TV presenter Paul Rose heads this year's Great Cumbrian Litter Pick

Explorer and television presenter Paul Rose will head up this year’s Great Cumbrian Litter Pick. The event, organised by the Friends of the Lake ...

07 March 2019

Team warns of winter's return after couple rescued from Snowdon

Rescuers are warning hillgoers in Snowdonia that winter has returned to the area’s mountains. Llanberis Mountain Rescue Team said walkers heading...

05 March 2019

Five Cumbrian charities benefit from £100,000 gift as Friends of Blencathra winds up

Five charities will benefit from funds raised for an unsuccessful bid to buy a Lake District mountain.

28 February 2019

Peak District visitors urged to be 'fire aware' after huge blaze on Marsden Moor

Peak District bosses are urging outdoor enthusiasts to take care after a huge overnight moorland blaze in the national park.

27 February 2019

Lakeland walker airlifted after suffering ankle injury in Langstrath

A walker was airlifted from a Lake District valley after injuring his ankle. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was called out at 3.30pm on Thursday to t...

22 February 2019

Lakeland bosses urge dog walkers to clean up and control pets as lambing looms

National park bosses in the Lake District are urging dog owners to act responsibly as the lambing season approaches.

20 February 2019

Mick Fowler and Vic Saunders revive Himalaya climb plans after cancer diagnosis

A veteran climber has revived plans to tackle a Himalayan peak that had to be abandoned two years ago when he was diagnosed with cancer.

19 February 2019

Buxton team first in England and Wales to gain CAA approval for drone use in rescues

A Peak District team said it is the first mountain rescue team in England and Wales to be granted approval to use drones in its operations.

15 February 2019

Group will install new Blencathra summit ring after raising £1,000

A group that launched an online appeal to raise cash to replace a missing Lakeland summit marker will install a replica after reaching its target.

15 February 2019

Baden-Powell Scouts raise cash for rescue team with ascent of The Cheviot

A group of young people raised cash for mountain rescuers with a sponsored ascent of the highest hill in the team’s area.

05 March 2019

Body of Highlands walker found after search in Killilan area

A hillwalker’s body has been found after a search in the western Highlands. Police said a Coastguard helicopter located the 56-year-old’s body ...

01 March 2019

Put the t-shirt away – winter's on the way back, Scottish mountaineers warn

Pack away your shorts and t-shirts, and get your crampons and ice-axe back out of the cupboard – winter’s on its way back.

28 February 2019

Two Lakeland walkers rescued after getting lost on Helvellyn range

Two Lakeland walkers were led to safety after getting lost as night began to fall. The couple called for help on Monday after finding themselves on...

25 February 2019

Paris 2024 organisers plan to include sport climbing for second time in Olympics

Organisers of the 2024 Olympic Games want to include sport climbing in the event. The discipline is already scheduled for the 2020 Tokyo games, but...

21 February 2019

Yorkshire Dales bosses host training day for DofE and Scout expedition leaders

Yorkshire Dales bosses are inviting leaders of the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award to a free training day.

19 February 2019

Filtration firm LifeSaver teams up with Manchester University on graphene project

Water filter manufacturer LifeSaver has teamed up with scientists at the University of Manchester to research the uses of graphene in providing clean water.

17 February 2019

'Tolkeinesque' Dragon's Back photo comes top in national parks 70th anniversary contest

A ‘Tolkeinesque’ view of a Peak District hill has been judged top photo in a competition marking the 70th anniversary of the foundation of national parks in England and Wales.

15 February 2019

Mountaineers welcome Glen Etive planners' move to walk in James Bond's steps

Mountaineers have welcomed a decision by Highland planners to walk in the steps of James Bond actors Daniel Craig and Dame Judy Dench.

14 February 2019


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