News

Yorkshire Dales authority grant helps fell rescuers kit out new members

Rescuers in the Yorkshire Dales will be better kitted out thanks to a grant from the national park authority.

05 September 2017

Coast to Coast walker suffers head injury in Greenup Edge fall

A walker was airlifted to hospital after injuring her head in a fall while on the Coast to Coast route in the Lake District.

05 September 2017

'Learn to navigate' advice after rescuers sent to wrong Lakeland mountain to aid walkers

A Lake District rescue team extolled the advantages of being able to navigate after it was sent to the wrong mountain to aid two walkers with dogs.

03 September 2017

Vital rescue gear stolen in burglary at Dundonnell team's base

Vital rescue equipment has been stolen in a break-in at a volunteer team’s base. Dundonnell Mountain Rescue Team said it believes the burglary to...

02 September 2017

Tagged hen harrier Calluna in 'suspicious disappearance' over Cairngorms grouse moor

The National Trust for Scotland has called for political action after the disappearance of a hen harrier raised on one of its Highland estates.

01 September 2017

Walkers invited to take Cheviot Challenge to help Northumberland rescuers

A major fundraiser for a mountain rescue team will take place this weekend. The Cheviot Challenge will be staged for the 36th time to help provide ...

31 August 2017

Treetop Trek firm opens talks on building Thirlmere zipwire in Lake District

The company that abandoned plans for a zipwire in the Lake District is proposing setting up a similar facility elsewhere in the national park.

31 August 2017

Walker suffering heart attack among six bank-holiday callouts for Ogwen team

Several walkers, climbers and a man suffering from a suspected heart attack were among those rescued over a busy bank holiday weekend by a team in Snowdonia.

29 August 2017

Man dies and another seriously hurt in two 650ft Striding Edge falls in two days

A man has died and another was seriously injured in two incidents on successive days on Striding Edge on Helvellyn.

28 August 2017

Fife police appeal after body of man in outdoors gear found in Devilla Forest

Police in Scotland are appealing for help in identifying a man whose remains were found in a forest in Fife.

05 September 2017

Man and teenage daughter rescued after getting lost on Cadair Idris

A man and his daughter were led to safety after getting lost in bad weather on Cadair Idris. Aberdyfi Search and Rescue Team was alerted shortly af...

03 September 2017

Yorkshire Dales walker dies after collapsing on Pen-y-ghent

A walker has died after collapsing on one of Yorkshire’s Three Peaks. The 68-year-old had started his descent after summiting Pen-y-ghent on Satu...

03 September 2017

Suilven footpath worker Alec McMullen completes 450 miles walking to work

Next time the journey to work seems to drag, spare a thought for footpath contractor Alec McMullen, who has walked more than 450 miles getting to his workplace over the past four months.

01 September 2017

Milestone reached as Natural England says it's working on all parts of coastal path

Government agency Natural England says it is now officially working on the whole length of the planned England Coast Path.

01 September 2017

'Protect wild land' say mountaineers, after Creag Riabhach windfarm ruling

Mountaineering Scotland has called for better protection for the nation’s wild land after a court rejected a challenge to a windfarm development.

31 August 2017

Injured Lakeland walker's son guides rescuers to scene by torch flashes

A walker was rescued from a Lake District fell after injuring himself in a fall. The Cambridgeshire man, in his 50s, was descending Sourmilk Gill a...

30 August 2017

'Soulless and unwelcoming' no more: Dubs Hut re-opens after bothies charity's work

A ‘soulless and unwelcoming’ former mining hut in the Lake District has been transformed into a more welcoming shelter for outdoor enthusiasts.

29 August 2017

Writers Beth Pipe and Karen Guttridge head for two weeks on Cumbria 'spirit trail'

Two women are set to show their adventurous spirits as they embark on a trip through Cumbria. Writers Beth Pipe and Karen Guttridge have previously...

28 August 2017

Pages

<< < > >>

Your account


 

Follow our updates


 

Pages

<< < > >>