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Star party will mark North York Moors Danby dark skies status

A star party will take place to celebrate the new dark skies status of a national park visitor centre.

Lost Kinder Scout walkers rescued by Buxton team members on training exercise

Two walkers were brought to safety after going missing on the Peak District’s highest hill. Derbyshire Police alerted Edale Mountain Rescue Team ...

Campaigners urge rethink on Lancashire council's countryside sites plan

Campaigners have urged a local authority to rethink its plans for its countryside sites. Lancashire County Council said it intends to stop looking ...

Border Ridge refuge hut 'saved hypothermic walker's life' say rescuers

Rescuers said the existence of a mountain refuge hut probably saved the life of a walker on the Border Ridge.

Actor Brian Blessed backs Peak District fundraising Walk in the Park event

A larger-than-life television personality and adventurer has thrown his weight behind a scheme to help care for trails in a national park.

Take a torch, map and compass, say rescuers after Dartmoor walker gets lost

Rescuers pleaded with walkers to take the correct gear with them when they head for the Dartmoor hills.

Two callouts for rescuers to injured and lost Bleaklow walkers

Three teams took part in the rescue of injured and lost walkers on the Peak District’s second highest hill in two separate incidents.

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.

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.

Peak District mountain biker rescued after breaking leg in Houndkirk crash

A mountain biker was rescued from a Peak District hill after injuring herself when she crashed. Edale Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 1.2...

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.

National park bosses plead with walkers to stop building cairns

National park wardens are pleading with walkers to stop making cairns on the mountains. Snowdonia staff say footpaths and the fragile upland enviro...

Two walkers rescued after getting lost on Dartmoor route in 'horrendous' weather

Two walkers were brought to safety from Dartmoor after getting lost in conditions described by rescuers as horrendous.

Birthday boy Javed Bhatti on course to complete remarkable Pennine Way double

Ultrarunner Javed Bhatti is on course to complete a remarkable winter double run of the Pennine Way this weekend.

Government approves 70-mile section of England Coast Path along North Sea shore

The longest stretch of England’s coastal path so far proposed was given approval by the Government today.

Runners in The Spine Race face a night in driving rain on Yorkshire moors

The event dubbed Britain’s most brutal race is underway, with competitors currently having to cope with driving rain as they negotiate the Yorkshire moors in the dark.

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.

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...

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