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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

Bomb squad called after Peak District runner finds unexploded shell

Bomb squad officers were called to carry out a controlled explosion on a shell found by a fellrunner.

26 May 2020

Father and son rescued after getting lost on descent from Scafell Pike

A father and son were rescued after getting lost while descending from England’s highest mountain. The incident happened close to the site of a s...

25 May 2020

Yorkshire Dales visitors can 'clear their heads' but Cumbria not ready for large influx

National park bosses in the Yorkshire Dales said the area would be a place where key workers and members of households could come to exercise over the coming bank holiday weekend.

22 May 2020

Mountain bothies remain closed despite some Covid-19 lockdown easing

The charity that looks after more than a hundred rudimentary hill shelters said they remain closed because of the coronavirus crisis.

21 May 2020

Father and son rescued after getting lost walking near Lakeland accident blackspot

Two walkers were rescued after getting lost in poor visibility near an accident blackspot in the Lake District.

20 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

Dartmoor bosses warn soaring temperatures mean high fire risk for national park

Bosses in Dartmoor are warning visitors the area is at an increased risk of wildfires. The national park authority and Devon and Somerset Fire and ...

27 May 2020

Group of lost walkers handed police fine after being rescued from The Cobbler

A group of walkers were handed fines after being rescued from a mountain in the southern Highlands. Arrochar Mountain Rescue Team was called out fo...

25 May 2020

Lakeland teams warn: be prepared for longer wait for rescue during Covid-19 crisis

Rescuers in the Lake District are warning the public it will take longer to reach them if they need help during the coronavirus crisis.

23 May 2020

Dundonnell rescuers thank outdoor fans after two months without callouts

Rescuers in north-west Scotland have thanked the public for sticking to government rules on exercising.

21 May 2020

Outdoor companies respond to Covid-19 crisis with donations and PPE products

Outdoor brands have been responding to the coronavirus crisis by turning their attention to the particular needs of the public and professionals while fighting the spread of Covid-19.

21 May 2020

Climber dies in fall from Peak District limestone crag

A climber has died after falling from a limestone crag in the Peak District. Edale Mountain Rescue Team was called out at 6.45pm to the incident at...

19 May 2020