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Outdoor fans help boost Peak District Access Fund

Outdoor fans are among those who have chipped in to boost a fund aimed at helping improve access in a national park.

07 November 2015

Edinburgh writers dominate mountain writing contest

Capital writers came out tops in a mountaineering literature competition. Four of the six winners in the Mountaineering Council of Scotland’s ann...

06 November 2015

Job done: Eden fell-care volunteers rebuild wall and demolish cake

Volunteers working on a Lakeland project rebuilt a section of drystone wall and managed to demolish 300 pieces of cake.

06 November 2015

Campaigner Kate warns Welsh footpath plans could spread to England

A leading campaigner said she fears for the future of Welsh footpaths if Government proposals go ahead.

05 November 2015

Event charging and dogs discussed as Snowdon talks near end

A consultation on the future management of Wales’s highest mountain reaches its conclusion next week with a conference in Llanberis.

04 November 2015

Avon rescuers' high-tech vehicle enters service after fundraising effort

A rescue team’s new high-tech vehicle has gone into service after a major fundraising effort. Avon & Somerset Search and Rescue’s incident ...

04 November 2015

New mountain rescuer goes straight into action to aid injured Burbage climber

A newly qualified team member got his first taste of a real rescue when he was called out to aid a climber who fell on a Peak District crag.

03 November 2015

Helicopter crew praised as Langdale climber seriously hurt in 130ft fall

A climber suffered serious injuries when she fell more than 130ft from a crag in Great Langdale. The young woman fell 40m from Gimmer Crag on Satur...

02 November 2015

Bow Fell walker airlifted to hospital after suffering heart attack

A walker was airlifted to hospital after suffering a heart attack on a Lake District mountain. The 68-year-old from Gloucestershire was on The Band...

31 October 2015

Officials tighten controls on four estates in Scots wildlife crime hotspots

Scotland’s official outdoors body has clamped down on four properties where it says there is evidence of wildlife crime.

06 November 2015

No legal challenge from campaigners on North York Moors potash mine

Campaigners opposed to proposals for a giant mine in a national park said they will not mount a legal challenge to planners’ decision.

06 November 2015

Langdale camper rescued after breaking ankle

An Army trainee was stretchered from a Lake District fell after breaking his ankle. The man was camping above Stickle Tarn on Wednesday when he inj...

05 November 2015

Teens rescued after nightfall puts an end end to Cat Bells adventure

Two teenagers were rescued after getting caught out by nightfall and poor weather during an adventure on a Lakeland fell.

04 November 2015

Four-part Channel 5 series showcases Lomond national park wildlife

A team of award-winning specialists spent a year recording the wildlife of a Scottish national park in a series that begins next week.

04 November 2015

Yorkshire Dales walker rescued after injuring ankle at Watlowes

A walker was rescued from a Yorkshire Dales hillside after suffering an ankle injury. The Clapham-based Cave Rescue Organisation was called out abo...

03 November 2015

Two climbers rescued from Tryfan after getting stuck in the dark

Two climbers received some gentle advice after having to be rescued when they got stuck on crag on a Snowdonia mountain.

03 November 2015

Pendle Hill, home of witches, among 13 sites given share of £31m lottery pot

A Lancashire hill shrouded in bewitching history is among 13 landscapes to benefit from lottery grants announced on Halloween.

31 October 2015

Kayaker dies after being pulled from river near Sedbergh

A kayaker has died after being dragged unconscious from a Cumbrian river. The paddler got into difficulties on Friday on the Clough River near Sedb...

31 October 2015

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