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Woman fined £2,000 for damaging healthy tree in Yorkshire Dales village

Magistrates have fined a woman £2,000 for severely cutting back a healthy tree in a national park conservation area.

17 January 2020

Spine Race runner stretchered from fells after being found at High Cup Nick

A competitor in the Montane Spine Race had to be stretchered from the fells after becoming disoriented in the dark.

16 January 2020

Cairngorm rescuers' 'rant' after 16-mile walk in storm to find walker safe in bothy

A rescue team leader described as ‘a total waste of our resources’ an incident in which its members battled driving sleet in Storm Brendan to reach a walker, only to find him in his sleeping bag in a bothy.

14 January 2020

Race for Spine Race lead hots up as temperatures set to plunge

The race for the lead of the Montane Spine Race is hotting up as runners face freezing temperatures and 70mph gusts.

13 January 2020

Yorkshire Dales staff to host information event for youth expedition leaders

National park officers are inviting youth expedition leaders to a free event in the Yorkshire Dales. A Walk in the Park is aimed at providing infor...

10 January 2020

Busy start to 2020 with four callouts for Bowland Pennine rescuers

A Lancashire rescue team was called out four times in five days as the new decade began. Bowland Pennine Mountain Rescue Team was alerted on Thursd...

06 January 2020

Police appeal to Glen Duror walkers who may have witnessed concerning behaviour

Police have appealed to people walking in a glen in Appin on Sunday to report anything out of the ordinary they may have witnessed.

05 January 2020

Cave diver dies in flooded section of Dales underground system

A cave diver has died in a flooded section of a western Dales system. The man’s body was found in a sump in Lancaster Hole after he was reported ...

05 January 2020

Four callouts over Christmas period for Cockermouth rescuers

Volunteers from Cockermouth Mountain Rescue Team were kept busy over the Christmas period, responding to four incidents on the Lake District fells.

02 January 2020

Fastest Briton Sabrina Verjee takes women's trophy in Spine Race

Sabrina Verjee has taken the women’s trophy in the Montane Spine Race. The runner reached the finish at Kirk Yetholm in a total time of 108hrs 7m...

16 January 2020

John Kelly takes Spine Race victory by a margin of more than 30 miles

Runner John Kelly has scored a resounding victory in the Montane Spine Race. The USA athlete had an unassailable lead as he approached the finish a...

15 January 2020

'Loyalty card' quip as Dales cavers rescued for second time in less than four weeks

Four cavers were rescued after spending more than 24 hours underground when rising water trapped them in a Dales system.

14 January 2020

Montane Spine Challenger runners face 80mph winds at start of Pennine Way race

Runners face forecast winds of up to 80mph as they begin a winter challenge up the Pennine Way. Almost 100 competitors are expected to make the sta...

10 January 2020

Plans revealed for latest 125-mile Morecambe Bay stretch of England Coast Path

Plans for the latest section of the England Coast Path have been revealed. If approved, the 125-mile stretch from Silecroft in Cumbria to Cleveleys...

08 January 2020

Rescuers thank walkers who provided extra clothes for injured Sugar Loaf woman

Rescuers have thanked passers-by who provided extra clothing to a walker who injured herself on a Brecon Beacons peak.

06 January 2020

Walker airlifted from Cadair Idris after injuring head in fall

A walker was airlifted from a Snowdonia hillside after suffering a head injury in a fall. The 32-year-old took a short tumbling fall at the top of ...

05 January 2020

Longtown rescuers called out to two separate incidents as walkers suffer injuries

Rescuers were called out to two separate incidents simultaneously after walkers in south Wales suffered injuries.

03 January 2020

Wainwright aficionados will help fund Calvert Trust activities in 2020

A charity that provides outdoor activities for people with disabilities will benefit from fundraising activities by aficionados of Alfred Wainwright.

02 January 2020

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