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Hillgoers told: calling for rescue won't earn a fine – if you obey lockdown rules

Mountaineering Scotland said hillgoers north of the border will not be at risk of being fined if they need rescuing – as long as they have adhered to lockdown rules.

04 June 2020

Online box office to open for new National Outdoor Expo to be staged in 2021

Organisers of a new outdoors show say they will open its box office on Thursday with a Facebook event.

03 June 2020

Lake District rescuers and Surrey outdoor centre gain Queen's Award

A group of mountain rescuers and an outdoor activities centre have been honoured for their work. The Lake District Search and Mountain Rescue Assoc...

02 June 2020

Keswick rescuers called out to report of man with broken femur

Rescuers were called out to aid an injured man in a Lake District valley on Sunday. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was alerted at 6pm to reports the ...

01 June 2020

Yorkshire Dales walker dies after being injured by cattle

A walker has died after being injured by cattle in the Yorkshire Dales. The Cave Rescue Organisation was called out about 1.35pm on Saturday at the...

31 May 2020

Avalanche training trust appeals to hillgoers to join 'round-up' fundraising app

A charity that helps provide avalanche training is appealing to outdoor enthusiasts to sign up for a scheme that collects ‘rounded-up’ payments from purchases.

30 May 2020

Dartmoor national park rangers face abuse from anti-social visitors

Rangers in Dartmoor have faced abuse from irresponsible visitors as lockdown rules are eased. The national park authority said the behaviour is una...

29 May 2020

Welsh teams' advice as lockdown eased: consider self-rescue on the hills

Rescuers in Wales have issued advice for walkers and outdoor enthusiasts as the government announced a slight easing of lockdown from Monday.

29 May 2020

Dead buzzard in North Yorkshire blackspot had four pesticides in body

A dead buzzard discovered in a raptor-persecution blackspot had four different pesticides in its body.

28 May 2020

Yorkshire Dales bosses in litter plea as more first-time visitors expected at weekend

National park bosses in the Yorkshire Dales have put together information for first-time visitors to the area as they prepare for an influx of people at the weekend.

04 June 2020

Pair charged after being rescued from Beinn a' Chroin following 60-mile drive

Two walkers were charged by police after being rescued from a mountain in the Loch Lomond and The Trossachs national park.

02 June 2020

Peak District rescuers plead with public to plan properly as callouts rise 360 per cent

Volunteer rescuers in the Peak District have appealed to those heading to the countryside to plan and prepare for their outings, after the number of callouts more than tripled.

01 June 2020

Six callouts in three hours for Edale rescuers as visitors descend on Peak District

A Peak District rescue team was called out six times in three hours on at the weekend as visitors flocked to the national park and surrounding areas.

01 June 2020

Cyclist taken to hospital after crashing at Honister Pass bridge

A cyclist was taken to hospital after crashing on the Honister Pass in the Lake District. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 4.10pm ...

30 May 2020

Team dons 'unbearably hot' protective gear to rescue injured Malham walker

Rescuers had to don full protective gear in ‘unbearably hot’ conditions after a walker injured herself in the Yorkshire Dales.

29 May 2020

Peak District boss calls for visitors' respect as litter piles up

The boss of the Peak District national park has pleaded with visitors to respect the countryside as numbers coming to the area increase with lockdown easing.

29 May 2020

Mountaineering Scotland welcomes 'first step' on Covid-19 lockdown easing

Mountaineering Scotland has welcomed the news of a slight easing of lockdown north of the border. But it said the Holyrood government’s moves are...

29 May 2020

No barbecues for Yorkshire Dales visitors as national park issues fire-risk warning

A second English national park has warned visitors the area is tinder dry and at high risk of wildfires.

28 May 2020