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Campaigner Kate Ashbrook: Brexit threat to countryside 'deeply worrying'

A tireless fighter for access rights is worried the exit from the European Union will have serious effects on the great outdoors.

Two Duke of Edinburgh's Award groups rescued after getting lost on Bleaklow

Two groups of young walkers from the same school were rescued after getting lost in wintry weather on the Peak District’s second-highest hill.

Keep your dogs under control to protect wildlife, plead Peak District rangers

National park officers are urging walkers to keep their dogs under control during the breeding season for wildlife.

Lost Ben Lomond pair were 'not equipped' for winter munro walking

Two walkers who got lost in the dark on Scotland’s southernmost munro in winter conditions were fortunate to escape without injury, rescuers said.

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.

'Bleary-eyed' Llanberis rescue team has busiest month on record

Britain’s busiest volunteer mountain rescue team has just clocked up its busiest ever month. Llanberis Mountain Rescue Team, whose area includes ...

Ramblers welcome Appeal Court ruling that could open up 1,000 'lost' paths

Up to 1,000 lost paths and bridleways could be reinstated after the Court of Appeal upheld a case based on a law passed more than 200 years ago.

RAF Valley Sea King carries out 10,000th rescue on busy Snowdonia Saturday

The crew of the search and rescue Sea King helicopter based at RAF Valley on Anglesey carried out the flight’s 10,000th rescue over the weekend when it went to the aid of an injured walker.

Attacks on sheep prompt warning to Peak District dog walkers

Dog walkers in the Peak District are being urged to keep their pets on a lead after attacks on sheep.

Calder Valley rescuers retrace route of ill fated blizzard worker to mark 50th year

A rescue team marked its 50th anniversary with a walk along the fateful moorland route taken by a reservoir keeper whose death led to the setting up of the group.

Lost Bleaklow walker found after seven-hour night-time search

A man was brought to safety from the Peak District’s second-highest hill after a seven-hour night-time search involving three mountain rescue teams.

New 'insidious' enclosure moves threaten green spaces, campaigner Kate warns

The country faces a new enclosure movement that threatens England’s public spaces, a campaigner warned.

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.

'We have only 10 years to save lost paths' says access expert Phil Wadey

An access expert has warned the clock is ticking for thousands of public highways. Phil Wadey, vice-chairman of the Open Spaces Society, warned the...

Open Spaces Society celebrates 150 years of access 'battle honours'

Britain’s oldest national conservation organisation has produced a list of more than 100 ‘battle honours’ as it prepares to mark its 150th anniversary.

Everest summiteer Doug Scott appeal for funds for charity to help Nepal victims

One of the first Britons to climb Everest has appealed directly to the outdoor community to help an appeal for earthquake victims in Nepal.

Scots and Welsh mountains are only for the experienced this Easter, experts warn

Experts in Scotland and Wales are warning of the dangers of ill-prepared walkers going on to the mountains this Easter.

Open Spaces Society plans celebrations to mark 150 years of campaigning

Britain’s oldest national conservation body is planning a big picnic to celebrate its 150th anniversary.


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