A wild start to 2016 set the tone for the following 12 months with record-breaking rescue numbers, climbing achievements and astonishing challenges, making it a year to remember.
Aircrews from the Royal Navy’s search and rescue helicopters made an emotional final tour of Scottish communities today.
The crest of the former Royal Navy helicopter rescue base will hang in the new civilian service’s crewroom in recognition of the history and heritage of the Scottish operation.
The year provided plenty of outdoor adventures, not least provided by Mother Nature herself, as exceptional weather became the norm.
The Lake District’s two felltop assessors have vowed their work will carry on despite their base being ‘ripped apart’ by flood water.
Civilian rescue helicopter crews are to start training following the arrival of a new aircraft at its Scottish base.
A major search involving more than 60 rescuers at the weekend failed to find missing walker Eric Cyl.
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...
Rescuers have found the body of a walker who went missing more than two weeks ago on Ben Nevis. The crew of a Royal Navy helicopter spotted the bod...
The flag has finally been lowered at a rescue base in a ceremony ending 44 years of history. HMS Gannet, home to the Royal Navy’s Sea King helico...
Royal Navy search and rescue helicopter crew members will make a final fly-past of some of the scenes of their most daring operations this week.
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...
Rescuers have said a fond farewell to a workhorse that has been involved in hundreds of operations helping outdoor enthusiasts in distress.
The crew of a Royal Navy Sea King helicopter has been honoured for its heroic rescue of two climbers in blizzard conditions on Britain’s highest mountain.
An injured walker was rescued from a Lake District mountain in a six-hour operation involving two teams and a Royal Navy helicopter crew.
A mountain biker was airlifted to hospital after he was found in woodland in the Lake District. Cockermouth Mountain Rescue Team was called out abo...
Two walkers who got lost overnight on England’s highest mountain were found after a major search involving five mountain rescue teams.
Rescuers are asking walkers to be on the lookout for a missing dog after its owner had to be stretchered from a mountain.