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National Trust for Scotland mourns 'infuriating and wonderful' ex-MP Tam Dalyell

A major conservation charity has paid tribute to a former MP who has died. The National Trust for Scotland said it was greatly saddened by the pass...

27 January 2017

Heart transplant man Kieran Sandwell plans 5,000-mile British coast charity walk

A man who was given a new lease of life after a heart transplant is planning to walk around Britain’s coast to raise cash for charity.

26 January 2017

Neil Parnell named as man who died after fall from Bristly Ridge on Glyder Fach

A man who died in a fall on a Snowdonia mountain has been named. Neil Parnell fell from Bristly Ridge on Glyder Fach on Saturday. Mr Parnell, 52...

25 January 2017

Rare Cumbria magazine makes 10,500-mile journey back to England

A rare copy of the first edition of a magazine published by youth hostellers has found its way across the world to the delight of its present editor.

24 January 2017

Mountain and lowland teams share in £1m government handout for water rescues

Mountain and search and rescue teams will receive more than a quarter of a million pounds from the Westminster Government to help them carry out water rescues.

24 January 2017

Rescuers retrieve spaniel Chubbs from Guisecliff hole after 60ft fall

A dog was rescued after falling down a deep hole at a North Yorkshire beauty spot notorious for incidents involving wayward animals.

22 January 2017

Two Gisburn Forest mountain bikers injured in separate falls

Two mountain bikers were rescued after they injured themselves in separate incidents at a popular Lancashire venue.

21 January 2017

Park authority begins work widening part of High Peak Trail

A stretch of off-road trail in the Peak District will be widened and improved. Work will begin on Monday on a section of the High Peak Trail in Der...

20 January 2017

Carol Morgan smashes record by 43 hours to take women's title in Spine Race

Carol Morgan has reached the finishing point of the gruelling Montane Spine Race to take the women’s title and the event record.

20 January 2017

French retailer Decathlon signs British skier Graham Bell as ambassador

A French outdoors retailer has signed a British skier as its newest brand ambassador. Decathlon, which has almost 30 stores in the UK, revealed Gra...

26 January 2017

Mystery body found on Saddleworth Moor revealed as David Lytton

The identity of the body found on a remote Peak District track has been revealed. Police launched a worldwide quest to find out who the mystery man...

26 January 2017

North Wales mountain rescuers receive body cameras for use at fatal incidents

Mountain rescuers are to be equipped with body-mounted video cameras for use at fatal incidents. Three of the cameras have been supplied by North W...

25 January 2017

Voting opens in poll for outdoor fans to choose favourite gear

Outdoor enthusiasts can vote for their favourite new pieces of gear in an online poll. The list of more than 100 new products has been whittled dow...

24 January 2017

Three children among group rescued from Cadair Idris as team faces double trouble

A group including three children was rescued from a Snowdonia mountain after getting lost in poor conditions.

23 January 2017

Man dies after fall from Bristly Ridge on Glyder Fach

A man has died after falling from a Snowdonia mountain. He was airlifted from Glyder Fach on Saturday but pronounced dead in hospital. Police al...

22 January 2017

Original Mountain Marathon prepares for its 50th birthday event

One of the grand old institutions of the outdoors reaches its 50th birthday this year. The Original Mountain Marathon has been held every year bar ...

21 January 2017

Mountaineers urge rethink on phone mast plans in 'James Bond' glen

Mountaineers are objecting to plans to build a mobile phone mast in the glen that featured in the James Bond film Skyfall.

20 January 2017

Tom Hollins wins Spine Race after overtaking two front runners

Tom Hollins has won the Montane Spine Race, dubbed Britain’s most brutal ultrarunning event. The Yorkshire anaesthetist stretched his lead over t...

19 January 2017

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