Met Office says 2014 was warmest year on record

Last year was the UK’s warmest on record, the Met Office said. Provisional figures released by the country's official weather forecasters show th...

05 January 2015

Walker stretchered from Malham Cove after slip leads to broken ankle

A walker was stretchered from a popular Yorkshire Dales beauty spot after slipping and breaking her ankle.

04 January 2015

Kendal mountain rescuers notch up record callouts despite festive lull

A Cumbrian rescue team said it had its busiest ever year in 2014. Kendal Mountain Rescue Team said its festive season was relatively quiet, but its...

03 January 2015

Rescue for Helvellyn walker stuck for four hours in atrocious weather

A trip up England’s third highest mountain turned into a New Year’s Eve nightmare for a man who got stuck on a rock face for four hours.

01 January 2015

MBEs for Lake District mountain rescuers and veteran mountaineer

Two long-serving mountain rescue volunteers and a veteran mountaineer have been recognised in the New Year Honours.

31 December 2014

Man airlfited from Bristly Ridge after breaking leg in fall

A man was airlifted to hospital after breaking his leg in a fall on a Snowdonia scrambling route. His fellow walkers splinted his leg but called fo...

29 December 2014

Tortoise and hare runner aims for double Yorkshire Three Peaks circuit

Two outdoor enthusiasts are preparing for a ‘tortoise and hare’ charity challenge in the Yorkshire Dales.

27 December 2014

Walker airlifted to hosptial after breaking ankle in slip on Whiteless Pike

A walker was airlifted to hospital after slipping and breaking his ankle on a Lake District fell. The 70-year-old man from France was walking on Wh...

26 December 2014

Trust marks centenary of death of conservation pioneer John Muir

Christmas Eve marks the centenary of the death of John Muir, the Scots-born conservation pioneer revered in his adopted USA.

24 December 2014

Hallin Fell walker airlifted after injuring ankle

A walker was airlifted from Lake District fell after injuring his ankle. The man fell while walking on his own near the summit of Hallin Fell yeste...

05 January 2015

Five escape injury as cornice collapse causes Ben Nevis avalanche

Five people escaped serious injury in an avalanche on Britain’s highest mountain. A cornice collapse on the North Face of Ben Nevis resulted in t...

04 January 2015

Search team faces repair bill after vehicle damaged in Pennine rescue

A rescue team faces a repair bill after one of its vehicles was damaged during a rescue. Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team’s off-road vehicle ...

03 January 2015

Happy New Year from everyone at grough!

Everyone here at grough would like to wish all our readers, friends, advertisers and supporters a very happy New Year.

31 December 2014

Walker airlifted from Lake District fell after slip leads to leg injury

A walker was airlifted from a Lake District fell after slipping and injuring her leg. The woman was on the path between Blea Water and Haweswater w...

30 December 2014

Lakeland walker airlifted from High Rigg after slip on frozen turf

A walker was airlifted from a Lake District fell after injuring herself when she slipped on frozen grass.

28 December 2014

Edale Mountain Rescue Team in action as snow halts ambulance crews

Volunteers from a mountain rescue team spent the night helping ambulance crews as snow prevented them reaching patients.

27 December 2014

Happy Christmas from us all at grough!

The team at grough would like to wish all our online friends a happy Christmas. We hope you all have a fabulous yuletide and get lots of outdoor go...

24 December 2014

Snowdon warden urges walkers to check weather as cold snap forecast

National park bosses in Snowdonia are urging hillwalkers to check weather forecasts before they head for the region’s mountains.

23 December 2014


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