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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...

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.

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.

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.

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