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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...

South-west cavers launch appeal to aid cave rescuers who helped in northern floods

Cavers in the South-West have organised an appeal for cave rescuers who helped in the recent floods in the North of England.

Royal Navy Sea King rescue crews go out on a high as final shift begins

Crews at the UK’s busiest search and rescue helicopter base have started their final shift. The men and women who fly the Royal Navy’s Sea King...

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.

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.

Mountain rescuers from across country in action as floods hit northern England

Volunteers from mountain rescue and search teams from across the country have been taking a crucial role during some of the worst floods in living memory in northern England.

Calder Valley rescuers launch mission to return Carl the Snail home after Carlisle floods

A rescue team has launched a mission to return a Cumbrian visitor to his home after the devastating floods of Storm Desmond.

Derby rescue team receives £5,000 of kit to replace second-hand flood rescue gear

A mountain rescue team has received more than £5,000-worth of kit after being spotted using second-hand clothing during the recent Cumbria floods.

Kendal rescuers among flood victims as Storm Desmond hit town

Rescuers in a flood-hit Cumbrian town have revealed that a team member’s home was badly affected by water during Storm Desmond.

Met Office confirms December 2015 was UK's wettest month on record

It will come as little surprise to most outdoor enthusiasts to learn that December 2015 was the wettest month on record.

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.

Outdoor fans urged to have a Grand Day Out to help flood victims and rescuers

Mountaineering legend Sir Chris Bonington is leading an event organised by the outdoors community to help Cumbrians who suffered 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.

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.

Border search team pair gear up for 109-mile Mountain Rescue Challenge

Imagine running a marathon. Not so tough, eh? Now imagine doing it in the middle of winter, carrying a pack over rough terrain in the mountains. A...

Duddon and Furness rescuers raise more than £2,000 for Storm Desmond flood victims

Members of a mountain rescue team who took part in the operation to help Cumbria during Storm Desmond have raised more than £2,000 for flood victims.

Lake District car park charges waived as flood appeal fund tops £3 million

Charges at five car parks across the Lake District are being waived until after the New Year, to help attract visitors back to the area.

Fund appeals for donations to help restore storm damaged Ullswater valley

An organisation has set up a fund to help restore the landscape and wildlife of the Lake District following the devastating Storm Desmond.


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