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The National Trust for Scotland has appointed a museum director as its next chief executive.

Philip Long will take over the post when the current boss Simon Skinner retires in July

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Six days, six hours, four minutes: how Paul Tierney broke the Wainwrights running record

An astonishing challenge that ran on chips, banter and very little sleep, but definitely no smashed avocado.

On test: AKU Serai mountaineering boots reviewed

High-end insulated boots for high-end mountain trips; how did they perform?...

Follow in the Brontë sisters' footsteps to Top Withins, inspiration for Wuthering Heights

Take to the romantic wild Brontë moors, home to Cathy and Heathcliff, on this walk starting in the hilltop village of Haworth in West Yorkshire .

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