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Cave rescue team complains over 'horrifying' Bear Grylls TV programme

A rescue team has posted an official complaint to television bosses over scenes in a recent programme featuring a renowned adventurer.

28 September 2015

Two climbers suffer head injuries in separate falls from Peak District crags

Two climbers suffered head injuries in separate falls at Peak District crags on the same day. Edale Mountain Rescue Team was called out on Sunday t...

27 September 2015

Climber breaks leg in fall at Stanage Edge

A climber was rescued after falling from a popular Peak District crag. The woman fell and suffered a suspected broken leg when she came off the roc...

26 September 2015

More than 100 volunteers spruce up Blencathra during fell care day

A Lake District fell got a spruce-up when more than a hundred people cleared a mountain of rubbish. The 140 volunteers and staff saw off 300 pieces...

25 September 2015

Search underway on Torridon mountains for missing runner Alexander Brett

A search is underway for a hillrunner who has gone missing in Torridon in the Scottish Highlands. Alexander Brett set off for a run across mountain...

25 September 2015

October date for volunteers to clean up Ben Nevis, Snowdon and Scafell Pike

Organisers of a clean-up event are urging keen hillwalkers to make the effort next month. The Real 3 Peaks Challenge takes place on the three highe...

23 September 2015

Dartmoor rescuers' cream tea event launches new supporters' club

A rescue team has launched a supporters’ club with a cream tea event. Dartmoor Search and Rescue Team Ashburton kicked off its dart2ZERO group wi...

23 September 2015

Edale rescuers clock up 100th callout of year as Stanage climber breaks leg

A Peak District mountain rescue team clocked up its 100th callout of the year today when a climber fell from Stanage Edge, breaking his leg.

19 September 2015

Outdoor guild members award cream of writing and photography

Writers and photographers were honoured for their work covering the outdoors at a ceremony held in Northumberland.

20 September 2015

Sport climbing on last pitch to be included in 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Sport climbing has passed its latest pitch to become an Olympic sport. Organisers of the Tokyo 2020 games included the activity as one of five that...

28 September 2015

Body of missing runner and mountain rescuer Alex Brett found on Liathach

The body of a missing hillrunner has been found on a Highland mountain. Rescuers found the Alex Brett’s body on Liathach on Saturday, almost a we...

27 September 2015

11-year-old boy and dad rescued after getting stuck on Tryfan

A boy had to be rescued after getting stuck on steep ground on a Snowdonia mountain. The 11-year-old and his father, from Cardiff, got into difficu...

26 September 2015

Woman with broken ankle rescued from Earl's Crag above Cowling

A woman was rescued from a North Yorkshire crag after suffering a suspected broken ankle. Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team was called out on Th...

25 September 2015

Peak District exercise will test firefighters' and rangers' wildfire response

Firefighters and national park staff will take part in a major practice exercise in the Peak District.

23 September 2015

Mountain rescuers use boat to reach injured Ullswater walker

Mountain rescuers used their specialist boat to reach an injured walker in the Lake District. The 67-year-old from Rugby in Warwickshire was walkin...

23 September 2015

Full house for film-maker Terry Abraham at Friends of Lakes annual lecture

An IT worker turned outdoors film-maker whose movie was featured on BBC spoke to a packed house at a Lake District lecture.

21 September 2015

Police confirm Hardendale Quarry body was that of missing walker Yvonne Mullen

Police have confirmed that the body found near Shap at the weekend was that of missing walker Yvonne Mullen.

21 September 2015

Three callouts in one day for Patterdale rescuers as two women suffer strokes

A Lake District rescue team was called out three times in one day to help members of the public in difficulties.

20 September 2015

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