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Páramo wins Guardian sustainable business award after 'detoxing' move

An outdoor brand has won an award for its commitment to ‘detoxing’ its clothing. Páramo was announced winner of the ‘bold move’ category i...

Star party will mark North York Moors Danby dark skies status

A star party will take place to celebrate the new dark skies status of a national park visitor centre.

Pennine peat project saves CO2 equivalent to 7-million-mile car trip

Work on conserving peat moorlands in the Pennines have saved as much carbon dioxide as a 7-million-mile car journey would produce.

Show park and ride scheme means two-day closure of Monsal Trail section

National park bosses are warning walkers and cyclists that a popular trail will close on two days as a major show takes place nearby.

Scientists reveal plan to cover Kinder Scout in green slime

Conservationists plan to cover parts of the Peak District’s highest hill in green slime. Walkers have been warned to expect scenes reminiscent of...

Watering cans among huge haul of rubbish cleared by Lakeland volunteers

Volunteer litter pickers pulled a couple of watering cans, along with more mundane rubbish, from the shores of three Cumbrian lakes.

Outdoor boss warns UK industry of gathering storm over waterproofing chemicals

Greenpeace is gunning for the outdoor industry because of chemicals in waterproof gear. But Nikwax's boss believes every cloud has a silver lining...

Outdoor fans warned of wildfire danger in South Pennines

Outdoor enthusiasts are being warned to be on their guard against wildfires after blazes destroyed Pennine moorlands.

It's official: Nice guidance says walking is key to better health

Britain’s biggest walkers’ charity welcomed new official guidelines that say walking and cycling can transform the nation’s health.

Waterproof clothing and fluorocarbons: what you need to know about your beloved jacket

Chemicals used to help waterproof outdoor clothing have come under the microscope, and change is in the air.

Snowdonia national park gains international dark sky reserve accolade

Visitors to a national park will find themselves in the dark after it gained a rare international accolade.

Pennine walkers urged to help log lifesaving sphagnum moss bogs

Scientists are asking outdoor enthusiasts to help them log an important lifesaving moorland plant. Sphagnum moss helped save lives during both Worl...

Berghaus is first British outdoor brand to adopt bluesign eco-mark

Top brand Berghaus scores a first as it adopts the bluesign system for some of its clothing...

Monsal Trail section closed for two days during Bakewell Show

Walkers and cyclists are being warned part of a Peak District trail will close over the next two days.

New boards will guide Peak District night skygazers

Stargazers in the Peak District won’t be kept in the dark thanks to two new information boards provided to guide their viewing.

Twitter feed enables 'live' re-enactment of 1953 Everest ascent

The first successful ascent of Everest is being recreated on social media. As the 60th anniversary of Tenzing Norgay’s and Edmund Hillary’s sum...

Two new free audio trails produced for Bleaklow and Black Hill

Walkers heading for two of the Peak District’s top locations can follow an audio trail with free downloads produced by moorland experts.

Fire warning for walkers on 'valuable' moors

Walkers and outdoor enthusiasts are being warned the fire risk on Pennine moors is high as Easter approaches.


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