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Police investigate after tests reveal hen harrier was shot on Clydesdale moor

Police are investigating the death of a bird of prey on remote moorland near the Southern Upland Way in South Lanarkshire.

Group of 16 walkers rescued from Bleaklow after torch batteries run out

Rescuers were called out twice to the Peak District’s second-highest hill when walkers got lost. Glossop Mountain Rescue Team was alerted about 1...

Northern Traverse runners will race across Wainwright's Coast to Coast route

We’re not sure Alfred would have approved, in fact we’re pretty sure it would have brought a frown to the brow of the opinionated fellwalker.

Woman with broken ankle rescued after falling in water at Brontë beauty spot

A woman was rescued after breaking her ankle when she fell into water at a West Yorkshire beauty spot.

Investment needed to help maintain wildlife havens, national parks say

Investment is needed if England’s national parks are to continue providing a haven for wildlife and rare plants, a body representing the parks’ authorities said.

Cleveland rescue team to hold recruitment day in search for new members

A mountain rescue team is on the lookout for new members. Cleveland Mountain Rescue Team will hold a recruitment evening next Wednesday for potenti...

Four free phone apps that will help you identify moorland wildlife and features

Can you tell your curlew from your dunlin? Can you differentiate between Yorkshire fog and sheep’s fescue? Help is at hand for outdoor fans in a ...

Campaigners fear further cuts to national parks as Chancellor prepares Budget

Government cuts to national park funding over the past five years have led to the loss of hundreds of jobs and led to a major reductions in services to visitors and residents.

Pull on your boots and head for Asturias, Spain's walkers' green paradise

Asturias in northern Spain is a far cry from the crowded resort beaches, with soaring mountains and peaceful coastal walks.

'Calamitous' conditions may lead to curtailed grouse-shooting season

Moorland landowners said this year’s grouse shooting season has been hit by what it calls ‘calamitous’ conditions.

Dartmoor Ashburton rescue team overwhelmed as appeal tops £34,000

A team of rescuers said it is overwhelmed by the generous response to its appeal for cash for a new vehicle.

Inexperienced walkers rescued after getting stuck in Borrowdale gully

Two walkers were rescued after getting stuck in a steep Lake District gully. The pair called for help after they found they could neither go up nor...

Ex-Deputy PM Nick Clegg chips in to support Stanage scheme

Former Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has lent his support to a national park scheme to help fund a popular rock-climbing venue.

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.

Injured walker rescued from remote Northumberland hillside

An injured walker was rescued from remote moorland in the Northumberland national park. Volunteers from the North of Tyne and the Northumberland Na...

Rescuers searching for missing walker John Barnes, 92, find body on Black Hill

Rescuers searching for a missing 92-year-old hillwalker have found a body. Holme Valley Mountain Rescue Team was called out yesterday afternoon to ...

Roseberry Topping sunset photographer rescued after breaking ankle

A walker had to be rescued from a Cleveland hill when she injured herself after taking photographs of the sunset.

Dartmoor rescue team issues urgent appeal for new control vehicle

A rescue team has issued an urgent appeal to help keep it running. Dartmoor Search and Rescue Ashburton volunteers need to replace their ageing con...


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