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Second star trek planned for Kielder dark-sky People's Camp

Outdoor fans are being invited to boldly go on a star trek near one of England’s remotest villages.

20 August 2015

Helen Meech appointed director of Rewilding Britain group

A group that wants to reintroduce lynx, bison, beavers and even wolves into Britain has appointed its first director.

19 August 2015

'Outstanding flying' from RAF crew as teen injured airlifted from Beacons hill

Rescuers have praised the flying skills of an RAF Sea King crew who came to the aid of an injured teenager on a south Wales mountain.

19 August 2015

Police seek witnesses after nine-year-old boy 'assaulted' on Snowdon

Police are appealing for witnesses to an incident on Wales’s highest mountain. North Wales Police said a nine-year-old boy was allegedly hit acro...

19 August 2015

Drew Whitworth’s Kilimanjaro trek helps raise £1,000 for Calder Valley rescuers

A rescue team will benefit from a grand effort by a man who climbed Africa’s highest mountain. Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team will use the ...

18 August 2015

Lake District bosses urge outdoor fans to stay safe when wild swimming

National park bosses are urging outdoor fans to stay safe when splashing out in the area’s lakes, rivers and tarns.

17 August 2015

Holme Valley team seeks South Pennines walkers for Rescue Ramble

A mountain rescue team is searching for walkers willing to hit the hills to help it fund its activities.

16 August 2015

Helvellyn walker airlifted to hospital after leg injury in Swirral Edge slip

Rescuers were called to a mountain ridge for the second time in three days to deal with an injured walker.

15 August 2015

Scotland to gain new Great Trossachs nature reserve, but lose six others

Scotland will gain one new national nature reserve, but lose six, the Government’s advisory body has decided.

15 August 2015

Four rescue teams take part in search for teen lost in dark on Bleaklow

A teenager was rescued in the early hours of the morning after getting lost in the dark on the Peak District’s second-highest hill.

20 August 2015

More hills in this year's online guide for hillwalking during deer-stalking season

Scotland’s online guide for walkers heading out during the deer-stalking season has been expanded. The Heading for the Scottish Hills service now...

19 August 2015

Walker rescued after injuring ankle on Latterbarrow

A walker was rescued after slipping and injuring herself on a Cumbrian fell. The American visitor in her 60s was walking on Latterbarrow, near Hawk...

19 August 2015

Coniston rescuers need your vote to help them reduce its carbon footprint

A busy team of rescuers is appealing to outdoor fans to help it reduce its carbon footprint. Coniston Mountain Rescue Team has been shortlisted to ...

18 August 2015

Woman airlifted from Grizedale Forest after cycle crash

A cyclist was airlifted from a Lake District forest after she injured herself in a crash. Coniston Mountain Rescue Team was called out at 1.20pm to...

17 August 2015

Keswick team's seven-hour callout to camper with broken leg and injured walker

A Lake District rescue team was in action for seven hours dealing with two incidents at opposite ends of its area.

16 August 2015

Grizedale Forest walker rescued after injuring ankle in fall

A walker was rescued after she fell and injured her ankle in Grizedale Forest. Coniston Mountain Rescue Team was called out at 2pm yesterday, Satur...

16 August 2015

Yorkshire Dales walker airlifted after fall above Kettlewell

A walker was airlifted to hospital after falling on steep ground in the Yorkshire Dales. The 47-year-old woman was walking above the village of Ket...

15 August 2015

Minister Aileen McLeod launches scheme to boost eagle numbers in Borders

Up to a dozen golden eagles could grace the skies of southern Scotland, a minister said. The Scottish Government’s environment minister Aileen Mc...

15 August 2015

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