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Runner Pavel Paloncý takes second shot at beating Pennine Way record

Ultrarunner Pavel Paloncý is attempting to break a 29-year-old record for the fastest completion of the Pennine Way.

03 August 2018

Rescuers' plea after Killin team spends hours searching for lost Ben Lui walkers

Rescuers have pleaded with hillgoers to take a map and compass after a protracted search for four walkers lost on a Highland peak.

02 August 2018

Mountain rescuers use boat to reach Derwent Water island after baby's fall

Mountain rescuers used an inflatable boat to reach a three-month-old baby who had fallen from bed while on a Lake District island.

01 August 2018

MPs say English national parks could be used for burying nuclear waste

England’s national parks and areas of outstanding natural beauty could be used to bury nuclear waste.

31 July 2018

Friends of Lake District plan rally as concerns raised over Whinlatter cable-car plan

Battle lines are being drawn up to fight another large-scale tourist development in the Lake District, just months after plans for a zipwire were withdrawn.

30 July 2018

Blencathra walker rescued after getting stuck on Sharp Edge as heatwave ends

A walker was rescued from a Lake District ridge after getting stuck as strong winds and heavy showers lashed the mountain after the prolonged heatwave.

28 July 2018

Moorland group joins Emily Brontë bicentenary celebrations with Bogtastic visit

A conservation group will join celebrations to mark the bicentenary of an author whose work inspires thousands of visits to the moors around her former home.

27 July 2018

Record-breaking climber Alan Hinkes will give series of autumn lectures

Record-breaking mountaineer Alan Hinkes is to embark on a lecture tour in the autumn. Yorkshire adventurer Hinkes is the only Briton to have summit...

26 July 2018

Blencathra walker rescued after getting stuck on Hall's Fell Ridge

A walker was rescued after getting stuck on a Lake District ridge. The 32-year-old man became cragfast while descending Hall’s Fell Ridge on Blen...

24 July 2018

Rescuers put training skills into practice as walkers get stuck on Carrock Fell

A father and son were rescued after getting stuck on steep ground on a Lake District hillside. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was alerted to the inci...

03 August 2018

'Outrage' as hillwalkers face 800 per cent parking fee hike at Arrochar

Hillwalkers on lower incomes may be deterred from taking to the hills if an 800 per cent increase in car parking charges is imposed at a popular Highland site.

01 August 2018

Two Bleaklow walkers rescued after getting lost in failing light

Two walkers were rescued after getting lost as night fell on the Peak District’s second-highest hill.

01 August 2018

Northumberland rescue team seeks new members to cover largest English area

Rescuers with the largest patch of any team in England are recruiting new members. Successful applicants will receive a year of training with the N...

30 July 2018

Helvellyn walker dies in fall from Striding Edge

A walker has died after falling from Striding Edge on England’s third-highest mountain. The 71-year-old man suffered fatal injuries in the incide...

29 July 2018

Injured Scafell walker winched from Broad Stand after 65ft tumble

An injured walker was winched from England’s second highest mountain and another rescued after getting stuck.

28 July 2018

Lakeland walker injured in fall near Sty Head stretcher box

A walker was helped from a Lakeland fell after injuring herself in a fall. The 62-year-old suffered a possible broken wrist and injured knee in the...

27 July 2018

Police launch probe after dead red kite found at Yorkshire Dales beauty spot

Police are investigating after a dead red kite was found in the Yorkshire Dales. North Yorkshire and the Yorkshire Dales are a blackspot for raptor...

24 July 2018

Snowdon walker Steve Johnston dies in fall from Crib Goch

A walker has died after falling from a ridge on Wales’s highest mountain. Steve Johnston of London fell from Crib Goch on Snowdon on Saturday. ...

24 July 2018

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