hut 'saved hypothermic walker's life' say rescuers

Rescuers said the existence of a mountain refuge hut probably saved the life of a walker on the Border Ridge.

02 February 2016

Walker's Striding Edge rucksack find sparks Patterdale rescue team search

Rescuers mounted a search on England’s third highest mountain after a rucksack was found near a ridge.

31 January 2016

Devon Coastguard team called into action for injured walker in Yorkshire Dales

A Coastguard cliff rescue team from south-west England was called into action to help an injured walker in the Yorkshire Dales.

31 January 2016

Friends' grant will help trust maintain path on Ben Lomond

A donation from one conservation charity will help another one maintain a high-level path on one of Scotland’s most popular munros.

29 January 2016

Berghaus leads winter activities for school as part of #itsgreatoutthere campaign

A leading outdoors brand gave schoolchildren a taste of adventure as part of a Europe-wide scheme to encourage people into the countryside.

28 January 2016

Campaigners celebrate as Worthing downs granted open access status

Campaigners have won a six-year battle for access to downland in a national park. Members of the Worthing Downlanders are celebrating after the are...

27 January 2016

Runner Javed Bhatti arrives at Edale to complete amazing double Pennine Way run

A runner who completed the gruelling race along the length of the Pennine Way has succeeded in his attempt to run the whole route again in the opposite direction.

24 January 2016


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