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Police plead with hill-goers to go prepared after four rescues in southern Highlands

Police in the southern Highlands have urged hillgoers to plan ahead and go properly equipped, after a series of mountain rescue callouts to injured walkers.

13 July 2020

Sabrina Verjee completes continuous run of 214 Wainwright fells

Ultrarunner Sabrina Verjee has completed her round of all the Wainwrights. The 39-year-old arrived back in Keswick on Sunday evening after summitin...

12 July 2020

Runner Kim Collison beats Lakeland 24-hour record that stood for 23 years

Ultrarunner Kim Collison has broken a Lakeland record that has stood for 23 years. Collison summited 78 Lake District fells in 24 hours, extending ...

12 July 2020

Runner Sabrina Verjee 'feeling strong' in Wainwrights record attempt

Ultrarunner Sabrina Verjee is making good progress in her bid to complete a round of the Wainwright fells in record time.

10 July 2020

Three rescued from Tryfan scramble were told it was 'easier than Snowdon'

A group of walkers were rescued from a Snowdonia mountain the day after travel restrictions were eased for Wales.

08 July 2020

Walkers warned of Schiehallion path closures while repairs take place

Walkers heading for Schiehallion will face path closures and diversions while repairs take place. Contractors will carry out work on the munro, beg...

08 July 2020

Farmer Neil Heseltine elected chairman of Yorkshire Dales authority

The Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority has elected a Malham farmer as its new head. Neil Heseltine has taken over as chairman of the body from...

06 July 2020

Man rescued from Coniston Fells after injuring leg in 50ft fall

A man was rescued after suffering a leg injury when he fell on a Lake District mountainside. Ambulance staff asked for help from Coniston Mountain ...

05 July 2020

Two walkers rescued from Helvellyn summit after going off-route

Two walkers were rescued after straying off route on the Helvellyn range. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team, which went to the women’s aid, said condi...

04 July 2020

Sabrina Verjee 'happy and relieved' after posting first female Wainwrights record

Record-breaking ultrarunner Sabrina Verjee said she is happy and relieved to have completed her continuous round of the Wainwrights.

13 July 2020

Woman airlifted from hillside after falling near Lake Vyrnwy

A woman was winched from a Powys beauty spot after injuring herself in a fall. Aberdyfi Search and Rescue Team was alerted shortly after 4.30pm on ...

12 July 2020

Lake District rescuers field four calls for help in one evening

Rescuers in the Lake District had a busy Thursday evening with four calls for help. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was first alerted about 4.25pm aft...

10 July 2020

Police and rescuers urge Snowdonia hillgoers to stay safe as lockdown eased

Police and mountain rescuers appealed to hillgoers in north Wales to stay safe and be responsible. The plea came ahead of the first weekend followi...

10 July 2020

Climbers Bonington and Scott seek volunteers for new Everest challenge

Some of Britain’s most illustrious mountaineers are seeking volunteers for a new Everest challenge.

08 July 2020

Runner Sabrina Verjeee hits the Lakeland fells in Wainwrights record attempt

Ultrarunner Sabrina Verjee is attempting a continuous round of all 214 Wainwright summits in the Lake District.

07 July 2020

Walker rescued after injuring ankle in slip in woodland near Machynlleth

A walker was stretchered from woodland near Machynlleth in mid-Wales after injuring herself in a slip.

05 July 2020

Walkers guided to safety after getting lost on Sca Fell

Rescuers used phone technology to locate two lost walkers on England’s second-highest mountain. Wasdale Mountain Rescue Team gave the pair direct...

04 July 2020

Trees for Life charity submits detailed plans for Highland 'rewilding centre'

A conservation charity has submitted plans for what it says is the world’s first rewilding centre in the Scottish Highlands.

03 July 2020