The British Mountaineering Council has announced a number of redundancies and a recruitment freeze after a hole in its finances of more than £600,000 was disclosed.

Chief executive of the organisation, Paul Ratcliffe, announced the parlous state of the BMC’s finances in an open letter to its members

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