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North York Moors national park put on fire alert after record temperatures

A national park has been put on fire alert after soaring temperatures created tinderbox conditions on its moors.

Duke of Edinburgh's Award girls rescued after suffering in heat on Black Hill

A group of girls had to be rescued after suffering dehydration in the heat while tackling their Duke of Edinburgh’s Award expedition.

Lyke Wake Walk club helps young North York Moors volunteers with donation

A group dedicated to promoting a long-distance challenge walk has chipped in to help a club of young volunteers in a national park.

Friends of Lake District condemn decision to build 50m-high pylons in national park

Campaigners have condemned a decision to build power lines on pylons up to 50m (164ft) high through the Lake District national park.

North York Moors authority creates new access route for Cleveland rescue team

A rescue team will be able to reach one of its incident hotspots more easily after it teamed up with a national park to create a route for its vehicles.

On test: daysacks

We've been out on the hills in this mammoth test with 17 packs big enough to take your gear for a day's walking, to see how they compare.

Four calls for Wasdale team during busy night of lost and injured walkers

A Lake District rescue team received four calls for help in less than nine hours. The team was alerted to two injured walkers, as well as six peopl...

Praise from Army brigadier for 2,000 teens who tackled Ten Tors Challenge

Almost 2,000 young people completed a gruelling test of their trekking endurance and navigation across Dartmoor.

Thousands of teens prepare for weekend's Ten Tors Challenge on Dartmoor

Thousands of young people are gearing up for the annual test of endurance and navigation across Dartmoor.

Runners, walkers and cyclists smash records in weekend of Cumbrian challenges

Records fell and personal goals were scored during a weekend of varied challenges across the Lake District.

North York Moors planners approve plans for world's biggest potash mine

Campaigners said they may challenge the decision to allow the world’s biggest potash mine to be set up in an English national park.

North York Moors officers fail to recommend refusal for huge potash mine

Campaigners expressed disappointment at the decision of national park officers not to recommend plans for a huge potash mine be thrown out.

England's top landscapes equal Birmingham for econonmic worth

England’s top landscapes contribute as much to the economy as the city of Birmingham, a report has revealed.

Keswick team rescues man from Bassenthwaite Lake after pair's drinking session

Rescuers have warned outdoor fans not to mix alcohol and water after they were called to help a man stranded on a lake after a drinking session.

Pennine climber rescued after getting stuck on Blackstone Edge

A climber had to be rescued after getting stuck on a Pennine crag. A police helicopter was used to fly a rescue team member to the site on Blacksto...

Ex-Cardross gamekeeper James O'Reilly sentenced after trapped buzzard found

A former gamekeeper on as Stirlingshire estate has been sentenced to a community order after a buzzard was found in a trap.

Scarborough mountain rescuers urge public to vote in bid for share of Jewson fund

A mountain rescue team is appealing to the public to support it in its bid to get cash to extend its base.

Prince Edward meets Peak District outdoor volunteers during Stanage visit

A royal visitor to the Peak District heard about the importance of Stanage Edge to climbers. Prince Edward also presented an award to the British M...


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