Rùm hostel to close as community bunkhouse looks to first summer season

A hostel on a Hebridean island will close this summer after the opening of new-look accommodation. A community-owned bunkhouse will open for its fi...

24 April 2015

Walker airlifted from Buttermere fells after breaking arm

A walker was airlifted from a Lake District mountain after breaking his arm in a fall. The 57-year-old was walking in the Red Pike and Ling Comb ar...

23 April 2015

Walkers prepare to celebrate Pennine Way's 50th anniversary this weekend

Walkers will gather this weekend to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Britain’s first long-distance national trail.

23 April 2015

Ullswater path walker rescued after breaking arm in fall

A walker was rescued after falling and injuring herself on a Lake District path. The woman from Middlesbrough was reported to have suffered a broke...

22 April 2015

Bill Bailey's dog Tiger leads mountain rescuers in two-hour chase before capture

A dog belonging to a celebrity visitor to the Lake District led rescuers on a chase across the fells in an attempt to capture it.

22 April 2015

Four ex-winners will chase £500 bounty for record time in Three Peaks Race

Four former winners will be chasing a £500 bounty for smashing the race record in a gruelling ‘marathon with mountains’ at the weekend.

21 April 2015

Rescuers turn out to aid Hay Stacks dog that was neither injured nor stuck

A mountain rescue turned out to aid a dog reported to be stuck on a ledge on a Lake District fell. Twenty-nine members of Cockermouth Mountain Resc...

21 April 2015

Injured fellrunner and unwell walker airlifted from Lakeland mountains

A fellrunner was airlifted from a Lake District mountain after falling and injuring his head. The 53-year-old from the Peak District was running on...

20 April 2015

Rescuers find body of missing Ben Nevis walker Kyle Knox

Rescuers have found the body of a walker who went missing more than two weeks ago on Ben Nevis. The crew of a Royal Navy helicopter spotted the bod...

18 April 2015

Climber loses consciousness after 25ft fall on Stanage Edge

A climber was rescued after falling from one of the Peak District’s most popular crags. The man fell about 8m (25ft) from Stanage Edge on Thursda...

23 April 2015

First mountain rescue in England for new civilian Coastguard helicopter

One of the country’s new civilian search and rescue helicopters was used for the first time in a live mountain rescue in England this week.

23 April 2015

Climber injured in 20ft fall from Almscliff Crag

A climber was injured in a fall from a North Yorkshire crag. The man fell about 6m (20ft) from Almscliff Crag south-west of Harrogate yesterday. ...

23 April 2015

Loch Lomond bosses push for camping ban ahead of national park board meeting

National park bosses are recommending the approval of controversial plans to extend the ban on camping along loch shores.

22 April 2015

Helvellyn walker dies in 300ft fall from Striding Edge

A walker has died after falling more than 300ft on England’s third-highest mountain. The 75-year-old man fell about 100m from Striding Edge on He...

22 April 2015

Unconscious teen on Bleaklow among rescues for busy Glossop rescuers

A teenager taking part in a Duke of Edinburgh’s Award expedition was airlifted to hospital after falling on the Peak District’s second-highest hill.

21 April 2015

Climber airlifted to hospital after Stanage Edge fall

A climber was airlifted to hospital after falling on a popular Peak District crag. The man, in his 20s, was on a route on Stanage Edge yesterday wh...

21 April 2015

Ogwen Valley rescuers light up Tryfan to celebrate 50th anniversary

A rescue team and its supporters lit up a Snowdonia mountain in a spectacular display to celebrate its 50th anniversary.

19 April 2015

Climber suffers serious injuries in 30ft fall from Cow and Calf Rocks

A climber was rescued after suffering serious injuries in a fall from a West Yorkshire crag. The 23-year-old fell 9m (30ft) from Cow and Calf Rocks...

17 April 2015


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