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Mend Our Mountains-funded work begins with Exmoor footpath restoration

Footpath repairs supported by a crowdfunding project have begun on Exmoor. A section of a route near Chains Combe in Exmoor national park is the fi...

Rescuers condemn theft of safety gear installed in Yorkshire Dales cave for festival

Vital safety equipment placed underground in the Yorkshire Dales by a rescue team has been stolen. The Clapham-based Cave Rescue Organisation conde...

More biker callouts as England and Wales mountain rescue figures rise

The number of mountain rescue incidents in England and Wales increased last year, bucking a trend of declining callouts.

Tragedy and comedy as Cockermouth rescuers clock up second-busiest year

A Lake District mountain rescue team had its second-busiest on record in 2015, with 76 callouts recorded in the year.

Scottish mountain rescuers deny split as three teams question organisation's 'focus'

Mountain rescuers in Scotland have denied the movement is about to split, after the three busiest teams expressed dissatisfaction with the way its umbrella body was operating.

Coniston rescuers reveal 2015 was busiest in team's 69-year history

Another Cumbrian rescue team has revealed it had a record-breaking year for callouts. Coniston Mountain Rescue Team dealt with 66 incidents in 2015...

Calder Valley rescuers tackle Spine challenge to boost team's flood response

Four rescue team members will push themselves to the limit in an effort to raise cash to boost their organisation’s ability to respond to future flooding events.

Devon rescuers who travelled 300 miles thank York flood victims for warm welcome

A rescue team has spoken of the warm welcome its members received after helping the people of York during the recent floods.

Frantic Christmas for Edale team as two brought from hills and flood victims rescued

A Peak District rescuer has described his team’s work helping ensure the safety of flood victims across the North of England, and rescuing an injured walker and a man lost on the national park’s highest hill.

Lyon Equipment donates gear to replace stolen Kingsdale cave safety line

A leading outdoor gear company has stepped in to help a rescue team whose vital safety equipment was stolen from a Yorkshire Dales cave.

Environment professionals challenge Government to keep standards after EU vote

An environmental body has called on the UK Government to retain or improve protection following the country’s vote to leave the European Union.

Time is running out to pledge cash to Mend Our Mountains crowdfunder

Time is running out for outdoor fans to pledge their cash to help a crowdfunding effort to repair some of England and Wales’s most popular mountain paths.

£5,000 charity grant will boost Woodhead Mountain Rescue Team's flood gear

A charity linked to a construction company has boosted a mountain rescue team’s funds. The £5,000 donation to the Woodhead team in South Yorkshi...

Calder Valley rescuers boost flood-gear funds with Spine Challenge effort

A rescue team’s funds were boosted by more than £1,000 by the efforts of four of its members who tackled a gruelling Pennine challenge.

Record year for Kendal rescue team as callouts reach new high

A Cumbrian rescue team saw its callouts rise to a new high last year. Kendal Mountain Search and Rescue Team responded to 73 alerts in 2015, an inc...

Mountain rescuers in action as Storm Frank sweeps across southern Scotland

Mountain rescue teams in southern Scotland were active helping residents as Storm Frank hit the area yesterday, causing floods in many towns and villages in the Borders and Dumfries and Galloway.

Thirty mountain rescuers from three team join search for missing woman Sally Allan

Three mountain rescue teams have taken part in a major search for a woman missing in Northumberland. Sally Allan has not been seen since she left h...

Ogwen Valley team rescues lost hillwalker as members join flood operations

A north Wales mountain rescue team helped a lost walker to safety while members were taking part in the massive operation across Britain to help those hit by floods.

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