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Three mountain rescuers awarded MBE in Queen's Birthday Honours

Three mountain rescuers will have a trip to Buckingham Palace after being recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours.

Cotswold Outdoor owners snap up Snow & Rock shop chain

The company that owns the Cotswold Outdoor stores has snapped up a rival retailer. AS Adventure Group announced today it had acquired the Snow & Ro...

Heads up as sock brand Bridgedale adds range of hats to its collection

Best known for its socks, UK brand Bridgedale now has a range to keep your head warm as well as your toes.

This winter could be sunniest on record, Met Office says

This winter may be the sunniest on record, the Met Office said. If average sunshine continues for the rest of the month, the UK will have seen more...

Met Office says 2014 was warmest year on record

Last year was the UK’s warmest on record, the Met Office said. Provisional figures released by the country's official weather forecasters show th...

Amber warning as violent storms, snow and thunder head for UK mountains

Tomorrow looks like a day to avoid walking the mountain tops as forecasters predict hurricane-speed winds for the western Highlands and violent storms affecting much of the North of England.

This autumn is set to be third warmest on record, says Met Office

This autumn is likely to be the third warmest on record, the Met Office said. Unless temperatures plummet in the final few days of November, averag...

Royal Marines officer pays tribute to Luke Ireland who died in Glen Clova

A Royal Marines officer has revealed the Commando who died in Glen Clova last week was hoping to become a Mountain Leader.

Hill sleuths attempt to get to bottom of confusion on Snowdon's height

A survey reveals Snowdon's height will remain the same, but at the same time thousands of walkers will climb an extra metre.

Ex-Irish finance boss Simon Skinner appointed chief of National Trust of Scotland

The former boss of an Irish financial services company has been appointed chief at Scotland’s largest conservation charity.

Royal Navy Sea King makes first rescue landing on hospital pad 14 storeys up

A Royal Navy rescue helicopter has ‘christened’ a new landing pad at a Scottish hospital. The helipad is perched 14 storeys above ground at Sou...

Sock brand Bridgedale strengthens North America foothold with new Toronto base

The Northern Ireland sock company is establishing a sales base for North America...

Warnings issued as Scottish mountains set to be hit by 100mph winds

Winds reaching speeds of 100mph are expected on Scottish mountains over the next two days. The Met Office has issued an amber warning for the Highl...

The outdoors year in view: our look back at the events of 2014

Here's grough's look over the shoulder at 12 months' of outdoor action...

Santa's little help: our guide to Christmas stocking fillers for the outdoors fan

Looking for a gift for the outdoors enthusiast in your life? Look no further...

Cross on top of Ireland's highest mountain Carrauntoohil cut down

A large metal cross that stood at the summit of Ireland’s highest mountain has been cut down. The 5m (16ft) structure was erected on top of 1,038...

Body found in Glen Clova search for missing Commando Luke Ireland

A body has been found by rescuers searching for a man missing in the Angus Glens. A major search involving three mountain rescue teams and 240 Roya...

Two Tweed Valley mountain rescuers gain distinguished service awards

A man who first volunteered to work with a mountain rescue team as part of his Duke of Edinburgh’s Award has been rewarded for almost 40 years' service with the team.

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