Mountain rescue teams will be able to reclaim value added tax, the Chancellor announced today. George Osborne said search and rescue team and air a...
Anyone heading for the hills hopes they will never need the help of rescue services, and most outdoor enthusiasts will never need to call out mountain rescue.
Outdoor enthusiasts are being invited to listen to a mountaineering expert tell a tall tale. Heather Morning’s account of a winter trip through t...
A Lakeland mountain rescue team revealed one of its members got only four hours’ sleep during a busy 40-hour period last week.
The Scottish Government has turned down controversial plans for a major windfarm on the hills above Bonar Bridge in the Highlands.
Two parliamentarians will today deliver a 6,000-signature petition calling for the scrapping of VAT on mountain rescue teams’ equipment.
The Westminster Government has pledged £¼m for the UK’s volunteer mountain rescue teams in the next fiscal year, Parliament was told.
Volunteer rescuers in the Peak District have been honoured by Derbyshire’s top policeman for 50 years’ of service to the community.
Rescuers are urging mountain bikers to be aware of the dangers of their sport after a significant increase in callouts to accidents involving off-road cyclists in recent years.
Two men from eastern Europe who had to be brought to safety from a Snowdonia mountain were relieved when they were told there would be no charge for the rescue.
Five mountain rescue teams received a surprise cash gift at a gathering organised to thank them for their efforts.
A smartphone app used by 50,000 outdoor enthusiasts in the Alps has been launched in the UK. Uepaa! is a peer-to-peer system that provides extra sa...
More than 200 mountain rescuers from all over the British Isles will converge on the Scottish Highlands for a major conference.
A man was arrested in connection with a call for help for an injured walker in north Wales. Police said the 44-year-old was released on bail follow...
Hundreds of volunteer mountain rescuers in the Lake District will get free pairs of socks to celebrate a UK brand’s centenary.
Seven mountain rescue teams will benefit from sales of a calendar produced by aficionados of the late guidebook author Alfred Wainwright.
An MP is pressing the Government to extend a scheme in which mountain rescue teams receive a grant for equipment and training.
The man who has been in charge of fundraising for volunteer mountain rescuers in England and Wales will take over as head of the organisation.