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RAF Sea King nears end of service as three rescue teams aid injured biker

Three mountain rescue teams worked with an RAF Sea King helicopter for perhaps the last time when a motorcyclist was injured at a remote site near the Scottish border.

12 September 2015

Campaigners welcome withdrawal of Thirlmere fells fence plans

Campaigners have welcomed a decision to withdraw plans for fencing on a Lake District common. United Utilities said it wants to carry out consultat...

09 September 2015

Unique Dales Way bridge will close for 10 days to allow repairs

Walkers in the Yorkshire Dales are being warned a river crossing on the Dales Way will be closed for repairs.

08 September 2015

Tryfan walker Stephen Longfellow 'fell some distance' to his death

Rescuers have revealed how they found the body of an experienced walker who had fallen on a Snowdonia mountain.

06 September 2015

Walker, 70, knocked unconscious in fall on St Sunday Crag

A walker was airlifted from a Lake District mountain after being knocked unconscious when she fell. The 71-year-old from Preston in Lancashire suff...

05 September 2015

Cleveland rescue team needs your vote to win green energy bid

Mountain rescuers are asking outdoor enthusiasts to back them in their bid to provide green energy at their new base.

05 September 2015

Appeal to help find missing Snowdonia walker Stephen Longfellow

Police are appealing for information about a walker who has gone missing in Snowdonia. Stephen Dennis Longfellow was last seen five days ago and hi...

04 September 2015

Safety warning follows rescue of walkers who strayed from Wastwater Screes

Two walkers were rescued after getting stuck on steep ground on a Lake District fell. Wasdale Mountain Rescue Team was called out on Tuesday to a r...

03 September 2015

Rescuers use smartphone system to find walkers lost in dark near Whernside

Two walkers were rescued after getting lost in the dark while attempting a Three Peaks challenge. The man and woman, both 36, called for help after...

02 September 2015

Brecon mountain rescuers call in boat to reach stranded off-roaders

Quick thinking by mountain rescue controllers helped get a group of stranded bikers out of trouble. The motorcyclists got lost in the area of Claer...

12 September 2015

Two walkers rescued from Scafell Pike range after spending night on fell

Two walkers were rescued from the Lakeland fells after getting caught out in the dark. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team members were joined by colleagu...

09 September 2015

Mountain biker airlifted to hospital after crashing near Cockermouth

A mountain biker was rescued after injuring herself when she fell from her machine in Lake District woodland.

08 September 2015

Body of missing walker Stephen Longfellow found on Tryfan

Rescuers searching for a missing walker in Snowdonia have found his body. North Wales Police said teams looking for Stephen Longfellow of Leeds mad...

06 September 2015

Six-hour rescue for fallen Scafell Pike walker

An injured walker was rescued from a Lake District mountain in a six-hour operation involving two teams and a Royal Navy helicopter crew.

05 September 2015

Climber Mick Fowler will attempt first ascent on mystery Himalayan peak

An award-winning pair of British climbers will attempt a first ascent on a mystery Himalayan mountain.

04 September 2015

New Alastair Lee film The Citadel will premiere at Calder Valley rescuers' event

A team of rescuers will host the premiere of a new film by a renowned adventure film-maker. Alastair Lee’s The Citadel will screen at the Picture...

04 September 2015

'Bleary-eyed' Llanberis rescue team has busiest month on record

Britain’s busiest volunteer mountain rescue team has just clocked up its busiest ever month. Llanberis Mountain Rescue Team, whose area includes ...

02 September 2015

Race team urges walkers to hit the hills to see the Lakes Sky Ultra race action

Organisers of the inaugural Lakes Sky Ultra race are encouraging spectators to hit the hills to see competitors tackle the course.

31 August 2015

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