Rescuers called to aid 'smelly' casualty trapped on Dales hillside

A team of rescuers was called to deal with a trapped casualty, described as ‘smelly’. Upper Wharfedale Fell Rescue Association was alerted on S...

26 July 2015

Ex-Deputy PM Nick Clegg chips in to support Stanage scheme

Former Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has lent his support to a national park scheme to help fund a popular rock-climbing venue.

25 July 2015

Budget cuts force Snowdonia to close three information centres over winter

Snowdonia national park will keep only one of its information centres open all year round, following funding cuts of almost 14 per cent.

24 July 2015

YHA offers budget hostelling deals to tempt families during school holidays

A hostelling charity is offering budget breaks for families during the summer holiday. YHA has 38 venues in areas ranging from Snowdonia, the Lake ...

24 July 2015

Lochaber rescuers abseil into Steall Gorge in search for missing dog

Lochaber Mountain Rescue Team was in action today with another search in the Steall Gorge, where two walkers have gone missing recently.

23 July 2015

Praise for Beacons Duke of Edinburgh's Award group after girl collapses

Rescuers have praised a group on a Duke of Edinburgh’s Award expedition after one of their team collapsed.

22 July 2015

Glen Coe Skyline runners warned of 'death risk' on course up Curved Ridge

Top mountain runners are among the entrants in a race over exposed mountain ridges in the Scottish Highlands.

16 July 2015

Leo Houlding faces race as illness and weather delay Mirror Wall climb

Leo Houlding and his team face a race against time to complete a challenging Arctic climb after bad weather and illness delayed the ascent.

20 July 2015

New searches fail to find missing walkers Tom Brown and Eric Cyl

Rescuers have this weekend continued the search for two missing walkers in the Highlands. Lochaber Mountain Rescue Team was helped by members of th...

19 July 2015

Woman with broken ankle rescued after falling in water at Brontë beauty spot

A woman was rescued after breaking her ankle when she fell into water at a West Yorkshire beauty spot.

25 July 2015

Harris Mountain Festival includes eagle-spotting Segway trek

Visitors to a mountain festival on a Hebridean island will be able to take part in a Segway trek in search of eagles.

25 July 2015

Ramblers urge Scots to Get Outdoors to mark 50th anniversary

A campaigning walking charity is hoping Scots will Get Outdoors to help the group celebrate its 50th birthday.

24 July 2015

Alpkit announces date for this year's Big Shakeout Peak District outdoor festival

An outdoor gear brand has announced it will hold its fifth festival in the Peak District in autumn. The Alpkit Big Shakeout will take place in Sept...

24 July 2015

Search for injured elderly walker called off after he makes way home

A search for an injured walker was called off after his relatives rang to say he had managed to reach home some time earlier.

22 July 2015

TV presenter Chris Packham backs new Rewilding Britain group

Television presenter and wildlife expert Chris Packham has thrown his weight behind a new campaign group that wants to see lynx, bison, beavers and even wolves reintroduced into Britain.

22 July 2015

Duddon Valley walker rescued after breaking leg

A walker was rescued after suffering a suspected broken leg on a Cumbrian fell. The man was walking on the path between Grassguards and Fickle Crag...

22 July 2015

Aira Force walker rescued after injuring leg

A walker was rescued after suffering a leg injury when she slipped at a Lake District beauty spot. The 48-year-old was at Aira Force today when the...

20 July 2015

Investment needed to help maintain wildlife havens, national parks say

Investment is needed if England’s national parks are to continue providing a haven for wildlife and rare plants, a body representing the parks’ authorities said.

20 July 2015


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