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Campaigners welcome cash-for-access plans in Gove's Agriculture Bill

A leading campaign group has welcomed the Westminster Government’s plans to link farm payments to improving access for walkers and other outdoor enthusiasts.

13 September 2018

Walker, 70, dies after falling on Snowdon

A walker has died after falling on Wales’s highest mountain. Llanberis Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 3.35pm on Tuesday after police r...

13 September 2018

Climber rescued after falling from Simonside crag in Northumberland

A climber was rescued after falling more than 30ft and hitting the ground at a Northumberland crag. Northumberland National Park Mountain Rescue Te...

11 September 2018

Health and exercise cited as reason for increase in visits to England's outdoors

More people are spending time in England’s great outdoors, a survey found. A desire to exercise and look after their health was behind many peopl...

10 September 2018

Work begins on unearthing secrets of mysterious Yorkshire Dales 'stack stands'

A team of archaeologists is trying to get to the bottom of a series of mysterious earthworks in the Yorkshire Dales.

07 September 2018

Pennine Way walker stretchered from Bleaklow after injuring ankle

A man was rescued after injuring his leg while walking on the Pennine Way. The 55-year-old from Gloucestershire was making his way from Edale to To...

06 September 2018

Avalanche victim Matt Myerscough and Michael Murray summit 190 Welsh peaks

A man who survived being avalanched on Wales’s highest mountain has completed a marathon walk up the ‘Dragon’s Back’ to raise funds for the two teams that rescued him.

03 September 2018

Campaigners prepare to battle Ministry of Defence over Cumbrian commons

Campaigners are preparing to go into battle against military bosses over large tracts of common land in the north Pennines.

01 September 2018

Five Scafell walkers rescued from Broad Stand 24 hours after man's fatal fall at site

A group of walkers was rescued from a Lake District accident blackspot just 24 hours after a man had fallen to his death at the same site.

31 August 2018

Rescue crew spots missing Ben Nevis walker more than a mile from search area

A walker was plucked from a precarious position on Britain’s highest mountain after being spotted by the crew of a rescue helicopter during a night search.

13 September 2018

Corrour Bothy toilet changes mean more convenience for volunteers

Volunteers have completed work to increase the convenience of the facilities at a remote but busy bothy in the Highlands.

11 September 2018

BMC's Mend Our Mountains crowdfunding appeal launches with £150,000 target

The British Mountaineering Council has launched a major crowdfunding appeal to help boost its campaign to improve upland paths in Britain’s national parks.

10 September 2018

Discovery of 'Bear' on Helvellyn sparks hunt for owners on Striding Edge

The discovery of a mystery dog on England’s third highest mountain sparked a search for the animal’s owner.

07 September 2018

North Wales team's unusual tree rescue of paraglider will feature in BBC broadcast

An unusual rescue of a man left dangling in a tree will feature in a television programme on Friday. A member of North East Wales Search and Rescue...

06 September 2018

Ramblers: post-Brexit farming subsidies should depend on keeping paths clear

Farmers should only receive post-Brexit subsidies if they fulfil their responsibilities for maintaining footpaths across their land, the Ramblers said.

04 September 2018

Old foghorn, gunpowder works, disused mineral works? Walkers, take your pick

What do an old fog horn, gunpowder works and the Lake District’s last mineral mine have in common? They’re all destinations on offer for walker...

02 September 2018

Dales cavers rescued after 24 hours underground in Dowber Gill Passage

Two cavers were rescued from a system in the Yorkshire Dales after spending 24 hours underground. Members of Upper Wharfedale Fell Rescue Associati...

01 September 2018

Scafell walker dies after fall on Broad Stand

A walker has died after falling on England’s second-highest mountain. Wasdale Mountain Rescue Team was called out on Wednesday afternoon after th...

29 August 2018

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