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Outdoor fans help boost Peak District Access Fund

Outdoor fans are among those who have chipped in to boost a fund aimed at helping improve access in a national park.

Campaigner Kate warns Welsh footpath plans could spread to England

A leading campaigner said she fears for the future of Welsh footpaths if Government proposals go ahead.

Two Peak District walkers rescued as Edale team's busy year continues

Two Peak District walkers were rescued in separate incidents in which they injured their legs. Edale Mountain Rescue Team was called out to the fir...

'We have only 10 years to save lost paths' says access expert Phil Wadey

An access expert has warned the clock is ticking for thousands of public highways. Phil Wadey, vice-chairman of the Open Spaces Society, warned the...

Outdoor groups pay tribute to Michael Meacher, architect of right to roam

Outdoor campaigners paid tribute to a former Labour Environment Secretary who has died. Michael Meacher was the architect of the right-to-roam laws...

Volunteers clear half a ton of litter from Ben Nevis, Scafell Pike and Snowdon

Public-spirited volunteers removed more than half a ton of rubbish from Britain’s three national peaks.

Rangers lead walks to Peak District plane wrecks and hidden 'letterboxes'

National park rangers are offering the public the chance to walk with them to discover aircraft wrecks on the Peak District’s highest hill.

More than 100 volunteers spruce up Blencathra during fell care day

A Lake District fell got a spruce-up when more than a hundred people cleared a mountain of rubbish. The 140 volunteers and staff saw off 300 pieces...

'Bleary-eyed' Llanberis rescue team has busiest month on record

Britain’s busiest volunteer mountain rescue team has just clocked up its busiest ever month. Llanberis Mountain Rescue Team, whose area includes ...

Job done: Eden fell-care volunteers rebuild wall and demolish cake

Volunteers working on a Lakeland project rebuilt a section of drystone wall and managed to demolish 300 pieces of cake.

Event charging and dogs discussed as Snowdon talks near end

A consultation on the future management of Wales’s highest mountain reaches its conclusion next week with a conference in Llanberis.

Dales 'missing link' improved to help disabled visitors at Grimwith Reservoir

Disabled outdoor enthusiasts can now enjoy a trip round a Yorkshire Dales reservoir thanks to footpath improvements.

Government confirms Lakes and Dales national parks will be extended

The Government has announced that two national parks in northern England will be extended. The long-awaited decision to extend the Yorkshire Dales ...

Suilven path project tops worldwide poll for £18,000 cash grant

A scheme to restore footpaths on an Assynt mountain has topped a worldwide poll to win £18,000 of funding.

Review: Fife Coastal Path by Sandra Bardwell and Jacquetta Megarry

This comprehensive little book will guide walkers undertaking the route around the ancient kingdom of Fife.

Residents and businesses to have say on Snowdon's future

Residents and businesses around Wales’s highest mountain are to be asked their views on how to manage the peak.

Keen walkers urged to help footpath fund with Ben Lomond torchlight walk

Walkers are being invited to join a torchlight trek up the most southerly munro to help fund path repairs.

'Bring your cowbells' say organisers of gnarly, hardcore Lakes Sky Ultra race

Runners in a new skyrunning event in the Lake District are being promised it will be ‘gnarly, hardcore and awesome’.


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