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Lakeland paraglider dies after crashing on Blencathra

A paraglider has died after crashing on Blencathra. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team said the man was a friend to a number of its members and was a wel...

27 February 2024

Explorer Scout Ben Leonard was unlawfully killed in Great Orme fall, jury finds

An Explorer Scout who fell to his death in north Wales was unlawfully killed, an inquest jury found. Neglect by the Scout Association also contribu...

22 February 2024

Gunman Richard Bowser jailed after 'terrifying' incident at Tan Hill Inn

A man has been jailed for 19 years after he fired shots at a customer at England’s highest pub. Richard Bowser, 46, of Worcester Place, Bishop Au...

24 January 2024

Two walkers rescued after getting lost on descent of snowy Skiddaw

Two walkers were rescued after taking a wrong turn in wintry conditions on the descent of Skiddaw. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was alerted shortly...

19 January 2024

Jack Scott takes Spine Race victory and smashes five-year-old record

Jack Scott has won the Montane Winter Spine Race, and smashed the existing record by more than 10 hours.

17 January 2024

Six previous winners battle for Spine Race victory on brutal Pennine Way course

Britain’s first national trail is the scene for a potential epic showdown as some of the world’s top runners go head to head in this year’s Montane Spine Race.

12 January 2024

Go Outdoors owner JD Sports sees shares fall after profit warning

Shares in the company that owns High Street retailers Go Outdoors, Blacks and Millets dropped 23 per cent on Thursday after it issued a profits warning.

04 January 2024

Happy New Year from the team at grough

The team at grough would like to wish all our readers, friends, and all those in the outdoors community a happy New Year.

01 January 2024

Wasdale rescue leader Penny Kirby among those recognised in New Year Honours

A leader of the Wasdale Mountain Rescue Team has been recognised in the New Year Honours. Penny Kirby has been appointed an MBE in the 2024 awards....

30 December 2023

Northumberland rescuers called out to aid injured walker on The Cheviot

A group of walkers was helped to safety after one of them injured themselves on The Cheviot, on the England-Scotland border.

25 February 2024

Blencathra walker rescued after falling more than 60ft from Sharp Edge

Two teams spent more than six hours rescuing a woman who fell from Sharp Edge on Blencathra. A walker came across the injured woman early on Saturd...

17 February 2024

Spine Race winner Jack Scott reveals he almost dropped out of event at Malham

The winner of this year’s Montane Winter Spine Race has revealed he considered dropping out of the event a third of the way into the course.

19 January 2024

Lakes boss Richard Leafe will quit at end of year for new career as Mountain Leader

The boss of England’s largest national park has announced he will step down at the end of the year.

17 January 2024

Leaders set blistering pace in Spine Race after front runners retire

Leaders in the Montane Winter Spine Race are setting a blistering pace as they head north along the Pennine Way.

16 January 2024

Open Spaces Society 'dismayed' Dartmoor camping rights will face court challenge

The Open Spaces Society has expressed its dismay at the decision of the Supreme Court to allow a challenge to a ruling on camping on Dartmoor.

11 January 2024

Body of runner Ed Catmur found on Cross Fell after 24-hour search involving 82 rescuers

The body of a fellrunner was found on the highest fell in the Pennines after a huge search lasting 24 hours.

02 January 2024

Injured Ben Wyvis walker airlifted to hospital after 15-hour rescue

An injured walker was airlifted to hospital after a lengthy rescue in wintry conditions on a mountain in Easter Ross.

31 December 2023

Happy Christmas to you all from the team at grough

We’d like to wish all our readers and friends a happy Christmas. Thanks to everyone for following our journey through 2023. We hope you have a pe...

22 December 2023

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