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Calder Valley rescuers 'in shock' after surprise £60,000 grant

A volunteer rescue team said its members are in shock after getting a surprise donation. The £60,000 grant to Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team...

03 December 2016

Crib Goch rescue takes Llanberis team's 2016 tally over 200 mark for first time

A group of volunteer rescuers has clocked up a record number of missions this year – the first such team to respond to 200 incidents.

01 December 2016

JD Sports snaps up GO Outdoors for £112m

One of the UK’s fastest growing outdoors store chains has been snapped up by an established retailer.

28 November 2016

Body of man found at foot of Malham Cove in Yorkshire Dales

The body of a man was found at the foot of a Yorkshire Dales crag. The Clapham-based Cave Rescue Organisation was called out on Saturday night by N...

28 November 2016

'Lucky' lost walkers rescued as avalanches hit Skiddaw

A group of young people lost on a Lake District mountain were lucky to escape an avalanche. Since the three were rescued near snow debris on Skidda...

24 November 2016

Yorkshire Dales walker with breathing difficulties airlifted from Pen-y-ghent

A walker was airlifted from a Yorkshire Dales peak after suffering breathing difficulties. The Clapham-based Cave Rescue Organisation was called ou...

23 November 2016

Email alert to outdoor fans after Mountain Training website hacked

Outdoor enthusiasts are being warned to be on the lookout for suspicious emails after a training website was hacked.

23 November 2016

Police appeal for sightings of missing Buckden walker Kathryn Summersgill

Police are appealing for sightings of a walker whose car was found in the Yorkshire Dales. Kathryn Summersgill was reported missing on Monday and p...

22 November 2016

Mountain expert urges hillgoers to plan for winter as temperatures drop

Shorter daylight hours, dropping temperatures and the arrival of snow on the hills mean one thing: it’s time to gear yourself up for winter.

21 November 2016

Briton Mark Chase lands dream 'director of toughness' job testing Columbia gear

A Gloucester outdoors enthusiast has landed a dream job testing gear for a top brand in some of the world’s harshest environments.

02 December 2016

Lake District mountain assessors start new winter season with added safety hints

Two of the Lake District’s busiest walkers begin their winter season again today. The national park’s felltop assessors will make the ascent of...

01 December 2016

Great Gable walker airlifted after slip on snow leads to 300ft tumble

A man was airlifted from a Lake District fell after tumbling 300ft down the mountainside. The walker slipped on hard snow on Great Gable and fell a...

28 November 2016

Injured Lake District walker rescued after falling on Arthur's Pike

A walker was rescued after injuring her ankle in a fall on a Lake District fell. The woman, from Penrith, was walking up to Arthur’s Pike, overlo...

26 November 2016

Autumn statement leaves £900,000 hole in Great North Air Ambulance appeal

A charity that runs an air ambulance in northern England faces having to find almost £1m for a new base after a blow revealed by the Chancellor of the Exchequer in his autumn statement.

23 November 2016

Missing Yorkshire Dales walker Kathryn Summersgill found in Buckden

A walker who was reported missing in the Yorkshire Dales has been found safe and well. North Yorkshire Police said Kathryn Summersgill was found on...

23 November 2016

New West Pennines moorland protection area is biggest for 12 years

A large area of moorland in upland northern England has just gained special legal protection for its environment.

22 November 2016

Edale mountain rescuers called out after storm leads to Hathersage flood

A mountain rescue team was called out after heavy rainfall left part of a Peak District village flooded.

22 November 2016

Repairs to flood-damaged Lake District paths receive £3m European cash boost

Work to repair Lake District rights of way damaged in floods has been given a £3m boost. The European cash will help fund repairs to routes in the...

21 November 2016

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