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Poignant moment for rescuers as HMS Gannet Sea King heads to great hangar in sky

Rescuers have said a fond farewell to a workhorse that has been involved in hundreds of operations helping outdoor enthusiasts in distress.

Report reveals record number of people heading for the outdoors in England

More people than ever are heading for the great outdoors in England. Figures revealed today by the Government’s official advisers Natural England...

Minister Rory Stewart pledges England Coast Path cash is safe

A Westminster environment minister has pledged that cash for the England Coast Path is safe. Rory Stewart, parliamentary under-secretary at the Dep...

Ramblers say England Coast Path 'out in cold' in Chancellor's statement

Britain’s biggest walkers’ charity said it was concerned the England Coast Path had been left out in the cold in Chancellor’s autumn statement.

Team helps in rescue operation of stricken Coastguard helicopter

A rescue team helped in the recovery of a helicopter that had to make an unplanned landing after getting into difficulties on the slopes of a Yorkshire Dales fell.

Team stops Coastguard helicopter rolling over in Ingleborough rescue

A rescue team had to use its skills to help stop a search and rescue helicopter and its crew rolling over after it developed a fault.

Nine search dogs join hunt for North York Moors walker Stephen Gibson

A major search is continuing in deteriorating conditions in the North York Moors national park for a walker who has been missing for more than 24 hours.

Mountaineers welcome decision on Ben Wyvis windfarm appeal

Mountaineers have welcomed a decision to reject an appeal against the refusal to allow a windfarm on the slopes of a prominent Highland mountain.

No legal challenge from campaigners on North York Moors potash mine

Campaigners opposed to proposals for a giant mine in a national park said they will not mount a legal challenge to planners’ decision.

Lake District felltop assessors continue despite Storm Desmond 'ripping apart' office

The Lake District’s two felltop assessors have vowed their work will carry on despite their base being ‘ripped apart’ by flood water.

National Trust and Ramblers welcome Rory Stewart's Coast Path 2020 pledge

Two major charities have welcomed the news that England’s coastal path is on course for completion in five years’ time.

Friends of Lake District welcome refusal of plans to double size of wind turbines

Campaigners have welcomed planners’ decision to turn down an application to replace turbines at an existing windfarm with ones more than twice the height.

Injured off-roaders rescued after Land Rover slides 650ft down mid-Wales hill

Three off-roaders were injured when their vehicle went out of control and slipped more than 650ft down a hillside in mid-Wales.

Royal Navy Sea King crew honoured for heroic rescue of Ben Nevis pair

The crew of a Royal Navy Sea King helicopter has been honoured for its heroic rescue of two climbers in blizzard conditions on Britain’s highest mountain.

North York Moors walker Stephen Gibson still missing after 30-hour search

A huge search failed to find a walker who went missing on the North York Moors. Scarborough and Ryedale Mountain Rescue Team members stood down at ...

National trail volunteers enjoy coastal walks during Whitby meeting

Volunteers from England and Wales’s official long-distance paths met in a national park at the weekend.

Civilian rescue crews start training as Navy Sea King service nears end

Civilian rescue helicopter crews are to start training following the arrival of a new aircraft at its Scottish base.

Campaigner Kate warns Welsh footpath plans could spread to England

A leading campaigner said she fears for the future of Welsh footpaths if Government proposals go ahead.


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