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Keswick rescuers kept busy with calls from Manx police and stranded campers

Mountain rescuers in Keswick had a busy period earlier this week, with four calls for help in 18 hours.

23 July 2019

Fellrunner Joss Naylor returns to mountains to complete unfinished business

A fellrunning legend returned to the Lakeland mountains at the weekend to address unfinished business.

22 July 2019

Sir Chris Bonington joins appeal to raise £½m to save Snowdonia youth hostel

Hostelling charity YHA has enlisted the help of mountaineering elder statesman Sir Chris Bonington in a bid to raise half a million pounds to save a Snowdonia centre.

19 July 2019

Injured Lake District climber rescued from Borrowdale crag in 5½-hour operation

A climber who fell 100ft on a Lake District crag was rescued in an operation lasting 5½ hours. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was alerted about 4.30...

18 July 2019

Rescuers called out after two Snowdonia walking groups stray on steep ground

Two groups of walkers were rescued in separate incidents after straying on to difficult ground on Snowdonia mountains.

15 July 2019

Group effort leads to restoration of Wild Boar Fell summit shelter in Yorkshire Dales

A landmark on the summit of a Yorkshire Dales hill has been rebuilt in a collaboration between the national park authority, a Rotary club and a local craftsman.

12 July 2019

Northumberland rescuers deal with four injured runners during Chevy Chase

A runner was airlifted from a Northumberland hillside after becoming unwell during a race. The 71-year-old was one of four casualties who were taki...

09 July 2019

Search for missing Fisherfield walker Martin Rhodes continues without success

Rescuers continued their search at the weekend for a walker who has been missing for two months in the remote Highlands of Wester Ross.

08 July 2019

Early callout for rescuers after Three Peaks walker falls on Pen-y-ghent

Rescuers had an early morning callout when a Yorkshire Three Peaks walker took a tumble and injured himself.

06 July 2019

Group including National Trust plans Windermere Lakeland 'gateway' development

A consortium that includes the National Trust and the Lake District authority is planning to develop land near Windermere to create a ‘gateway’ to the area.

22 July 2019

Early morning callout for Western Beacons team for man with leg injury

Rescuers were called out in the early hours of Sunday to aid a man who had injured his leg on the southern fringe of the Brecon Beacons national park.

22 July 2019

Walker raises alarm via Facebook after finding dehydrated man on Cadair Idris

A walker on a Snowdonia mountain used Facebook to raise the alarm after finding a man in difficulties.

18 July 2019

Mountain rescuers' new leaflet urges hillgoers to plan ahead to avoid callouts

Rescue organisations in England and Wales have released their latest version of a leaflet aimed at increasing safety for outdoor enthusiasts.

16 July 2019

Scouts aid Keswick rescuers in reckless Cat Bells 'incident'

Lake District mountain rescuers were called upon to deal with an incident where a group of youths had stolen a minibus and driven it up a fell, resulting in numerous injuries.

14 July 2019

Police launch Bothy Watch as walkers' safety put at risk by revellers

Police in the South of Scotland have launched a Bothy Watch scheme after reports the free shelters are being misused.

10 July 2019

Ellis Brigham urges outdoor fans to give gear a 2nd Life to help homeless

Retailer Ellis Brigham is urging outdoors enthusiasts to donate unwanted clothing and gear to help the homeless and cut landfill waste.

08 July 2019

On test: Osprey Katari 7 backpack reviewed

Price: £70 Weight: 534g Colour: grey/green Rated capacity: 7 litres Country of manufacture: Vietnam The Katari 7 is a slimline pack aimed at mountain bikers, cyclists and runners.

04 July 2019

Western Beacons rescuers end search for Zante tourist John Tossell

A group of south Wales rescuers will return from a Greek isle after an unsuccessful search for a missing British holidaymaker.

05 July 2019