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Friends of Blencathra: 'negotiations still open' on mountain sale

A community group bidding to buy a Lake District mountain said it was business as usual and they believe negations are still continuing despite the owner saying it had been sold.

Yorkshire Dales bosses urge Tour de France visitors to take extra care

National park bosses are urging visitors to keep their dogs under control as extra crowds converge on the area for the Tour de France.

Dog's death prompts fears of raptor poisoning in Tanat Valley

Police fear someone is targeting birds of prey in mid-Wales after an incident in which a dog died from poisoning.

Injured man airlifted from Carnedd Llewelyn after night on mountain

A man was rescued from a Snowdonia mountain after spending the night on the hill. The 77-year-old man was found by a passing walker at lunchtime on...

Steve Birkinshaw's Wainwrights record bid: 28 bagged in first 12 hours

Ultrarunner Steve Birkinshaw is 12 hours into his attempt to break a 27-year-old record for summiting all of the Lake District’s Wainwright peaks.

On test: trail shoes

Whether it's a post-mountaineering trip to the pub or a summer hike along a trail, a good pair of approach shoes is a sound investment.

Mountaineers say windfarm would affect 'extraordinary' Glen Affric

Mountaineers have voiced their opposition to a windfarm development in the Highlands they said would make an extraordinary landscape ordinary.

Two Fred Whitton cyclists airlifted after crashes at Honister and Wrynose

A cyclist taking part in one of the country’s toughest events was airlifted to hospital after crashing in the Lake District.

Walker airlifted after breaking ankle on Shap Fells

A walker was airlifted from a Cumbrian fell after breaking her ankle. The woman was with a larger group walking on the Shap Fells when she suffered...

Mountain rescuers treat three cyclists after crashes on Tour de France route

A mountain rescue team stationed high on a Yorkshire Dales pass in preparation for the Tour de France had to deal with two cycling accidents.

Glasgow Explorer Scout dies while gorge scrambling in north Italy

A teenage Explorer Scout has died while gorge scrambling in Italy. Elliot Peacock, 14, was with a group taking part in the activity at the Lillaz F...

Sticks Pass mountain biker airlifted after injuring himself in crash

An injured mountain biker was airlifted from a Lake District mountainside after falling from his machine.

Steve Birkinshaw passes halfway mark in his Wainwrights record bid

Ultrarunner Steve Birkinshaw has passed the halfway point in his bid to break the record for summiting the Lake District’s Wainwright peaks.

Passing doctor helps save life of heart-attack walker on Kinder Scout

A walker suffering a heart attack on the Peak District’s highest hill was saved by a passing cardiologist and air ambulance paramedics.

Pennine Way walker rescued after becoming ill near Wessenden

A walker was rescued from the Pennine Way after he became ill. Holme Valley Mountain Rescue Team was called out on Monday when the man, in his mid-...

Ultrarunner Steve Birkinshaw eyes Joss Naylor's Wainwrights record

A Cumbria-based ultrarunner is planning to smash a 27-year-old record for the ascent of all the Lake District’s Wainwrights.

Twitter and Facebook groups aim to raise cash to buy Blencathra

A social media campaign to crowdsource the purchase of one of Lakeland’s best loved mountains is gathering pace.

Army gears up as 2,400 teens prepare for Dartmoor's Ten Tors

The Army and hundreds of young competitors are gearing up for an annual test of stamina and navigation on Dartmoor next weekend.


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