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Labrador Paddy rescued after running away from owners on Lonscale Fell

A walkers’ dog was rescued from a Lake District hillside after getting stuck on steep ground. Paddy the labrador was with his owners on Lonscale ...

19 February 2018

North Yorkshire Police launch 'Operation Owl' to crack down on raptor persecution

Police in the county with the worst record in England for raptor persecution are stepping up their fight to catch criminals responsible for killing birds of prey.

17 February 2018

Injured Helvellyn walker rescued after tripping on crampon

A walker was rescued after injuring himself when his crampon points stuck in ice, causing him to trip.

16 February 2018

Lost Blencathra walkers' lack of compass 'could have had serious consequences'

A group of badly equipped walkers was guided to safety by phone after getting lost on Blencathra in the Lake District.

13 February 2018

Searches fail to find walker Neil Gibson as rescuers brave high avalanche risk

Searches by rescue teams over the weekend have failed to find a missing walker and his dog in the Highlands.

11 February 2018

Lakeland walker rescued after injuring ankle on Styhead path

A walker was rescued from a Lake District fell after injuring herself. The 55-year-old was walking with a group of friends on the Sty Head path abo...

11 February 2018

Rescuers find body of walker Alan Gibson as search continues for his brother Neil

Rescuers searching for two missing brothers who went missing in the Highlands have found a body. Police Scotland said the man has been formally ide...

10 February 2018

Great North Air Ambulance link speeds life-and-death decisions for injured outdoor fans

Seriously ill and injured casualties in the North-West of England could receive a quicker helicopter response after ambulance staff agreed to a charity monitoring emergency calls.

09 February 2018

OutDoor trade show says goodbye to Fred with move to Munich

A major outdoors trade show will switch venues from next year. OutDoor, which is run by the European Outdoor Group, will move to Munich from 2019. ...

09 February 2018

Man dies in 800ft fall on Snowdon after slipping on snow and ice

A man has died after falling more than 800ft on Wales’s highest mountain. Members of the public reported seeing the walker fall down a steep clif...

19 February 2018

Lake District rescuers in seven-hour operation after man falls 160ft on Great End

A man who fell more than 160ft on a Lake District mountain was rescued in an operation lasting seven hours.

16 February 2018

Flip! Experts warn new clothing trend could be fatal attraction for your compass

Mountain experts have identified a new hazard for hillgoers, after analysis of a recent rescue in the Highlands.

14 February 2018

Hillwalker missing after fall on Lochaber munro Beinn a' Chaorainn

Rescuers are searching for a hillwalker who has been reported missing in Lochaber. Police were alerted at 3.50pm on Sunday after the man was report...

12 February 2018

Mountaineering council annual meeting put back two months for review changes

The annual meeting of the British Mountaineering Council is likely to be put back by two months to allow further consultation on proposed governance changes.

11 February 2018

Rescuers battle nine hours to save walker stranded with frozen feet on Cairngorms peak

Rescuers battled for nine hours to bring to safety a walker stranded in a blizzard on a Highlands munro.

11 February 2018

Police release pictures of brothers missing on Strathcarron walking trip

Police have released pictures of the two hillwalkers who have gone missing in the Highlands. Alan Gibson and his brother Neil were reported missing...

09 February 2018

Teams search for brothers Alan and Neil Gibson, missing after Strathcarron walk

Two brothers have gone missing while walking in the Scottish Highlands. Police said searches for the men are continuing in the Strathcarron area af...

09 February 2018

David Felton's Blea Tarn photograph wins Wainwright Society competition

A shot of Blea Tarn and Langdale has been judged a ‘worthy winner’ in an annual competition run by the Wainwright Society.

08 February 2018

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