Man dies after falling 600ft from Cairngorms mountain

A man has died after falling 600ft in the Cairngorms. Police were contacted about 12.45pm today and the Cairngorm Mountain Rescue Team was called o...

04 July 2014

Walker injured in Buttermere fall

A woman was rescued after injuring herself in a fall while walking on a Lake District path. The 79-year-old from Wigan suffered cuts to her head an...

03 July 2014

Yorkshire Dales bosses urge Tour de France visitors to take extra care

National park bosses are urging visitors to keep their dogs under control as extra crowds converge on the area for the Tour de France.

01 July 2014

'Sloppy drafting' of Government bill 'could see public spaces privatised'

Campaigners fear ‘sloppy drafting’ in a coalition Government bill could open the door to public land being sold off to private companies.

30 June 2014

Glasgow Explorer Scout dies while gorge scrambling in north Italy

A teenage Explorer Scout has died while gorge scrambling in Italy. Elliot Peacock, 14, was with a group taking part in the activity at the Lillaz F...

30 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

Mountain rescuers treat three cyclists after crashes on Tour de France route

A mountain rescue team stationed high on a Yorkshire Dales pass in preparation for the Tour de France had to deal with two cycling accidents.

03 July 2014

Lord Lonsdale's agents say several bids received in Blencathra sale

Agents acting for the owner of a Lake District mountain who is putting the peak up for sale said they have received several offers.

02 July 2014

Father and son airlifted from Tryfan after getting stuck on climbing route

Two climbers had to be airlifted from a Snowdonia mountain after they got stuck. A man and his 24-year-old son, from Cheshire, were tackling the Gr...

30 June 2014

Blencathra campaigners plan walk to foot of fell to mark bid deadline

Campaigners hoping to buy a Lake District mountain will walk to the base of the fell to mark the closing dates for bids.

30 June 2014

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


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