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Leyburn police appeal for information after buzzard shot dead

Police are asking for the information from the public after a buzzard was shot dead just outside the Yorkshire Dales national park.

30 April 2014

Climber Alan Hinkes goes head-to-head with Beckham and Murray for award

Record-breaking mountaineer Alan Hinkes has joined an elite list including footballer David Beckham and tennis player Andy Murray.

29 April 2014

Joint winners Adam Perry and Kim Collison share the Fellsman spoils

One of the country’s toughest ultrarunning events finished in a tie for the first time in many years.

27 April 2014

Three Peaks Race winners miss record-breakers' £1,000 bonus

Bonuses of £1,000 went unclaimed as high winds and boggy underfoot conditions prevented runners smashing records in the Three Peaks Race.

27 April 2014

Two walkers rescued from Raise after getting lost on Helvellyn range

Rescuers led two lost walkers to safety after they called for help from the Helvellyn range. The two men from Bishop Auckland in County Durham beca...

25 April 2014

Wasdale team rescues 15 Scafell Pike walkers from Burnmoor Tarn

A major search was launched to find a group of 15 walkers missing on England’s highest mountain. Wasdale Mountain Rescue Team was called out at 8...

24 April 2014

Met Office launches new mountain weather forecasts for mobiles

A simplified mountain weather forecast website is now available for mobile users from the national weather forecasting agency.

24 April 2014

Dylan Arwel Rattray named as 21-year-old who fell to his death on Snowdon

A walker who fell to his death on Wales’s highest mountain has been named. Dylan Arwel Rattray, 21, fell 150m (500ft) on Snowdon on Good Friday a...

24 April 2014

Family of four rescued after major night-time search on Kinder Scout

Five mountain rescue teams mounted a major search for a family lost at night on the Peak District’s highest hill.

23 April 2014

Police award for 'Kendal Eddie', veteran of 1,000 mountain rescues

A veteran of a thousand mountain rescue callouts received a police award in recognition of his service to the community.

30 April 2014

Police helicopter pictures help rescuers find couple and dog on Tryfan

Mountain rescuers used photographs taken from a police helicopter to pinpoint the position of a couple and their dog stuck on crags on a Snowdonia mountain.

28 April 2014

Three cavers freed from Kingsdale pothole in 12-hour night-time operation

Cave divers joined two rescue teams in a 12-hour operation to free three trapped cavers in the western Dales.

27 April 2014

Campaigner Kate Ashbrook urges public to reignite Kinder Trespassers' zeal

A leading outdoors campaigner said the zeal of the Kinder Scout trespassers must be reignited to protect the countryside from Government attacks on green spaces.

26 April 2014

Rescuers find body at foot of Malham Cove in Yorkshire Dales

A body has been found at a Yorkshire Dales beauty spot and major rock-climbing venue. Rescuers were called out this morning to reports of a person ...

25 April 2014

Cragfast labrador Duke rescued from Ben Lomond

A dog had to be rescued from the most southerly munro after getting stuck on a craggy ledge. Duke, a 10½-month-old brown labrador, disappeared whi...

24 April 2014

6,000 back call to axe tax on mountain rescue 'heroes'

Two parliamentarians will today deliver a 6,000-signature petition calling for the scrapping of VAT on mountain rescue teams’ equipment.

24 April 2014

Three Peaks Race offers £1,000 bonus to runners breaking 18-year record

A £500 bounty is on offer for a fellrunner who can beat an 18-year-old race record on its diamond jubilee event.

23 April 2014

Climber injured in Bwlch y Moch fall

A climber was rescued from a north Wales route after falling and injuring his knee. The 31-year-old was climbing with a companion at Bwlch y Moch a...

23 April 2014

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