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Calder Valley team to take part in The Spine Mountain Rescue Challenge

Mountain rescue team members are being challenged to tackle a gruelling Pennine race in the depths of winter.

22 November 2015

Derby rescuers pay tribute to former leader Steve Hilditch who has died

A mountain rescue team has paid tribute to a former team leader who died on Friday. Derby Mountain Rescue Team member Steve Hilditch lost a long fi...

22 November 2015

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge meet north Wales mountain rescuers

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge met mountain rescuers during a visit to north Wales. And the princess tackled a climbing wall while dressed in a ...

20 November 2015

Unseen photos of Shackleton's Antarctic survival story mark centenary

An exhibition opens on Saturday to mark the centenary of one of the best known extreme survival stories.

20 November 2015

Warning to walkers as work begins on Ben Nevis mountain path

Outdoor enthusiasts tackling Britain’s highest mountain are being warned that construction work has begun on the most popular route up the hill.

19 November 2015

Climber, 13, rescued after injuring leg on Northumberland crag

A schoolboy was rescued after injuring himself while climbing on a Northumberland crag. The 13-year-old was with an organised school group on the c...

18 November 2015

Royal Navy Sea King crew honoured for heroic rescue of Ben Nevis pair

The crew of a Royal Navy Sea King helicopter has been honoured for its heroic rescue of two climbers in blizzard conditions on Britain’s highest mountain.

18 November 2015

Fire service donation boosts Dartmoor rescuers' fleet

A fleet of rescue vehicles has been expanded thanks to a donation from firefighters. Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service formally handed ove...

17 November 2015

Penrith team rescues shepherd stuck on crag above Haweswater

Mountain rescuers went to the aid of a Lake District shepherd who got stuck on steep ground after he slipped.

16 November 2015

Doug Scott pledges £25,000 Nepal donation will be put to good use

Britain’s first Everest summiteer has pledged a massive donation to the effort to rebuild Nepal after this year’s earthquakes will be spent properly.

22 November 2015

Injured off-roaders rescued after Land Rover slides 650ft down mid-Wales hill

Three off-roaders were injured when their vehicle went out of control and slipped more than 650ft down a hillside in mid-Wales.

21 November 2015

RSPB slams 'Victorian attitudes' after discovery of poisoned red kite

An investigator has criticised ‘Victorian attitudes’ to wildlife after it was revealed a red kite was poisoned.

20 November 2015

Remarkable footage released as Ueli Steck regains Eiger climb record

Swiss speed climber Ueli Steck has regained his record for the fastest climb of the Eiger’s North Face.

19 November 2015

Cotswold and Snow & Rock join cycle and running stores in new company

Four major retailers have formed a single company following a string of acquisitions earlier this year.

19 November 2015

Team helps in rescue operation of stricken Coastguard helicopter

A rescue team helped in the recovery of a helicopter that had to make an unplanned landing after getting into difficulties on the slopes of a Yorkshire Dales fell.

18 November 2015

Campaigners angry at 'unfair' common land swap for Circuit of Wales

Campaigners have expressed their anger at a land swap allowing a motor-racing circuit to be built on the edge of a national park.

17 November 2015

Trust welcomes Holyrood refusal of Glencassley and Sallachy windfarms

Campaigners have welcomed the Scottish Government’s refusal of plans for two Highland windfarms. The Glencassley and Sallachy developments in Sut...

17 November 2015

Team stops Coastguard helicopter rolling over in Ingleborough rescue

A rescue team had to use its skills to help stop a search and rescue helicopter and its crew rolling over after it developed a fault.

16 November 2015

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