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Friends of Lake District president Sir Martin Holdgate receives Churchill Award

The president of the Friends of the Lake District has received an award for his work on science and the environment.

05 February 2018

Winter warning from rescuers after search dog Isla finds lost Scafell Pike walkers

Two walkers were found in the early hours of Sunday by a search dog after getting lost on England’s highest mountain.

04 February 2018

Extra events added to national parks' Dark Skies Festival as demand grows

Organisers of the upcoming Dark Skies Festival in some of England’s national parks have arranged extra events to cope with increased demand.

02 February 2018

Broadcaster Cameron McNeish to receive Scots mountain culture award

Writer and broadcaster Cameron McNeish has been recognised for his contribution to mountain culture. The former magazine editor will receive the Sc...

01 February 2018

Mountain Bothies Association to take over care of remote Garbh Choire refuge

The charity that cares for more than 100 bothies in Britain has taken over responsibility for an emergency shelter in a remote part of the Highlands.

31 January 2018

John Lea named as walker whose body was found on Lochnagar

Police have named the 65-year-old hillwalker whose body was found on Lochnagar on Sunday. John Lea, who lived in the Aberdeen area, was reported mi...

29 January 2018

Teams searching Lochnagar for missing walker find body

Teams searching for a missing walker in the Cairngorms have found a body. Police Scotland said the discovery was made on Lochnagar about noon on Su...

28 January 2018

Couple and five-year-old son airlifted from Y Garn after getting lost

A couple and their five-year-old child were airlifted from a Snowdonia mountain after getting lost in the dark.

27 January 2018

Rescuers suspend Ben Nevis missing walker search due to 'very challenging' conditions

Rescuers have had to suspend the operation to find a missing walker on Ben Nevis because of ‘very challenging’ conditions.

24 January 2018

Helmet saves rescuer from serious injury after incident on Tryfan

A rescuer was saved from serious head injury by his helmet after sliding down a Snowdonia mountainside at the conclusion of an operation to rescue three stranded walkers.

04 February 2018

Outdoors gear company Alpkit shortlisted for award as expansion continues

An outdoor gear company founded 14 years ago in the East Midlands has been shortlisted in awards run by an international foundation.

02 February 2018

Shauna Coxsey heads medal hopes as climbing gets £630,000 Olympic boost

The UK’s Olympic sport climbing hopes were boosted today with the announcement that up to £630,000 is being made available to support the push for medals at the Tokyo games in 2020.

01 February 2018

Snowdonia bosses says job losses inevitable after government grant decision

The head of Snowdonia national park says further redundancies are inevitable after the authority was told its government grant will be restricted.

01 February 2018

'Remarkably lucky' runner trampled by cows in Cumbria thanks air ambulance crew

A trail runner has told of his ‘remarkably lucky’ survival after he was trampled by cows. Michael Conroy Harris was with his dog at Garrigill i...

30 January 2018

Helvellyn climber injured after falling 500ft trying to help stranded walker

A climber was seriously injured when he fell 500ft after going to the aid of a walker who fell on Helvellyn.

26 January 2018

Search helicopter finds Glen Tilt walkers but man still missing on Lochnagar

Rescuers have mounted a major search for a walker who has gone missing in the Cairngorms. Braemar and Aberdeen Mountain Rescue Teams conducted sear...

27 January 2018

New searches by rescuers fail to find Ben Nevis walker who fell from summit

Searches by rescuers on Ben Nevis have failed to find the missing walker who is believed to have fallen from the summit on Sunday when a cornice collapsed.

26 January 2018

Ill equipped hypothermic Dartmoor walker 'very lucky' to be found by rescuers

Rescuers who were called out to find a lost Dartmoor walker said she was very lucky to have been found when she was, as her condition was deteriorating in bad weather.

23 January 2018

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