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Borders gamekeeper Alan Wilson sentenced for 'despicable' wildlife crimes

A gamekeeper has been sentenced for killing numerous protected species on a Scottish Borders estate. Alan Wilson’s activities on the Longformacus...

20 August 2019

Scots mountaineers pitch in with campaign against 'dirty camping'

Scotland’s mountaineers are pitching in with a campaign against the growth of what they call ‘dirty camping’.

19 August 2019

Daughter of caver 'Eski' thanks rescuers after visit to pothole where he died

The daughter of a caver who died in a Yorkshire Dales pothole has thanked all those who tried to rescue him, after visiting the site of the incident.

18 August 2019

Fancy making daily winter ascents of Helvellyn? This could be the job for you

National park bosses in the Lake District are on the lookout for a new recruit to make daily ascents of England’s third-highest mountain.

18 August 2019

Teen airlifted from mountain after injuring ankle on Cadair Idris

A teenage walker was airlifted from a Snowdonia mountain after injuring herself. The 13-year-old was walking with a family group of six on Cadair I...

17 August 2019

Climber Shauna Coxsey launches Olympic quest with championships bouldering bronze

Olympic hopeful Shauna Coxsey has gained a bronze medal in the sport climbing world championships, the first podium finish for a British climber in the event.

13 August 2019

Man and 10-year-old son rescued from Snowdonia peak after getting lost in storm

A father and son were rescued after getting lost on Snowdonia mountains in stormy weather. Ogwen Mountain Rescue Organisation also had to curtail i...

11 August 2019

Lakeland walker airlifted from Sail after injuring ankle

A Lake District walker was airlifted from a fell after injuring his ankle badly in a slip. The Caernarfon Coastguard helicopter, which was in the a...

09 August 2019

Setback for southern Scotland project as female eagle attacks newly released birds

Conservationists fear two golden eagles that were recently released in southern Scotland have been killed by a female of the species introduced into the area last year.

09 August 2019

Missing teen found after becoming separated from family on Langdale fells

A teenager who went missing on the Lake District fells was found safe and well after two mountain rescue teams were called out to find him.

20 August 2019

Wainwrights record-breaker Paul Tierney's map auction raises £350 for charity

The sale of a map outlining the route taken by ultrarunner Paul Tierney on his record-breaking round of the Wainwrights has raised £350 for charity.

18 August 2019

Snowdon walkers urged to check live conditions on new site before heading out

People heading for Wales’s highest peak can now view up-to-date information on conditions on the mountain.

18 August 2019

Tick-check for rescuers after battling chest-high bracken to reach injured Lakeland walker

Rescuers had to battle through chest-high bracken to reach an injured walker on a Lake District fell.

18 August 2019

National park bosses praise 'amazing' effort to clear blocked Yorkshire Dales bridleway

Outdoor enthusiasts have been praised for their ‘amazing’ efforts in helping clear debris from a Yorkshire Dales bridleway after recent floods.

17 August 2019

Lakeland rescuers brave knee-deep water to reach lost Red Pike walkers

Rescuers braved ‘atrocious’ conditions, including knee-deep water to reach two Lake District walkers lost on a mountain.

11 August 2019

Poisoned Nidderdale red kite had survived being shot twice

A red kite whose body was found at a raptor-persecution blackspot had survived being shot twice, only to be killed by pesticide abuse.

10 August 2019

Lakeland fellrunner rescued from Arthur's Pike after breaking shoulder in slip

A fellrunner was rescued after slipping on his descent of a Lake District fell. Other runners went to his aid while waiting for Patterdale Mountain...

09 August 2019

Ennerdale walker taken to hospital by rescuers after callout to fatigued group

A Lake District walker was taken to hospital by rescuers after getting into difficulties. The casualty was one of six walkers who were struggling w...

09 August 2019