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Friends of Blencathra: 'negotiations still open' on mountain sale

A community group bidding to buy a Lake District mountain said it was business as usual and they believe negations are still continuing despite the owner saying it had been sold.

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.

Eight-stone rottweiler coaxed from Snowdonia cliff as walkers rescued

An eight-stone rottweiler had to be rescued from a Snowdonia crag after getting stuck with its owner.

Cautious welcome as one fifth of Scotland declared 'wild land'

Ramblers, mountaineers and conservationists welcomed the Scottish Government’s new policy that designates almost a fifth of the nation as wild land.

Two injured Lake District climbers rescued after separate falls

Two climbers were airlifted to hospital after suffering injuries in separate falls in the Lake District.

Ramblers boss urges Scots to walk from sofa to summit

The boss of the Ramblers in Scotland said people should be encouraged to walk from sofa to summit. Dave Morris today welcomed the launch of the Sco...

Mountaineers' dismay at Government Stronelairg windfarm approval

Mountaineers and conservationists have condemned the Scottish Government’s decision to give the go-ahead to a major windfarm in the Monadhliath Mountains.

Lowe Alpine clothing production to end again as Rab range extended

Lowe Alpine's owners announce the end of production of its clothing range, just three years after it resumed.

Mountaineers say windfarm would affect 'extraordinary' Glen Affric

Mountaineers have voiced their opposition to a windfarm development in the Highlands they said would make an extraordinary landscape ordinary.

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.

Hill sleuth Myrddyn goes in search of the 'missing' Berwyn mountain

Amateur hill surveyor Myrddyn Phillips finally nails the height of a peak that was overlooked by OS until walkers stumbled across it 25 years ago.

War of words breaks out over Blencathra community asset bid deadline

A group which wants to register a Lake District mountain as a community asset says a council has reneged on a pledge to deal with the application before the closing date for the fell’s sale.

Man suffers multiple injuries in 200ft fall from Grasmoor scramble route

A man suffered multiple injuries in a 200ft fall while scrambling in the Lake District. The 23-year-old local man fell from Grasmoor today while ta...

On test: Montane Prism sleeping bag

Montane's new technical sleeping bag uses PrimaLoft Eco insulation that could just have been designed with the British weather in mind.

Outdoor bodies brief Westminster politicians ahead of general election

Outdoor representatives urged parliamentarians to support their cause in a ‘speed-briefing’ at Westminster.

Ramblers' footpath volunteers' work saves councils £1m

Volunteers from Britain’s biggest walking charity contributed almost £1m-worth of work fixing footpaths last year.

On test: Silva Visibility Jacket

We put to the test a bright yellow jacket from Silva aimed at runners and cyclists...

Outdoor fans urged to vote for Ben Nevis in National Lottery poll

Outdoor enthusiasts are being urged to vote for the UK’s highest mountain in an online poll being run by the National Lottery.


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