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How an outdoor retailer survived lockdown: a service centre, a woman's eye and explainer videos

Innovation and a keen eye on online sales have helped independent retailer Trekkit survive lockdown...

09 April 2021

Man suffers vaccine effects during attempt to rescue daughter on Snowdonia mountain

A father on a rescue mission to aid his daughter on a Snowdonia mountain sparked a callout when he began to suffer from the effects of the Covid-19 vaccine.

06 April 2021

Second callout in a week to The Cheviot for Northumberland rescuers

Rescuers were called out for the second time in a week to The Cheviot to aid a walker in difficulties.

05 April 2021

Walkers rescued after getting lost in mist on the Cheviots

Two walkers who got lost on hills near the England-Scotland border were rescued in an operation lasting almost four hours.

01 April 2021

Ambleside plans big switch-off to highlight dark skies' value

A Lake District town will embrace its dark side to emphasise the effects of light pollution. Ambleside’s Big Switch Off also aims to raise awaren...

30 March 2021

Completion of Langholm community land buyout paves way for nature reserve

A community buyout of a large tract of land in the Scottish Borders has been completed. The legal transfer of the 5,200 acres of moorland near Lang...

28 March 2021

Twenty more photographers donate prints to auction for injured rescuer Chris Lewis

More photographers have added their work to an auction to raise cash for a badly injured mountain rescuer.

27 March 2021

Calder Valley rescuers pay tribute to ex-leader Neville Sharp after his death

Rescuers have paid tribute to a former team leader who died earlier this month. Neville Sharp was a life member of Calder Valley Search and Rescue ...

25 March 2021

RAF jets mark speed pioneer Donald Campbell's birthday in Coniston Water flypast

Two RAF jets took part in a flypast over the Lake District to mark what would have been the 100th birthday of a speed pioneer.

23 March 2021

Keswick outdoors retailer smashes charity target with fellwalking challenge

A Lake District retailer and its customers have raised more than £5,000 for charity with a challenge in which people were encouraged to climb fells.

07 April 2021

Vango owner AMG Group cuts ties with boot brand Anatom and sock firm Teko

The company that owns major outdoors brand Vango has cut its ties with a boot brand and a sock firm. AMG Group said it had ended its licensing arra...

05 April 2021

Two walkers die in separate incidents in Lomond national park

Rescuers searching for a missing hillwalker in the southern Highlands discovered a man’s body. The 33-year-old was found on Ben A’an in the Tro...

04 April 2021

Search for inspiration leads to ankle injury for Lakeland photographer

A man was injured after falling into a beck in the Lake District. Rescuers said the man was looking for photographic inspiration in Launchy Gill ne...

01 April 2021

Mountain bothies remain closed despite lockdown easing

The charity that cares for more than 100 mountain shelters said they should only be used in an emergency.

29 March 2021

Prepare for your outdoors trips, plead rescuers, as 'stay at home' rule eased

Rescuers in Northumberland are pleading with the public to prepare properly when they head to the outdoors.

28 March 2021

Yorkshire Dales bosses urge patience as lockdown rules eased

National park bosses in the Yorkshire Dales are urging the public to be patient and stay local when guidelines change on Monday.

26 March 2021

On test: Olight Baton 3 Premium Edition torch set reviewed

Price: £99.95 Weight: torch 54g (charger and torch combined 167g) Maximum brightness: 1,200 lumens Power supply: built-in IMR 16340 550mAh 3.7V lithium-ion rechargeable battery Modes: low, medium, high; moonlight; turbo; strobe white light Country of manufacture: China This new torch kit from Chinese brand Olight consists of a compact LED torch and a neat charging case.

16 March 2021

Outdoor brand Keela helps produce hood to protect medics during CPR

A company better known for producing waterproofs and other outdoor wear has turned its skills to providing protection for healthcare professionals.

23 March 2021

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