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More than 350 give views on controversial Lomond camping-ban plans

Bosses of a national park at the centre of controversial plans to ban wild camping alongside some of its lochs said a large number of responses were received in a public consultation.

14 January 2015

Hypothermic woman rescued from Malham Cove

A woman suffering from hypothermia was rescued from a Yorkshire Dales beauty spot. The Clapham-based Cave Rescue Organisation was called out about ...

14 January 2015

Film-maker Terry Abraham will deliver Wainwright memorial lecture

A film-maker who is currently the toast of the outdoor world will deliver a memorial lecture for the Wainwright Society.

13 January 2015

Rescuer appeals for help after keys lost during Kinder Scout search

A rescuer is appealing to walkers who might find a set of keys on the Peak District’s highest hill to get in touch.

12 January 2015

Man's body found by rescuers on Helvellyn

The body of a man has been found on England’s third-highest mountain. Members of Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team made the discovery today on Helv...

12 January 2015

Plea to be on lookout for injured climber's gear in Coire an t-Sneachda

Rescuers are appealing to walkers and climbers to be on the lookout for gear that was left on a Cairngorms mountainside after its owner was airlifted to hospital.

12 January 2015

War of words breaks out as deadline looms for Lomond camping-ban views

A war of words has broken out between a national park boss and outdoor commentators over plans to extend camping bans along the shores of several lochs.

12 January 2015

Navy Sea King forced to land during rescue of Ben Nevis climbers

A search and rescue helicopter had to make an unscheduled landing while taking part in an operation to help missing climbers on the UK’s highest mountain.

11 January 2015

Three cavers rescued after getting stranded in Gaping Gill system

Three cavers were rescued from a Yorkshire Dales system after getting stranded underground. The men were reported overdue after going into the Gapi...

11 January 2015

Police confirm Michael Flanagan was man who died after Helvellyn walk

Police have confirmed that the man who died after being discovered by rescuers on Helvellyn was Michael Flanagan.

14 January 2015

Air ambulance blood scheme could save stricken walkers' lives

A scheme developed during the Afghanistan conflict could save the lives of injured walkers and climbers in the North of England.

13 January 2015

Aberdeenshire gamekeeper George Mutch jailed for killing goshawk

A gamekeeper has been jailed for four months for killing a protected bird of prey. George Mutch of Kildrummy, was found guilty of four offences inv...

13 January 2015

Man who died on Helvellyn might have lain on mountain for four days

Details have been released of the massive search for the missing man who died after being found on Helvellyn.

12 January 2015

Walkers and mountaineers urge Government to step in over Lomond camping row

The row over a national park’s plans to ban wild camping along many of its loch shores intensified today as two organisations representing walkers, climbers and mountaineers condemned the proposals.

12 January 2015

Fatigued walker helped from Base Brown by rescuers

A woman was helped to safety from a Lake District fell after getting into difficulties. The 40-year-old, who rescuers said had a medical history, w...

12 January 2015

Rescuers praise RAF pilot's 'awesome' flying after climber falls on Cairn Gorm

Rescuers have praised the skills of the crew of an RAF search and rescue helicopter during an incident in the Cairngorms.

11 January 2015

Ed Catmur wins The Challenger race after enduring hail, snow and gales

A gruelling race along the southern part of the Pennines has been won by Surrey-based runner Edward Catmur.

11 January 2015

Growth in outdoor industry group enables more conservation grants

An organisation formed by outdoor companies to help fund conservation projects said it has gone from strength to strength.

09 January 2015

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