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Barefoot Shepherdess Alison O'Neill will give annual Wainwright lecture

A walking guide dubbed the Barefoot Shepherdess will be the speaker at the Wainwright Society’s annual lecture.

30 June 2014

Dog's death prompts fears of raptor poisoning in Tanat Valley

Police fear someone is targeting birds of prey in mid-Wales after an incident in which a dog died from poisoning.

30 June 2014

Campaigners' 'delight' as controversial Cumbria turbines plan withdrawn

Campaigners have welcomed the news that plans to build three massive wind turbines close to a national park have been dropped.

28 June 2014

Berghaus parent company's revenue grows 10 per cent

The company that owns the Berghaus and brasher brands saw its revenue grow by 10 per cent last year. Pentland Group’s operating profits rose by 3...

27 June 2014

Injured walker rescued after fall on Great Gable

A walker was injured after falling on Great Gable’s southern face. Wasdale Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 11.20am on Thursday after a ...

26 June 2014

Creswell Crags hoax caller caused two-hour mountain rescue search

A man has been ordered to pay £90 for making a hoax call that led to a two-hour search of a climbing area by a mountain rescue team.

26 June 2014

Eight-stone rottweiler coaxed from Snowdonia cliff as walkers rescued

An eight-stone rottweiler had to be rescued from a Snowdonia crag after getting stuck with its owner.

25 June 2014

War of words breaks out over Blencathra community asset bid deadline

A group which wants to register a Lake District mountain as a community asset says a council has reneged on a pledge to deal with the application before the closing date for the fell’s sale.

25 June 2014

Walker injured in fall on Old Man of Coniston

A walker was rescued after falling and injuring himself on a Lake District fell. The 78-year-old man from Buckinghamshire suffered head injuries wh...

24 June 2014

Man rescued after ankle injury at Borrowdale beauty spot

A man was rescued after injuring himself at a Borrowdale beauty spot. The 44-year-old slipped on the edge of Ashness Gill near Ashness Bridge today...

30 June 2014

Three walkers rescued after getting stuck on Great Gable

A group of walkers was rescued after getting stuck on a Lake District mountain. The three called for help from Great Gable after they got into diff...

29 June 2014

Simon Steer takes over as head of Scottish Mountain Rescue

A leader from the Cairngorm Mountain Rescue Team has taken over as the chair of the Scottish umbrella organisation for rescuers.

28 June 2014

Peak District mountain rescuers to cycle 88 miles to mark 50th anniversary

Mountain rescuers will tackle a tough cycling tour around the Peak District to mark their organisation’s 50th anniversary.

27 June 2014

Climbers suffer broken spine and ankle fractures in Stanage falls

Two climbers from the same group suffered serious injuries in falls from a popular Peak District crag within a short time of each other.

26 June 2014

Three art works unveiled as part of Lomond scenic routes project

Three works of art have been unveiled to encourage visitors to appreciate the landscape of Scotland’s first national park.

25 June 2014

Rescuers use boat to reach injured Lakeland walker

A rescue team used its boat to reach a walker who suffered a leg injury. The 67-year-old woman was walking on the path that follows the eastern sho...

25 June 2014

Exhausted walker rescued from Pennine Way on Bleaklow

A walker was rescued from the Pennine Way in the Peak District after succumbing to dehydration and fatigue.

24 June 2014

Cautious welcome as one fifth of Scotland declared 'wild land'

Ramblers, mountaineers and conservationists welcomed the Scottish Government’s new policy that designates almost a fifth of the nation as wild land.

23 June 2014

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