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Walker airlifted to hospital after falling 100ft on Snowdon

A walker was airlifted to hospital after falling 100ft on Wales’s highest mountain. The man, who was walking alone on Snowdon, fell on to the Min...

20 September 2015

Team thanks residents and colleagues after body found in Yvonne Mullen search

A Lakeland team has thanked residents and fellow mountain rescuers for their help during a major protracted search for a missing woman in the Crosby Ravensworth area.

19 September 2015

Ingleborough walker rescued after slipping and breaking ankle

A walker was rescued after breaking his ankle on one of Yorkshire’s Three Peaks. The 52-year-old man slipped on mud near the derelict shooting hu...

19 September 2015

Ex-head chef Peter MacFarlane takes over as head of Nevis Range ski resort

A former head chef will head up a Highland ski and outdoor centre. Peter MacFarlane has been appointed managing director of Nevis Range in Lochaber...

18 September 2015

Cumbrian rescuers search for walker Yvonne Mullen on Crosby Ravensworth Fell

Volunteer rescuers from teams across the Lake District have been involved in the search for a woman who went missing on a Cumbrian hill.

18 September 2015

Rescuers use blue lights to guide lost Northumberland mountain bikers

Rescuers used their blue flashing lights to guide two lost mountain bikers to safety when they got lost in woodland.

18 September 2015

Pack a torch, say rescuers, after Cross Fell walker gets lost in dark

Rescuers have reminded outdoor enthusiasts they need to remember daylight hours are shortening, after a walker had to be helped from the highest hill in the Pennines.

17 September 2015

Keen walkers urged to help footpath fund with Ben Lomond torchlight walk

Walkers are being invited to join a torchlight trek up the most southerly munro to help fund path repairs.

15 September 2015

Walker airlifted to hospital after collapsing on Old Man of Coniston

A walker was airlifted to hospital after collapsing on a Lake District mountain. The 66-year-old woman from Clacton-on-Sea in Essex was near the su...

15 September 2015

Body of missing paraglider found by rescuers on Fleetwith Pike

The body of a missing paraglider has been found on a Lake District fell. Mountain rescue teams found the man on Fleetwith Pike, overlooking Butterm...

20 September 2015

Body of woman found near Crosby Ravensworth Fell

Police in Cumbria said a body has been found near Crosby Ravensworth Fell. A spokesperson said the body of an elderly woman was found on Saturday m...

19 September 2015

Yorkshire Wolds Way first national trail to be declared stile-free

A long-distance route in Yorkshire has become the first in England to be declared stile-free. The Yorkshire Wolds Way has beaten the Thames Path to...

18 September 2015

Lords and MPs hit the Peak hills to hear of importance of outdoor activities

Parliamentarians were due to hit the Peak District hills today for a view of the importance of outdoor activities.

18 September 2015

Kinder Scout walker airlifted to hospital after falling ill

A walker was airlifted from the slopes of the Peak District’s highest hill after he became ill. The elderly man was walking with Marple ramblers...

18 September 2015

Casualties could be at risk after vandals damage vital Woodhead rescuers' gear

Vandals have damaged a vital piece of equipment belonging to a mountain rescue team. A radio repeater used by the Woodhead team has been vandalised...

17 September 2015

Rescuers' warning to woodland walkers after pair get lost in Brechfa Forest

Rescuers have urged walkers to take care when going for trips in dense woodland after a couple got lost in a south Wales forest.

16 September 2015

Rain and gales lash runners in first Lakes Sky Ultra race

Organisers of a gruelling Lakeland mountain race were forced to divert runners from the most difficult section of the route after high winds and heavy rain lashed the fells.

15 September 2015

Lakeland campaingers urge public to say no to plans for 15 miles of pylons

Campaigners say the beauty of a national park is threatened by plans to build a power line with pylons as high as Nelson’s Column.

14 September 2015

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