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Police appeal to public after three red kites killed near Kirkcudbright

Police have launched an investigation after the death of three red kites in Dumfries and Galloway. Tests revealed two of the raptors found near Kir...

13 June 2019

Dartmoor rescuers pay tribute to Pauline Richards who died during Ten Tors duty

A rescue team has paid tribute to a long-serving member who died while on duty. Dartmoor Search and Rescue Ashburton formed a guard of honour at th...

12 June 2019

Multinational group restores Leacraithnaich bothy in Morvern

A multinational group of volunteers has helped restore a bothy in the Scottish Highlands. A team with members from eight different countries spent ...

11 June 2019

Climber Doug Scott: we need radical change to stop 'Everest madness'

Britain’s first Everest summiteer has called for radical measures to stop what he calls the ‘madness’ now occurring on the mountain.

10 June 2019

Mountain rescue chair Mike France and Chief Scout Bear Grylls receive honours

The chair of Mountain Rescue England and Wales has been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours.

08 June 2019

Scottish Natural Heritage marks creation of 100 miles of new or improved paths

More than 100 miles of new and improved paths will be created in Scotland in a bid to boost access for the public.

06 June 2019

Lost Scafell Pike man walks to safety after windswept night on fells

A man made his way off the Lake District fells after spending a night on the mountains when he got lost.

04 June 2019

Body of missing man Chris Brown found after Scafell Pike search

The body of a missing man has been found on Scafell Pike. Police said Chris Brown’s body was found in the early hours of Tuesday. The 35-year-...

04 June 2019

UK Wild Camp suspends pay-to-pitch scheme after outdoors community uproar

Organisers of a controversial scheme to monetise wild camping in two national parks have backtracked after widespread opposition from the outdoors community.

03 June 2019

Seriously injured Langdale climber airlifted after being hit by falling rock

A climber was airlifted to hospital from a Lake District crag when he suffered serious injuries in a rockfall.

12 June 2019

Milliken buys fabric innovation firm Polartec for undisclosed sum

The owners of the company that invented modern technical fleece have agreed to sell the brand to a USA textile and floorcovering firm.

12 June 2019

Patterdale team uses rescue boat to reach fatigued Lakeland walker

A Lake District team launched its rescue boat to reach a walker in difficulties on a lakeshore path. Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team was called out...

11 June 2019

Highland walker dies and another injured after lightning strikes Mamores munro

A walker has died after being struck by lightning on a Highland mountain. The woman was with a group of seven people on the Mamores when two of the...

09 June 2019

Aficionados republish Wainwright's first book, A Pennine Journey

A new edition of a seminal work by the author and illustrator Alfred Wainwright has been published by the society formed to promote study of his work.

07 June 2019

Trail record claimed as pair complete charity run round Peak District boundary

A Mountain Leader is claiming a new record for the fastest circuit of a route tracing the boundary of the Peak District.

04 June 2019

Mountaineering Council: why weren't we consulted on pay-to-wild-camp scheme?

The British Mountaineering Council said it was disappointed not to have been consulted over the launch of a commercial wild camping scheme.

04 June 2019

Yorkshire Dales caver dies after fall despite efforts of almost 100 rescuers

A caver has died in the Yorkshire Dales after falling underground. Almost 100 people battled to save the man’s life but he died in the cave as re...

02 June 2019

Missing spaniel Rocky rescued after getting stuck on Lakeland ledge

An adventurous dog was rescued from a precarious position on a Lake District hillside. Rocky, a one-year-old sprocker spaniel, went missing on Frid...

02 June 2019