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Year-long study will look at views on reintroducing lynx to Scotland

Three rewilding charities are launching a joint year-long study into the possible reintroduction of a big-cat species north of the border.

20 January 2021

Ill equipped man rescued from Whernside was so cold he could hardly speak

Rescuers said a walker who got into difficulties on Yorkshire’s highest fell was inadequately equipped.

17 January 2021

Tackling raptor persecution in Scotland a priority for wildlife cop Gavin Ross

A newly appointed police officer with Scotland’s National Wildlife Crime Unit will make tackling raptor persecution, hare coursing and poaching his priorities.

15 January 2021

Blacks and Saxx launch online series to discuss male health and body taboos

Men’s underwear brand Saxx has teamed up with retailer Blacks Outdoors to tackle traditionally taboo subjects online.

11 January 2021

Group rescued after travelling to Bleaklow air crash site and getting lost

Four people who went searching for an aircraft crash site in winter conditions were rescued from the Peak District’s second highest hill.

10 January 2021

Moel Famau walkers rescued after getting caught out by wintry weather

Two walkers were rescued after getting into difficulties on their local hill in wintry conditions. The pair became disoriented in an area north-wes...

08 January 2021

Snowdonia bosses close car parks in reponse to flouting of lockdown rules

Snowdonia’s national park bosses have closed all the authority’s car parks. The move came in response to widespread flouting of lockdown rules ...

07 January 2021

Campaigners beat lockdown hitches to meet commons bid deadline

Access campaigners battled the clock and difficulties caused by the coronavirus lockdown in a bid to register lost common land for public use.

05 January 2021

Three rescues in same day for Bowland team as winter takes hold

Rescuers in Lancashire were called out three times in one day as winter conditions gripped the area. Bowland Pennine Mountain Rescue Team received ...

04 January 2021

John Muir Trust completes path repairs on Quinag in north-west Highlands

A popular path on a Scottish mountain described as a ‘walker’s paradise’ has been restored. Work completed on Quinag in the north-west Highla...

19 January 2021

Nimsdai Purja among Sherpa team to complete first winter ascent of K2

A group of Nepalese Sherpas has made a historic first winter ascent of the world’s second-highest mountain.

16 January 2021

Yorkshire Dales bosses plead with public to respect guidelines on exercise

National park bosses have again pleaded with the public to respect government guidelines and not travel to the Yorkshire Dales for their weekend exercise.

14 January 2021

Police criticise ill equipped Rochdale couple rescued from wintry Ingleborough

Police in the Yorkshire Dales have criticised a couple who had to be rescued from the summit of Ingleborough in wintry conditions on Sunday.

11 January 2021

Lockdown forces Spine Race organisers to abandon planned winter races

Organisers of the Montane Spine Race have abandoned the winter challenges because of Covid-19 lockdowns.

08 January 2021

Lakeland rescuers: only call us out if you're seriously injured or ill

Mountain rescuers in the Lake District have appealed to hillgoers only to request help if they are seriously injured or ill.

08 January 2021

Yorkshire Dales bosses urge public not to travel to area during lockdown

National park bosses in the Yorkshire Dales have urged people not to visit the area during the latest lockdown.

06 January 2021

Rescuer Stuart King honoured for helping save life of fallen Creag Meagaidh climber

A Northumberland mountain rescuer has been honoured for his part in helping save a man’s life in a climbing incident in Scotland.

04 January 2021

Chance meeting as rescuer comes across lost ill-equipped Cadair Idris walker

Rescuers in Snowdonia said a lost walker was fortunate a team member came across him by chance. The 41-year-old got into difficulties in winter con...

04 January 2021