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Injured Dow Crag walker rescued after trying to make way off fell

A walker was rescued after she injured her leg in a fall on the Coniston Fells. The woman, in her 70s, attempted to reach safety after the incident...

21 November 2014

Film-maker Glen Travis in cash bid for Cairngorm rescuers documentary

A film-maker is up against a tight deadline in his bid to reach his crowdfunding target for a documentary on a Scottish mountain rescue team.

20 November 2014

National Trust for Scotland joins fight against Stronelairg windfarm

Scotland’s biggest conservation charity has thrown its weight behind the campaign against the building of a huge windfarm in the Highlands.

20 November 2014

Footpath group praised as Kate Ashbrook urges members to register greens

A leading campaigner praised members of a 120-year-old footpath group which, she said, is the hammer of the North.

19 November 2014

Coniston Copper Mines project on track for £400,000 conservation boost

An ancient industrial site in the shadow of the Old Man of Coniston could be in line for a cash boost to conserve it.

19 November 2014

Walker and mountain biker injured in Lake District falls

A walker was stretchered from a Lake District fell after spraining her ankle. The 69-year-old was near Black Moss Pot in Langstrath yesterday when ...

18 November 2014

Lost dog Jasper and his owner Adam Nolan hand £63,000 to rescuers

The grateful owner of a dog who got lost on a Lake District mountain, sparking a huge social media campaign has handed over more than £50,000 to the rescue team which carried the animal from the fell.

18 November 2014

Andrew Bingham heads Westminster rescue group after closure threat

Conservative MP Andrew Bingham has stepped up to head a parliamentary organisation which deals with mountain rescue.

17 November 2014

Opinion: Derbyshire council and those Rushup Edge bridleway works

When grough covered the recent furore over work carried out by Derbyshire County Council on bridleways and routes in the Peak District, we were taken to task over what some saw as giving a slanted view of the situation.

16 November 2014

Charity's final push for £30,000 to complete Glen Affric bothy restoration

A charity is pushing for final funds to enable it to restore a remote Highlands bothy. Trees for Life is £30,000 short of its target to bring back...

21 November 2014

Forestry minister will visit Fell Care Day volunteers in Lake District

A Government minister will visit volunteers taking part in the next Fell Care Day in the Lake District.

20 November 2014

New Sandstone Way mountain bike trail planned for Northumberland

A new mountain biking route is planned for next year in Northumberland. The Sandstone Way is a 193km (120-mile) trail linking Berwick-upon-Tweed an...

19 November 2014

Dartmoor team will make TV lottery appeal to buy rescue drone

A rescue team will make a television appeal to help it buy an innovative piece of equipment to help searches.

19 November 2014

Walker airlifted from Little Langdale after breaking leg

A woman was airlifted to hospital after badly breaking her leg when she slipped while walking in the Lake District.

18 November 2014

Five-hour night rescue for walkers lost on Helvellyn

Rescuers spent five hours searching for walkers lost on the slopes of England’s third highest mountain.

18 November 2014

'Stick together' plea from rescuers after Tryfan scrambling injury

Mountain rescuers stressed the importance of groups staying together on the hill after three men were rescued from a Snowdonia peak.

17 November 2014

Royal Marines officer pays tribute to Luke Ireland who died in Glen Clova

A Royal Marines officer has revealed the Commando who died in Glen Clova last week was hoping to become a Mountain Leader.

16 November 2014

University clubs to get instruction in bid to incease mountaineering safety

University students will get mountaineering instruction in a scheme backed by a Scottish charity. St John Scotland is funding the appointment of a ...

16 November 2014

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