Tom Hollins wins the Montane Spine Challenger after battling overnight snow

Ultrarunner Tom Hollins has won a gruelling race along the Pennine Way after contending with heavy rain, freezing temperatures and overnight snow.

10 January 2016

Praise from Julia Bradbury as Peak District scheme scoops volunteering award

A rehabilitation scheme that offers work experience in a national park has scooped an award. Fit for Work helps people improve their employment and...

08 January 2016

Outdoor festival set to return to Peebles after success of inaugural event

An outdoors festival will return to a Scottish Borders town after the success of the inaugural event.

07 January 2016

Coniston rescuers reveal 2015 was busiest in team's 69-year history

Another Cumbrian rescue team has revealed it had a record-breaking year for callouts. Coniston Mountain Rescue Team dealt with 66 incidents in 2015...

07 January 2016

Record year for Kendal rescue team as callouts reach new high

A Cumbrian rescue team saw its callouts rise to a new high last year. Kendal Mountain Search and Rescue Team responded to 73 alerts in 2015, an inc...

06 January 2016

Peak District rangers offer to help visitors walk off festive excess

National park rangers are encouraging people to walk off their festive excess with a series of events in the outdoors.

05 January 2016

Brecon team clocks up 100th rescue on last day of 2015

A mountain rescue team clocked up its 100th rescue of the year on the last day of 2015. Brecon Mountain Rescue Team was called out on New Year’s ...

05 January 2016

HMS Gannet crest will hang in new Bristow helicopter rescue crews' base

The crest of the former Royal Navy helicopter rescue base will hang in the new civilian service’s crewroom in recognition of the history and heritage of the Scottish operation.

05 January 2016

Dales walker rescued after suffering leg injury near Ingleton

A walker was rescued after injuring his leg when he slipped on a track in the Yorkshire Dales. The 47-year-old was walking on the route between Kin...

03 January 2016

Runners in The Spine Race face a night in driving rain on Yorkshire moors

The event dubbed Britain’s most brutal race is underway, with competitors currently having to cope with driving rain as they negotiate the Yorkshire moors in the dark.

09 January 2016

Two climbers rescued from Cairn Gorm Northern Corries in 60mph winds

Two climbers were brought to safety after being caught out in extreme weather in the Cairngorms. Rescuers said the fact two women were well equippe...

08 January 2016

Missing man Terence Kilbride found safe and well in Aberdeen

An outdoors enthusiast missing in Aberdeenshire has been found safe and well. Police thanked the public for its overwhelming response after Terence...

07 January 2016

Blencathra pair 'very lucky' after 65ft fall on Sharp Edge

Two walkers who fell from a Lake District mountain were described as very lucky by rescuers. One of the men fell 20m (65ft) from Sharp Edge on Blen...

06 January 2016

Police follow up possible sightings of missing camper Terence Kilbride

Police searching for a missing man say they have received several potential sightings by members of the public.

06 January 2016

Police 'concerned' for Terence Kilbride, who may be camping in Aberdeenshire

Police say they are concerned for a man who may be camping in Aberdeenshire. Police Scotland said they are now treating Warrington man Terrence Kil...

05 January 2016

Met Office confirms December 2015 was UK's wettest month on record

It will come as little surprise to most outdoor enthusiasts to learn that December 2015 was the wettest month on record.

05 January 2016

Calder Valley rescuers tackle Spine challenge to boost team's flood response

Four rescue team members will push themselves to the limit in an effort to raise cash to boost their organisation’s ability to respond to future flooding events.

04 January 2016

South-west cavers launch appeal to aid cave rescuers who helped in northern floods

Cavers in the South-West have organised an appeal for cave rescuers who helped in the recent floods in the North of England.

02 January 2016


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