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Police appeal for Glen Affric sightings of walker Cornelius Van Der Wetering

olice have appealed for sightings of a man who may be walking in the Glen Affric area. They said they want to establish the whereabouts of Corneliu...

05 January 2017

Young hero mountaineers 'half-carry' hypothermic Cairngorms walker to safety

Rescuers have praised as heroes two young mountaineers who helped carry a hypothermic walker from a wintry Highland peak after finding him on the hillside.

03 January 2017

Rescuers: walkers lost overnight on Cairn Gorm 'very lucky' to survive

Rescuers said a couple lost overnight on New Year’s Day in Arctic conditions on the Cairn Gorm plateau were very lucky to survive.

03 January 2017

Edale rescuers put at full stretch by four simultaneous Peak District incidents

A man who suffered serious chest injuries after falling 25ft on to rocks was among four people helped by a Peak District rescue team in one day.

02 January 2017

Patterdale rescuers rope up to save stranded dog at Aira Force

A rescue team went to the aid of a dog stranded in a precarious position at a Lake District beauty spot.

02 January 2017

Three largest outdoors rescue organisations look to increase co-operation

Representatives of three outdoors rescue organisations are exploring ways to work more closely together.

02 January 2017

New Year's Day incidents keep Lake District rescuers busy with four callouts

Rescuers in the Lake District had a busy start to 2017 with four incidents that led to callouts. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was alerted about 1pm...

01 January 2017

Lost Lakeland walker rescued from steep ground while searching for Priest's Hole

A walker was rescued after getting lost searching for a Lake District cave made popular after a television programme.

31 December 2016

Central Beacons rescuers' veteran Huw Jones appointed MBE in New Year's Honours

A man who has served as a mountain rescue volunteer for more than 35 years has been recognised in the New Year’s Honours.

30 December 2016

New £20m rescue helicopter due to arrive at Coastguard Lee-on-Solent base

A new search and rescue helicopter will go into service on the south coast in spring. The £20m AgustaWestland AW189 is one of two that will be bas...

04 January 2017

Lakeland walkers rescued after getting into difficulties on icy Glaramara

A group of walkers had to be led to safety after getting into difficulties on a Lake District mountain.

03 January 2017

Four bank holiday callouts keep Central Beacons rescuers busy

A mountain rescue team was called out four times in the same day, two of which were to injured walkers on the same hill.

03 January 2017

Rescuers say £5 bivvy bag probably saved lives of stranded Cairn Gorm walkers

A rescue team leader said a couple who spent the night on a Highland mountain probably owe their lives to their plastic bivvy bag.

02 January 2017

Missing Cairngorms walkers found alive after spending night in Arctic conditions

Two walkers have been found alive after going missing overnight in the Highlands. The couple failed to return on New Year’s Day after heading out...

02 January 2017

Walker swept a kilometre down Ingleton Waterfalls suffers multiple injuries

A walker was airlifted to hospital after being swept more than half a mile downstream when he fell into a river at a Yorkshire Dales beauty spot The 40-year-old man fell into the River Doe at Ingleton Waterfalls on Sunday.

01 January 2017

Cleveland Way appears on Street View after runners' seven-month effort

Walkers who fancy stretching their legs on one of England’s national trails can now get a visual preview of their route.

31 December 2016

Happy New Year from everyone at grough!

The team at grough would like to wish you a happy New Year. Thanks to everyone who has helped make 2016 an eventful year. We hope you’ve all enjo...

31 December 2016

Rescuers lend torches to lost Ingleborough walkers as group led to safety

Rescuers had to lend a group of walkers headtorches to reach safety after they got lost on the slopes of one of Yorkshire’s Three Peaks.

30 December 2016

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