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Sport England welcomes BMC members' vote in favour of reform

Sport England has welcomed British Mountaineering Council members’ vote to reform the organisation’s structure.

18 June 2018

Lynn Robinson elected first woman BMC president as members vote for new structure

Members of the organisation that represents climbers, hillwalkers and mountaineers in England and Wales have elected its first woman president.

17 June 2018

Hector brings stormy end to Three Peaks Yacht Race after days of flat calm

A race that tests both sailing and mountain running ability had a tempestuous end as Storm Hector curtailed the final ascent of Ben Nevis.

15 June 2018

Missing Lakeland walker found safe after search involving three teams

A walker was found safe and well after a major search involving three Lake District rescue teams. The 83-year-old was reported overdue after embark...

14 June 2018

Donations help keep Central Beacons rescuers on the road after blaze at base

Help from the police and a specialist equipment company is helping to keep volunteer rescuers on the road after a devastating fire at their base last year.

12 June 2018

Charity walkers set out on 569-mile Bryson Line from Cape Wrath to Bognor Regis

A group of Anglo-Americans has embarked on a month-long walk following a route inspired by writer Bill Bryson.

12 June 2018

Wander Woman Phoebe Smith appointed Long Distance Walkers' president

Outdoors journalist Phoebe Smith has taken up the post of president of the Long Distance Walkers Association.

11 June 2018

Peak District climber dies after fall at Horseshoe Quarry

A climber has died after falling at a Peak District Quarry. Edale and Buxton Mountain Rescue Teams were called out to the incident at Horseshoe Qua...

10 June 2018

Mountaineering Scotland student safety project extended for two years

A pioneering project that aims to help students gain mountaineering skills is being extended for another two years.

07 June 2018

Walker airlifted to hospital after suffering seizures above Dolgoch Falls

A walker was airlifted to hospital after suffering seizures while on a Snowdonia hillside. Aberdyfi Search and Rescue Team was alerted by ambulance...

17 June 2018

British Mountaineering Council's new president Lynn Robinson: lots of work to do

In a year when women’s issues were firmly in the public eye, the British Mountaineering Council’s members elected the organisation’s first female president.

17 June 2018

Walker airlifted from Hardcastle Crags after breaking ribs in fall

A walker was airlifted from a South Pennines beauty spot after falling and breaking his ribs. Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team was called out a...

14 June 2018

Whitehall announces opening of OS data but little cheer for outdoor sector

The Westminster Government has announced a limited freeing of part of Ordnance Survey’s extensive database covering the whole of Great Britain.

13 June 2018

Yorkshire Dales planners approve major changes at Scargill House Christian centre

National park planners have approved a major redevelopment at a Christian centre in the Yorkshire Dales.

12 June 2018

Injured husky dog stretchered from mountain after Scafell Pike ascent

An injured dog was stretchered from England’s highest mountain after getting into difficulties. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was alerted late on ...

12 June 2018

British Mountaineering Council members urged to vote ahead of crucial meeting

Members of the British Mountaineering Council are being urged to vote on crucial proposals ahead of the organisation’s annual meeting in Kendal.

10 June 2018

Awards for Janet Davis, Mick Nield and Nicky Spinks in Queen's Birthday Honours

A retired worker for walking charity the Ramblers has been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours, along with a top fellrunner and a long-serving mountain rescuer.

09 June 2018

Nigel Clifford steps down as Ordnance Survey boss as interim chief is appointed

The boss of Britain’s national mapping agency has left the organisation. Nigel Clifford has been replaced as chief executive of Ordnance Survey b...

07 June 2018

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