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A Peak District national park ranger has been presented with the British Empire Medal for his conservation work.

Bill Gordon received his award from Derbyshire’s Lord Lieutenant at a ceremony at the Bakewell headquarters of the park authority.

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Thirlmere zipwire firm says consultation showed most in favour of plans

The company behind plans to build two zipwires across Thirlmere in the Lake District said most people who responded to a consultation were in favour of the project.

Farmer helps rescuers reach stranded Pennine Way walker as storm approaches

A farmer helped ferry rescuers to aid an injured walker stranded high on the Pennine Way. The woman called for help on Monday after spending the ni...

Walker battered by Storm Ophelia rescued after night on Lakeland fell

A walker who was ‘battered and bruised’ after being blown over by Storm Ophelia’s winds was rescued after spending the night on a Lake District fell.

Rescuers searching for missing Lakeland walker Dawid Kancyr find body - updated

Rescuers searching for a missing walker in the Lake District have found a body. The search for Dawid Kancyr centred on Scafell Pike. The 28-year...

Sir Chris Bonington issues statement after mountain rescue controversy

Climbing luminary Sir Chris Bonington has issued a statement following the controversy around remarks he made about mountain rescue at the recent Cheltenham Literature Festival.

Major Outdoor Trade Show merges with smaller event and moves to Manchester

Organisers of the UK’s largest trade show for the outdoors industry have announced it will merge with a smaller show and move to a new venue next year.

Police voice concerns for missing Lake District walker Dawid Kancyr

Police in the Lake District said they are concerned for a walker who was last seen in Wasdale Head. Dawid Kancyr, 28, went missing on Saturday, Cum...

Rescuers get lost walkers to download OS Locate app to guide them from fell

Two lost Lake District walkers were guided from the fells after mountain rescuers asked them to download an app to their mobile phone.

Lakeland walker stretchered from fell after injuring ankle in Grains Gill slip

A walker was rescued after suffering a serious ankle injury in Grains Gill in Borrowdale. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 12.50pm...

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Film review: Alan Hinkes – the First Briton to Climb the World’s Highest Mountains, by Terry Abraham

Terry Abraham's lastest work turns the lens on the often light-hearted approach of the record-breaking British mountaineer who has nonethless stared death in the face.

On test: MSR Trailshot water filter reviewed

This handy little device will get rid of some of the nasties that lurk in streams. But how easy was this pocket filter to use?...

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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