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Two Lakeland walkers injured in separate incidents at Scale Force

Rescuers were called out twice in two days to a Lake District beauty spot where walkers had injured themselves in separate incidents.

02 April 2016

'Fortunate' walker, 62, survives cold night on Scafell Pike range

A walker was described by rescuers as ‘very fortunate’ after surviving a cold night on England’s highest mountain range.

01 April 2016

Missing man Andrew Edwards found in Tyndrum

A man who was reported missing has been found in the Highlands. Police appealed to walkers to be on the lookout for Dorset man Andrew Edwards who w...

31 March 2016

Felltop assessor reports extended as winter returns to Lake District

The Lake District’s service to monitor mountain-top conditions has been extended due to the arrival of late snow this week.

30 March 2016

Police appeal to Highlands walkers for sightings of missing man Andrew Edwards

Police in the Highlands are appealing to walkers for sightings of a man who has gone missing. Officers believe Andrew Edwards, 52, may be in the Cr...

30 March 2016

Mountain biker airlifted to hospital after crashing in Newcastleton Forest

A rider was airlifted to hospital after crashing at a popular mountain biking venue in the Scottish Borders.

29 March 2016

Lottery cash gives £2.8m boost to North York Moors ironstone heritage project

A lottery grant will enable a major project to go ahead to protect a unique part of a national park landscape.

28 March 2016

Teens rescued from Dartmoor after getting lost in dark during Storm Katie

A rescue team had to carry out emergency aid on one of its vehicles when it broke down after finding a group of teenagers lost on Dartmoor.

28 March 2016

Woman dies after falling from Tryfan scrambling route

A woman has died after falling from a scrambling route on a Snowdonia mountain. The walker, in her early 50s and from the Stockport area, was comin...

26 March 2016

New photo issued as search for missing walker Jim Robertson continues

The daughter of a missing walker has released a new picture of her father as the search for him continues in the Cairngorms.

01 April 2016

Tattoo you, sir: retailer George Fisher offers new outdoors body art service

Walkers who want a permanent reminder of their favourite outdoor sight will be able to use a Lake District retailer’s service with a difference.

01 April 2016

Runner Steve Birkinshaw backs festival appeal to repair Cat Bells storm damage

An ultrarunner who broke the record for summiting all of Alfred Wainwright’s Lakeland fells joined teams repairing flood damage on one of the most popular hills described by the author.

31 March 2016

Paralysed Jack Morgan will attempt Pen-y-ghent ascent to raise cash for rescue team

A man who was paralysed from the chest down in an accident in Assynt has set himself an uphill task to raise cash for his local rescue team.

30 March 2016

Walkers warned to pack a tent as 12 bothies undergo maintenance

The charity that cares for more than 100 mountain shelters in Britain has warned that some will be out of use over the next three months while maintenance takes place.

30 March 2016

Workers walk hundreds of miles to complete Skye footpath repairs

Workers on a remote Hebridean site have walked hundreds of miles during a four-month project to repair a footpath.

29 March 2016

Cairn Gorm climber dies after falling 600ft in Coire an t-Sneachda

A climber has died after falling almost 600ft from the top of a climb on Cairn Gorm. The 32-year-old man was exiting the cornice of the route on Al...

28 March 2016

Four teams and a helicopter to the rescue after two dogs fall off Pen y Fan

Rescuers were called out to south Wales’s highest mountain after reports that two dogs had fallen down a steep face.

27 March 2016

Injured teen rescued after falling into How Stean Gorge

Rescuers were called out to a North Yorkshire beauty spot in the early hours of Good Friday after reports that a teenager had fallen into a ravine.

25 March 2016

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