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Rescuers battle heavy Lake District traffic to reach injured gill scrambler

Rescuers had to negotiate their way through heavy traffic to reach a woman who had injured her ankle while gill scrambling in the Lake District.

02 August 2020

Two Sca Fell walkers rescued after getting stuck on Broad Stand

Two walkers were rescued after getting stuck on steep ground at a Lake District accident black spot. The pair became cragfast on Broad Stand on Sca...

01 August 2020

Cash grant kick-starts appeal to re-open access to viaduct in Westmorland Dales

A new scheme has provided cash to help a charity restore public access to a viaduct in the Yorkshire Dales national park.

29 July 2020

Wainwright Society republishes out-of-print Outlying Fells guidebook

An out-of-print guidebook the author of which said he would never write has been republished by the Wainwright Society.

28 July 2020

Scafell Pike walkers rescued after sheltering in Sty Head stretcher box

Three teenagers were rescued after getting into difficulties attempting the ascent of Scafell Pike in poor weather.

28 July 2020

Police investigate killing of white-tailed sea eagle poisoned in Strathdon

A rare bird of prey whose body was found in the Cairngorms national park was poisoned, police said. The dead white-tailed sea eagle was found in St...

27 July 2020

Lakeland walker thanks rescuers after breaking ankle on 'back of Skiddaw' path

A walker was stretchered from a Lake District fellside after injuring his ankle. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 3.25pm on Friday...

25 July 2020

Lakeland camping group rescued from Hallin Fell after tent blown over

Rescuers went to the aid of three people who were stranded on a Lake District fell after their tent blew over.

25 July 2020

Runner Damian Hall smashes Pennine Way record by more than three hours

Athlete Damian Hall has broken the record for running the length of the Pennine Way. He arrived in Edale in Derbyshire on Friday shortly after 7.30...

24 July 2020

Police plea for sightings of missing Highland walkers Stuart Campbell and Paul Cairney

Police in the Highlands have issued a new photograph of a man who has gone missing. The picture shows Stuart Campbell wearing the hooded, grey Berg...

01 August 2020

Police appeal to walkers after Stuart Campbell goes missing in Ben Loyal area

Police are appealing for help in finding a man who has gone missing in the far North of Scotland. Officers believe Stuart Campbell may have gone wa...

29 July 2020

Passing paramedic aids Whernside walker who suffered head injury in fall

An off-duty paramedic went to the aid of a walker who fell and injured herself on Yorkshire’s highest peak.

29 July 2020

Rise in number of staycation walkers brings 'tidal wave' of Lakeland rescue team callouts

Volunteer rescuers in the Lake District say they are facing ‘a tidal wave’ of avoidable callouts as inexperienced walkers take to the fells.

28 July 2020

Walker Cameron Steel dies after fall on Glen Coe mountain

A man has died after falling while walking on the Glen Coe mountains. Cameron Steel, 35, of Glasgow, was one of two men on a route on Bidean nam Bi...

27 July 2020

St Bernard dog Daisy rescued from Scafell Pike in five-hour operation

A large dog whose breed is best known as an Alpine rescue dog had herself to be rescued after collapsing while descending England’s highest mountain.

26 July 2020

'Lucky escape' for walkers rescued after straying on to Idwal Slabs climbing route

A group of hillwalkers was rescued after straying on to a climbing route on a Snowdonia mountain. The three men called for help when they could mov...

25 July 2020

Dead North York Moors buzzard contained enough poison to kill a child

Police in North Yorkshire are appealing for information after tests confirmed a buzzard whose body was found by a passer-by died from poisoning.

24 July 2020

Runner Damian Hall on track to beat Pennine Way record

Endurance runner Damian Hall is on track to set a new fastest known time for running the Pennine Way.

24 July 2020