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Teens rescued after nightfall puts an end end to Cat Bells adventure

Two teenagers were rescued after getting caught out by nightfall and poor weather during an adventure on a Lakeland fell.

04 November 2015

Four-part Channel 5 series showcases Lomond national park wildlife

A team of award-winning specialists spent a year recording the wildlife of a Scottish national park in a series that begins next week.

04 November 2015

Yorkshire Dales walker rescued after injuring ankle at Watlowes

A walker was rescued from a Yorkshire Dales hillside after suffering an ankle injury. The Clapham-based Cave Rescue Organisation was called out abo...

03 November 2015

Two climbers rescued from Tryfan after getting stuck in the dark

Two climbers received some gentle advice after having to be rescued when they got stuck on crag on a Snowdonia mountain.

03 November 2015

Pendle Hill, home of witches, among 13 sites given share of £31m lottery pot

A Lancashire hill shrouded in bewitching history is among 13 landscapes to benefit from lottery grants announced on Halloween.

31 October 2015

Kayaker dies after being pulled from river near Sedbergh

A kayaker has died after being dragged unconscious from a Cumbrian river. The paddler got into difficulties on Friday on the Clough River near Sedb...

31 October 2015

Chris Townsend: power firm's decision marks final nail in coffin for Allt Duine

Campaigners have welcomed a decision by a power company not to push for a controversial windfarm in the Highlands.

30 October 2015

Walker airlifted from Helvellyn slopes after dislocating shoulder

A walker was airlifted from a Lake District fell after dislocating her shoulder in a fall. The 52-year-old woman was near the summit of Helvellyn w...

29 October 2015

Dave Freeborn wins award for mountain rescue film as edited version released

A mountain rescuer who jointly directed a short film about the movement has received an award. Dave Freeborn produced and co-directed the promotion...

29 October 2015

Event charging and dogs discussed as Snowdon talks near end

A consultation on the future management of Wales’s highest mountain reaches its conclusion next week with a conference in Llanberis.

04 November 2015

Avon rescuers' high-tech vehicle enters service after fundraising effort

A rescue team’s new high-tech vehicle has gone into service after a major fundraising effort. Avon & Somerset Search and Rescue’s incident ...

04 November 2015

New mountain rescuer goes straight into action to aid injured Burbage climber

A newly qualified team member got his first taste of a real rescue when he was called out to aid a climber who fell on a Peak District crag.

03 November 2015

Helicopter crew praised as Langdale climber seriously hurt in 130ft fall

A climber suffered serious injuries when she fell more than 130ft from a crag in Great Langdale. The young woman fell 40m from Gimmer Crag on Satur...

02 November 2015

Bow Fell walker airlifted to hospital after suffering heart attack

A walker was airlifted to hospital after suffering a heart attack on a Lake District mountain. The 68-year-old from Gloucestershire was on The Band...

31 October 2015

Rannoch windfarm plans thrown out as company didn't exist when submitted

The Scottish Government has turned down plans for a windfarm on a highly sensitive Highlands site because the company applying for permission didn’t exist at the time of the submission.

30 October 2015

K2 climber Tamara Lunger among star line-up for European Outdoor Film Tour

Visitors to the upcoming European Outdoor Film Tour will be able to hear from one of the few women to have climbed the world’s second-highest mountain without supplementary oxygen.

29 October 2015

Mountaineers urge planners to reject Monadhliath hilltrack proposals

Mountaineers are calling on planners to throw out an application to allow a controversial hilltrack to be retained in the Highlands.

29 October 2015

Bloodied Lakes walker Christopher Green found 300 miles away in London

A man who sparked a major search after he was seen with his face covered in blood on a Lake District fell has been found safe more than 300 miles away.

29 October 2015

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