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Five campaign groups have sealed a pledge to protect national parks and make them more accessible.

A time capsule containing the pledge was buried in the grounds of a Peak District youth hostel at a gathering to celebrate the 70th anniversary of legislation paving the way for the parks’ creation

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Mountaineers 'disappointed' as planners approve Glen Etive wild land hydro schemes

Mountaineering Scotland expressed disappointment at planners’ decision to allow three hydro schemes in wild land in Glen Etive.

Identity of woman whose body was found 15 years ago on Pennine Way revealed

Police have solved the mystery of the identity of a woman whose body was found near the Pennine Way almost 15 years ago.

Natural England urged to ditch Hampshire ferry plans for England Coast Path route

Campaigners are urging the government’s official outdoors body not to incorporate a ferry into the route of the England Coast Path in Hampshire.

Cattle-grid reference helps rescuers find Lake District pair stuck on steep ground

Rescuers had to turn detective to find a couple who reported themselves stuck on steep ground in the Lake District.

Ben Nevis avalanche victim's family visits site as team pleads for search for ice-axes

Rescuers have taken relatives of one of the men who died in the avalanche on Ben Nevis last week to the site of the incident.

Floods hit Yorkshire Three Peaks route as rescuers warn: don't attempt challenge

Heavy rain in the Yorkshire Dales has left many routes flooded. The Cave Rescue Organisation had this advice for anyone considering the Three Peaks...

Peak District manager Lorna Fisher plans 1,658-mile cycle ride through all 15 national parks

A Peak District manager is gearing up for a mammoth cycle ride to mark the 70th anniversary of the passing of legislation that led to the setting up of national parks.

Ben Nevis deaths prompt mountaineering experts' plea to use weather reports

Mountain experts have added their voice to pleas for outdoor enthusiasts in the Highlands to obtain weather information before heading out.

Cairngorms dog Ben plucked from perilous ledge after being spotted by helicopter crew

A dog stranded on a precarious Cairngorms mountain ledge in severe weather had a lucky break when he was spotted by a rescue helicopter crew on a training mission.

Hill sleuth Myrddyn Phillips's border research suggests Wales should shrink a little

Months of measurements and footslogging by two walkers has led them to the conclusion that the Wales-England border could be in the wrong place.

Bird charity benefits from sales of Country Innovation Avocet jacket

The RSPB will receive a donation from each sale of a waterproof jacket designed for birdwatchers and photographers.

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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