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Blencathra pair 'very lucky' after 65ft fall on Sharp Edge

Two walkers who fell from a Lake District mountain were described as very lucky by rescuers. One of the men fell 20m (65ft) from Sharp Edge on Blen...

06 January 2016

Police follow up possible sightings of missing camper Terence Kilbride

Police searching for a missing man say they have received several potential sightings by members of the public.

06 January 2016

Police 'concerned' for Terence Kilbride, who may be camping in Aberdeenshire

Police say they are concerned for a man who may be camping in Aberdeenshire. Police Scotland said they are now treating Warrington man Terrence Kil...

05 January 2016

Met Office confirms December 2015 was UK's wettest month on record

It will come as little surprise to most outdoor enthusiasts to learn that December 2015 was the wettest month on record.

05 January 2016

Calder Valley rescuers tackle Spine challenge to boost team's flood response

Four rescue team members will push themselves to the limit in an effort to raise cash to boost their organisation’s ability to respond to future flooding events.

04 January 2016

South-west cavers launch appeal to aid cave rescuers who helped in northern floods

Cavers in the South-West have organised an appeal for cave rescuers who helped in the recent floods in the North of England.

02 January 2016

Winter warning for walkers after two fall from Snowdon's Crib Goch ridge

National park bosses are urging walkers to be prepared when they head for the mountains after a recent spell of winter weather caught out visitors.

02 January 2016

Two paddlers die in separate incidents on River Garry and River Findhorn

Two men have died in paddling incidents in the Highlands. A canoeist yesterday died after getting into difficulties on an Inverness-shire river. ...

01 January 2016

Royal Navy Sea King rescue crews go out on a high as final shift begins

Crews at the UK’s busiest search and rescue helicopter base have started their final shift. The men and women who fly the Royal Navy’s Sea King...

31 December 2015

Record year for Kendal rescue team as callouts reach new high

A Cumbrian rescue team saw its callouts rise to a new high last year. Kendal Mountain Search and Rescue Team responded to 73 alerts in 2015, an inc...

06 January 2016

Peak District rangers offer to help visitors walk off festive excess

National park rangers are encouraging people to walk off their festive excess with a series of events in the outdoors.

05 January 2016

Brecon team clocks up 100th rescue on last day of 2015

A mountain rescue team clocked up its 100th rescue of the year on the last day of 2015. Brecon Mountain Rescue Team was called out on New Year’s ...

05 January 2016

HMS Gannet crest will hang in new Bristow helicopter rescue crews' base

The crest of the former Royal Navy helicopter rescue base will hang in the new civilian service’s crewroom in recognition of the history and heritage of the Scottish operation.

05 January 2016

Dales walker rescued after suffering leg injury near Ingleton

A walker was rescued after injuring his leg when he slipped on a track in the Yorkshire Dales. The 47-year-old was walking on the route between Kin...

03 January 2016

Edale rescuers' first callout to same Peak District woodland for third year running

A mountain rescue team was called out for its first incident of the year – to the same location as the previous two years’ first callouts.

02 January 2016

Injured climber rescued after fall on Ben Nevis's North Face

The New Year kicked off with a rescue for volunteers on Britain’s highest mountain. Lochaber Mountain Rescue Team was called out to aid an injure...

01 January 2016

Mountain rescuers in action as Storm Frank sweeps across southern Scotland

Mountain rescue teams in southern Scotland were active helping residents as Storm Frank hit the area yesterday, causing floods in many towns and villages in the Borders and Dumfries and Galloway.

31 December 2015

Happy New Year from everyone at grough!

Everyone here at grough would like to wish all our readers and friends a happy New Year. We’d like to thank you all for visiting us in 2015 and h...

31 December 2015

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