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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...

Stick a Stanage sticker in your climber's stocking for a warm festive glow

Stuck for a stocking filler for your favourite cragrat? How about a Stick up for Stanage sticker that will give them a year’s free parking at one...

Patterdale team in action as Glenridding floods for second time in four days

A Lake District mountain rescue team was called out overnight to help residents in a nearby village which flooded for the second time four days.

Snowdonia national park gains international dark sky reserve accolade

Visitors to a national park will find themselves in the dark after it gained a rare international accolade.

Friends of Lake District welcome refusal of plans to double size of wind turbines

Campaigners have welcomed planners’ decision to turn down an application to replace turbines at an existing windfarm with ones more than twice the height.

Fire service donation boosts Dartmoor rescuers' fleet

A fleet of rescue vehicles has been expanded thanks to a donation from firefighters. Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service formally handed ove...

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.

Ornithology charity appeals for help as it reveals curlews at risk

One of the most distinctive UK moorland birds is at risk as numbers of the species plummet. The curlew has been placed on the British red list of b...

Rescuers use technology and dog's skills to find lost Stoodley Pike walker

A missing walker was found using a combination of technology and animal skills. Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team was called out on Sunday when ...

Brontë Falls walker airlifted from moors after breaking leg

A walker was airlifted from a Yorkshire beauty spot after he suffered a suspected broken leg. Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team was called out a...

Calder Valley team marks day of moorland tragedy which led to its creation

A rescue team is today marking the anniversary of a tragedy that led to the setting up of the organisation 50 years ago.

Pennine peat project saves CO2 equivalent to 7-million-mile car trip

Work on conserving peat moorlands in the Pennines have saved as much carbon dioxide as a 7-million-mile car journey would produce.

Trust welcomes Holyrood refusal of Glencassley and Sallachy windfarms

Campaigners have welcomed the Scottish Government’s refusal of plans for two Highland windfarms. The Glencassley and Sallachy developments in Sut...


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