A newly appointed police officer with Scotland’s National Wildlife Crime Unit will make tackling raptor persecution, hare coursing and poaching his priorities.

PC Gavin Ross’s post as investigative support officer has been funded by NatureScot, the government’s advisory body on the outdoors

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Lockdown forces Spine Race organisers to abandon planned winter races

Organisers of the Montane Spine Race have abandoned the winter challenges because of Covid-19 lockdowns.

Moel Famau walkers rescued after getting caught out by wintry weather

Two walkers were rescued after getting into difficulties on their local hill in wintry conditions. The pair became disoriented in an area north-wes...

Lakeland rescuers: only call us out if you're seriously injured or ill

Mountain rescuers in the Lake District have appealed to hillgoers only to request help if they are seriously injured or ill.

Snowdonia bosses close car parks in reponse to flouting of lockdown rules

Snowdonia’s national park bosses have closed all the authority’s car parks. The move came in response to widespread flouting of lockdown rules ...

Yorkshire Dales bosses urge public not to travel to area during lockdown

National park bosses in the Yorkshire Dales have urged people not to visit the area during the latest lockdown.

Campaigners beat lockdown hitches to meet commons bid deadline

Access campaigners battled the clock and difficulties caused by the coronavirus lockdown in a bid to register lost common land for public use.

Rescuer Stuart King honoured for helping save life of fallen Creag Meagaidh climber

A Northumberland mountain rescuer has been honoured for his part in helping save a man’s life in a climbing incident in Scotland.

Three rescues in same day for Bowland team as winter takes hold

Rescuers in Lancashire were called out three times in one day as winter conditions gripped the area. Bowland Pennine Mountain Rescue Team received ...

Chance meeting as rescuer comes across lost ill-equipped Cadair Idris walker

Rescuers in Snowdonia said a lost walker was fortunate a team member came across him by chance. The 41-year-old got into difficulties in winter con...

Review: Life of a Mountain Helvellyn by Terry Abraham

Terry Abraham's visually spectacular cinematographic 'love letter to the Lakes' features some surprises in its stellar cast.

Christmas stocking fillers for the outdoor fan: here's our last-minute festive gift guide

In a quandary over what to buy your favourite outdoors enthusiast? Here are some last minute gift ideas...

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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