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Key rescue for Swaledale team on Butter Tubs Pass

Rescuers were called out to a Yorkshire Dales hillside on a key mission to help a stranded motorist. Swaledale Mountain Rescue Team was alerted by ...

15 July 2014

Girl airlifted from Snowdonia mountain after 230ft fall

A girl was rescued from a Snowdonia mountain after surviving a 230ft fall from a ridge. The 17-year-old was with a group making her way down to the...

14 July 2014

Ogwen Valley rescue team looking for challenge event competitors

A Snowdonia mountain rescue team is on the lookout for adventurous runners and walkers who like a challenge.

14 July 2014

Peak District walker discovers climber injured in 50ft fall at Laddow Rocks

An injured climber was airlifted to hospital after he was discovered by a passing walker on a Peak District hillside.

14 July 2014

Mountain biker airlifted after collapsing on High Street fells

A mountain biker was airlifted to hospital after collapsing on the Lakeland fells. The 47-year-old, from Houston, Texas, was riding on the High Str...

11 July 2014

Walker airlifted from Lakeland path after collapsing in Dovedale

A walker was airlifted from a Lakeland path after collapsing and losing consciousness. The 71-year-old from Preston in Lancashire was walking with ...

10 July 2014

Lost Coast to Coast walker found above Haweswater after four-hour search

A woman on the Coast to Coast Walk was rescued after a major search involving 50 mountain rescuers. The woman, from the Netherlands, got lost while...

09 July 2014

Andrew Griffiths handed jail sentence for hoax that led to rescuers' callout

A man whose hoax call led to a night-time search by 11 volunteer mountain rescuers was handed a suspended jail sentence and ordered to pay a total of £593.

09 July 2014

Fleece maker Polartec accuses Pontetorto of patent infringement

Outdoor textile company Polartec is suing an Italian firm for alleged patent infringement. The Massachusetts-based company, which invented modern s...

08 July 2014

Liz Truss appointed Environment Secretary as Cameron sacks Paterson

The climate-change sceptic minister in charge of England’s outdoors has been sacked by Prime Minister David Cameron, to be replaced by a rising star from the Conservative Party.

15 July 2014

Brothers among four walkers rescued from High Crag in bad weather

A group of walkers was rescued from a Lake District mountain after getting lost. Cockermouth Mountain Rescue Team went to the aid of four people wh...

14 July 2014

Peakbagger Jonny Muir prepares for London highpoints challenge

An author and peakbagger is planning a non-stop round of a dozen peaks seldom visited by hillwalkers and mountaineers.

14 July 2014

Two injured walkers rescued in separate Lake District incidents

Two walkers were rescued after injuring themselves on Lake District fells. A 57-year-old woman from Langholm, Dumfries and Galloway, was on Little ...

14 July 2014

Hot dog prompts rescuer for walkers on Moel Famau

A rescue team went to the aid of a dog and its owners who were disoriented on the highest hill in the Clwydian Range.

11 July 2014

Ramblers welcome Government go-ahead for Isle of Wight coast path

Campaigners have welcomed the coalition Government’s announcement that it will create a coast path around the Isle of Wight.

10 July 2014

Duke of Edinburgh's leader airlifted after Kinder Scout injury

A woman was rescued from the Peak District’s highest hill after falling and injuring herself. The 59-year-old was assessing a Duke of Edinburgh...

09 July 2014

Mountaineers urge ministers to reject Talladh-a-Bheithe windfarm plans

Mountaineers are objecting to plans for a 24-turbine windfarm in the shadow of Highland peaks Ben Alder and Schiehallion.

08 July 2014

Friends hail Blencathra's community asset listing as 'quantum leap'

The campaigning group hoping to buy the Cumbrian mountain Blencathra is claiming a victory after it said the peak has been declared a community asset.

08 July 2014

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