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Keswick festival Fell Care Day volunteers brave wind and rain in clean-up event

A team of volunteers recovered from an early morning setback to complete their tasks clearing rubbish and restoring paths as part of a mountain festival.

Mountaineering council unveils paths and litter campaign at Kendal festival

The body that represents hillwalkers, climbers and mountaineers south of the border revealed it will launch a major campaign next year to help Britain’s upland paths.

Volunteers bag 11 loads of rubbish and beer keg in Wasdale clean-up

Wasdale, home to England’s highest mountain and deepest lake, is looking a little more spruce after the efforts of a volunteer clean-up squad.

Campaigners fight Lowther's second attempt for White Moss development

Campaigners are objecting to a second attempt by a Cumbrian landowner to build a visitor centre on a Lake District common.

Forestry minister will visit Fell Care Day volunteers in Lake District

A Government minister will visit volunteers taking part in the next Fell Care Day in the Lake District.

Alan Hinkes toasts 60 years of Lakeland volunteers with Great Gable pint

A record-breaking British mountaineer combined his two loves to mark the Lake District’s volunteers’ 60 years of service.

Outdoor fans urged to help clean up Snowdonia at Envirotrek event

A mountain leader is urging outdoor fans to help clean up Snowdonia after the recent hot spell led to an extra influx of visitors and the inevitable increase in rubbish left behind.

The great outdoors in 2013: our look back at the events of the year

'Sheepwrecked fells', a porcupine, octupus and bottled vole: the outdoors can be a surprising place...

Keen-sponsored hill clean-up will take place in Peak and Lake Districts

Outdoor enthusiasts are being offered the chance to clean up the environment and join in action pursuits for a second year.

The outdoors year in view: our look back through 2015's triumphs, tragedies and curiosities

The year provided plenty of outdoor adventures, not least provided by Mother Nature herself, as exceptional weather became the norm.

Scafell Pike litter blitz will take place after mountain of rubbish found

A television crew will film an upcoming effort to clear England’s highest mountain of rubbish, as part of a series on countrywide littering.

Three Peaks Challengers urged to register on partnership website

Custodians of Britain’s three highest national peaks are encouraging challenge participants to use an online piece of kit to make their ascents safer and less damaging.

Minister drops in on Fell Care Day as 18 rubber ducks removed from lake

Volunteer paddlers pulled 18 rubber ducks, along with watering cans and a tyre from a Cumbrian lake during a clean-up.

Gathering of experts will put mountain charity challenges under spotlight

Charity challenge walks will come under the spotlight at a gathering organised by the British Mountaineering Council.

Rangers remind Lake District visitors: we have no poo fairies

Lake District rangers say the beauty of the area is being blighted by unthinking visitors leaving litter.

Watering cans among huge haul of rubbish cleared by Lakeland volunteers

Volunteer litter pickers pulled a couple of watering cans, along with more mundane rubbish, from the shores of three Cumbrian lakes.

Volunteers collect 25 bags of rubbish in Peak District Envirotrek clean-up

A fork stuck in a tree, discarded tent poles and numerous disposable barbecues were among items cleared from the national park countryside in the first of a series of clean-ups.

More than 200 divers among 500 volunteers in Windermere lake clean-up

An underwater clean-up of England’s largest natural lake attracted volunteers from across the country.


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