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'Risk to life' as Met Office issues rare red weather warning for Scotland

The Met Office has issued a rare red weather warning for parts of Scotland. The red alert means risk to life is likely with snow falling to depths ...

28 February 2018

New appeal for sightings of Strathcarron walker Stephen Mitchell as search continues

Police have repeated their appeal for sightings of missing walker Stephen Mitchell as searches continue.

27 February 2018

Lake District walker dies after falling on Scafell Pike snow slope

A walker has died after falling a ‘considerable distance’ on England’s highest mountain. Three mountaineers found the man on Scafell Pike and...

27 February 2018

Injured Lakeland walker airlifted from Pillar after falling 'considerable distance'

A rescue team was called out to a Lake District mountain for the second time in 24 hours when a lone walker fell and injured himself.

26 February 2018

Walker suffers head injuries after slipping on ice on Scafell Pike route

A walker was airlifted from a route on England’s highest mountain after suffering a head injury after tumbling 200ft.

25 February 2018

Rescuers' winter advice after man suffers serious injuries in Crinkle Crags fall

A man suffered serious injuries after falling more than 300ft on a Lake District fell. Langdale Ambleside Mountain Rescue Team was called out about...

25 February 2018

Walker airlifted from Scafell Pike after injuring leg in fall

A walker was airlifted from England’s highest mountain after suffering a leg injury. The woman in her 20s fell on snow on Scafell Pike on Saturda...

25 February 2018

Lakeland walker airlifted after injuring head in tumble while descending Pillar

Two helicopters were called to aid an injured walker who tumbled a considerable distance while descending a Lake District fell.

24 February 2018

Rescue team paramedic reaches Cat Bells walker within minutes after ankle injury

A walker received help within minutes after badly injuring her ankle in a slip on a Lake District fell.

24 February 2018

Injured Tryfan walker 'very fortunate' his shouts for help were heard

An injured man stranded on a Snowdonia mountain in freezing conditions was ‘very fortunate’ to have his shouts heard.

28 February 2018

Walker who died in Sgùrr Thuilm fall named as Christopher Fryer

Police have named the walker who died while walking in the Highlands north of Glenfinnan. Rescuers found the body of Christopher Fryer, 38, of Norf...

27 February 2018

Lakeland walker airlifted after suffering serious injuries in fall near Grisedale Tarn

A walker suffered serious injuries after sliding a long distance on a Lake District fell. Members of the public heard shouts for help from the hill...

26 February 2018

Police appeal for sightings of missing Strathcarron hillwalker Stephen Mitchell

Police are appealing to outdoor enthusiasts for sightings of a hillwalker who has been reported missing in the Highlands.

26 February 2018

Lake District slate mine company submits new plans for zipwire at Honister

The operators of Honister Slate Mine in the Lake District have applied for planning permission to install a zipwire.

25 February 2018

Man dies in fall on Sgùrr Thuilm as rescuers find body of missing walker Jim Stalker

A man has died in a fall on a munro in the Scottish Highlands. And rescuers have found the body of a walker who had been missing for almost two wee...

25 February 2018

Injured climber airlifted from Lochnagar after falling hundreds of feet

A climber was airlifted to hospital after falling on a Highland mountain where a walker’s body was found last month.

24 February 2018

Yorkshire Dales walker suffers serious head injuries in fall on Moughton

A walker suffered serious head and face injuries in a fall on a Yorkshire Dales hillside. The 71-year-old was descending the steep hill at Hunterst...

24 February 2018

Mountaineering Scotland urges national park to reject new Cononish gold mine plans

Mountaineering Scotland is urging national park planners to reject a renewed proposal to start mining gold in a wild land area.

23 February 2018

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