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A charity whose helicopters have flown to the aid of numerous outdoors enthusiasts is appealing to the public to help fund a replacement aircraft.

The Great North Air Ambulance Service’s 30-year-old Pride of Cumbria is being retired from service, to be replaced by a younger, more powerful helicopter

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Outdoor Trade Show organisers confident summer event will go ahead

Organisers of the UK’s largest trade show for the outdoor industry say they are confident it will be able to take place this summer, as lockdown eases.

Two youths charged over deliberate fire at Loch Leven bird hide

Two youths have been charged after a fire that destroyed a prizewinning bird hide. Police Scotland said a 16-year-old male was arrested and charged...

Friends of Lake District say Ullock Moss car park conflicts national park policies

Campaigners say a proposed permanent car park near the foot of a popular Lakeland fell has polarised arguments.

New Berghaus ambassadors aim to promote diversity, inclusion and mental health

Outdoors brand Berghaus has appointed four new ambassadors with the aim of promoting diversity, inclusion and mental health.

Photo of Buttermere at dawn wins top prize in Wainwright Society contest

A picture of Buttermere shot at dawn has won the annual photographic competition run by the Wainwright Society.

Dave Morris and Mikayla Parton honoured in Fort William fesitval awards

A long-time campaigner for outdoors rights has been recognised for his work. Former Ramblers Scotland director Dave Morris has received the Scottis...

Shock and sadness after Loch Leven bird hide destroyed by fire

A nature reserve manager said he is shocked and saddened after an award-winning bird hide at a popular Scottish nature reserve was destroyed by fire.

Fellwalking spaniel Max awarded animal 'OBE' for his virtual therapy work

A dog whose fell-going adventures have helped support and comfort thousands of people has been awarded the animal equivalent of the OBE.

Yorkshire Dales bosses remind public lockdown travel restrictions still in force

National park bosses in the Yorkshire Dales have urged people not to jump the gun by travelling to the area as pressure to ease lockdown grows.

Aim low: introducing The Huws, diminutive Welsh hills to pique your interest

Hillwalking isn't necessarily about slogging to the top of the highest peaks; there's plenty of interest in Wales's less lofty summits.

On test: Komperdell Carbon Expedition FXP4 Vario walking poles reviewed

Self-deploying folding poles from the Austrian brand that snap into locked position make for rapid availability when needed.

Follow in the Brontë sisters' footsteps to Top Withins, inspiration for Wuthering Heights

Take to the romantic wild Brontë moors, home to Cathy and Heathcliff, on this walk starting in the hilltop village of Haworth in West Yorkshire .

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