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Rescuers searching for missing walker Richard Hayne find body on Helvellyn

Rescuers searching for a missing walker have found a body. The discovery on the Helvellyn range followed a major search after 61-year-old Richard H...

01 June 2014

Air ambulance lifts walker from Great Gable after head injury

A walker was airlifted from Great Gable after suffering head injuries in a fall. The Great North Air Ambulance was scrambled to go to the aid of th...

31 May 2014

Police plea to paddlers after River Tees kayak find sparks search

Police have appealed to paddlers to let them know if they have to abandon their kayaks. The plea came after the discovery of two kayaks this mornin...

30 May 2014

Peak District teams rescue rugby helicopter trio after moorland touchdown

Three occupants of a helicopter had to be rescued from the Peak District moors after they made an unexpected touchdown on their way to a rugby match.

30 May 2014

Edinburgh walker Daniel Leaf dies in 1,000ft fall from Ben Alder

A walker has died after falling 1,000ft on a Highland munro. Daniel Leaf, 55, of Edinburgh, was walking with a group on Ben Alder on Saturday when ...

28 May 2014

Pennine Way walker rescued after becoming ill near Wessenden

A walker was rescued from the Pennine Way after he became ill. Holme Valley Mountain Rescue Team was called out on Monday when the man, in his mid-...

27 May 2014

Yorkshire Dales fellrunner treated after collapsing in Austwick race

A fellrunner collapsed while taking part in a race in the Yorkshire Dales. The 36-year-old man was competing in the Austwick Fell Race today when h...

26 May 2014

Nine-year-old boy found safe and well after going missing on Carling Knott

A search was launched after a nine-year-old boy went missing while hillwalking on a Lakeland fell. Cockermouth Mountain Rescue Team was called out ...

25 May 2014

Injured walker airlifted to hospital after Tryfan fall

An injured walker had to be airlifted to hospital after straying on to a mountain face described by rescuers as ‘unforgiving’.

25 May 2014

'Daring acrobatics' as stuck scrambler winched from Snowdonia crag

An experienced walker and climber had to be rescued after he got stuck on a route in Snowdonia. The 65-year-old from Manchester was tackling a scra...

31 May 2014

Helm Crag ascent by Alan Hinkes tops Wainwright Society fundraiser

The only Briton to summit the world’s 14 highest mountains admitted he has yet to complete the ascent of the Lake District’s Wainwrights.

30 May 2014

Calder Valley rescuers' plea after £600-worth of gear stolen from volunteer

A rescue team is appealing for the public’s help after gear worth £600 was stolen from one of its volunteer members.

30 May 2014

Dizzy girl stetchered from Place Fell as 'precaution'

A girl had to be stretchered from a Lake District mountain after she became dizzy and was unable to carry on.

29 May 2014

Aberdeen rescuers plan summer of events to mark 50th anniversary

A mountain rescue team that grew out of a collection of hillwalking club members and Territorial Army volunteers is celebrating its golden anniversary.

28 May 2014

Injured and collapsed walkers airlifted from Kinder Scout

An injured walker was airlifted on Monday from the Peak District’s highest hill. There was initial confusion after Kinder Mountain Rescue Team wa...

26 May 2014

Second rescue for Patterdale team as Aira Force walker carried from site

A rescue team called to help a man injured at a Lake District beauty spot had to deal with a second casualty who fell a short time later.

26 May 2014

Walker rescued after breaking leg on Scafell Pike

A walker was stretchered from England’s highest mountain after breaking her leg. Wasdale Mountain Rescue Team was called out at 3.50pm yesterday ...

25 May 2014

Injured girl airlifted from fell on Scafell range

A girl was airlifted to hospital after dislocating her kneecap while walking on the Scafell range. The 14-year-old was with a school group at Calf ...

23 May 2014

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