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Kathmandu's 1 April dress keeps Paula snug during sub-zero wedding

This time last year, we featured New Zealand brand Kathmandu’s revolutionary Gore-Tex wedding dress, unveiled on 1 April.

01 April 2020

Peak District bosses plead with residents not to block paths during Covid-19 crisis

National park bosses in the Peak District said rights of way should not be blocked or closed during the coronavirus crisis.

31 March 2020

Dales bosses thank visitors for staying away but warn against blocking paths

National park bosses in the Yorkshire Dales have thanked people who heeded pleas to stay away from the area.

29 March 2020

Police mount vehicle checks to reinforce message that national parks are closed

Police in Cumbria said officers in the Lake District will be stopping motorists to ask if their travel is essential.

27 March 2020

Peak District boss calls for a halt to moorland burning during Covid-19 crisis

A national park boss has called for a halt to moorland burning while the coronavirus crisis puts extra strain on emergency services.

25 March 2020

This year's Outdoor Trade Show falls victim to Covid-19

The UK’s biggest trade gathering for the outdoor industry will not take place this year. The Outdoor Trade Show had been scheduled to take place ...

24 March 2020

Firefighters diverted from virus work after controlled burning causes wild fire

Fire chiefs have called for all controlled moorland burning to be halted after a blaze on the Pennine hills.

23 March 2020

Team advises stranded snapper to 'go home' after Tryfan rescue

A poorly equipped hillgoer had to be rescued after getting stuck on a Snowdonia mountain. Ogwen Valley Mountain Rescue Organisation was called out ...

23 March 2020

Lakeland cyclist dies after crashing on Honister Pass

A cyclist has died after crashing on a Lake District pass. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was called out to the incident on the Honister Pass about 1...

23 March 2020

Welsh groups warn Covid-19 measures risk 'stigmatising' outdoor fans

A group of outdoor organisations has called on the Welsh Government to issue advice on taking outdoor exercise, as those making safe use of paths and green spaces risk becoming stigmatised.

31 March 2020

Ultrarunner airlifted from Lakeland fell plans runs to raise cash for air ambulance

An ultrarunner who was airlifted from a Lake District fell after suffering multiple seizures has vowed to raise cash for the air ambulance service that rescued her.

30 March 2020

Scottish avalanche forecasters halt public reports during Covid-19 crisis

The Scottish Avalanche Information Service has stopped issuing public reports as walkers are warned to stay off the mountains during the Covid-19 crisis.

27 March 2020

Edale rescuers 'dismayed' at number travelling to area to walk during Covid-19 outbreak

Rescuers in the Peak District said they are dismayed by the number of people still travelling to the area despite the government edict to stay at home.

26 March 2020

Snowdonia closes its most popular mountains in response to Covid-19 crisis

Snowdonia’s most popular mountains are being closed to the public with immediate effect. The national park authority announced it was stopping ac...

25 March 2020

Peak District boss pleads: stay away from our national park

The boss of England’s oldest national park has pleaded with visitors to stay away. Peak District National Park Authority chief executive Sarah Fo...

24 March 2020

Lakeland walker rescued after slip leads to leg injury

A walker was rescued after slipping on a Lake District path and injuring his leg. The 79-year-old was descending Cat Gill above Borrowdale on Sunda...

23 March 2020

Mountain council: 'hillwalking and climbing on hold' as Covid-19 closures gather pace

The British Mountaineering Council has said hillwalking and climbing should be put on hold during the present coronavirus crisis.

23 March 2020

Outdoor bodies say: stay close to home to walk or ride

A group of major outdoor organisations in the UK has echoed the Prime Minister’s advice for the public to exercise close to home.

23 March 2020