Friends of Lake District in solstice fell gathering to mark 85th birthday

A charity that was set up to establish a national park in the Lake District has celebrated its 85th anniversary.

24 June 2019

Highland walker dies in fall on An Teallach

A walker has died after falling on a Highland mountain. Dundonnell Mountain Rescue Team was alerted on Sunday afternoon when the 70-year-old man sl...

24 June 2019

Campaigners apply for further enlargement of Lake District national park

A campaigning charity wants to see a further enlargement of the Lake District national park. The Friends of the Lake District has applied to a gove...

19 June 2019

Walker suffering seizures airlifted from Cadair Idris in 6½-hour rescue

A walker was rescued from a Snowdonia mountain after falling ill. The 59-year-old was with a group of seven on Cadair Idris when he began having se...

18 June 2019

Missing Cairngorms walker Andrew Moorhouse found safe and well

A man who was reported missing in the Cairngorms has been found. Police Scotland said Andrew Moorhouse was traced safe and well. The 46-year-old...

18 June 2019

Campaign groups urge MSPs to take action on Scottish hilltracks

A group of conservation charities is urging Scottish politicians to tackle the problem of the growing number of vehicle tracks on the nation’s hillsides.

17 June 2019

Aviemore police appeal for sightings of missing walker Andrew Moorhouse

Police have appealed to walkers for sightings of a man who has gone missing in the Cairngorms. Andrew Moorhouse is reported to have gone walking al...

16 June 2019

Seriously injured Langdale climber airlifted after being hit by falling rock

A climber was airlifted to hospital from a Lake District crag when he suffered serious injuries in a rockfall.

12 June 2019

Milliken buys fabric innovation firm Polartec for undisclosed sum

The owners of the company that invented modern technical fleece have agreed to sell the brand to a USA textile and floorcovering firm.

12 June 2019

Rescue crew guided to injured Beacons gorge walker by camera flashes

An injured Brecon Beacons gorge walker was winched to safety after members of the public guided a rescue helicopter to the scene by using their mobile phone camera flashes.

24 June 2019

Runner Paul Tierney breaks record for summiting all 214 Wainwright fells

Ultrarunner Paul Tierney has broken the record for the fastest time taken to summit all the Lake District’s Wainwright peaks.

20 June 2019

Lakeland walkers rescued from Hallin Fell after one has panic attack

Two walkers were brought to safety from a Lake District fell after one of them suffered a panic attack.

18 June 2019

Police appeal after break-in at Steall Hut in Glen Nevis

Police in the Highlands are appealing for information after a break-in at a mountaineering hut. A member of the Lochaber Mountaineering Club discov...

18 June 2019

National park workers improve boggy Yorkshire Dales Coast to Coast Walk stretch

National park rangers and volunteers are working on improving a section of the Coast to Coast Walk through the Yorkshire Dales.

17 June 2019

Cockermouth rescuers mark 50th anniversary of death of members in rockfall

Members of a Lake District rescue team gathered this weekend to mark the 50th anniversary of a tragedy in which two of its volunteers died.

16 June 2019

Police appeal to public after three red kites killed near Kirkcudbright

Police have launched an investigation after the death of three red kites in Dumfries and Galloway. Tests revealed two of the raptors found near Kir...

13 June 2019

Dartmoor rescuers pay tribute to Pauline Richards who died during Ten Tors duty

A rescue team has paid tribute to a long-serving member who died while on duty. Dartmoor Search and Rescue Ashburton formed a guard of honour at th...

12 June 2019

Multinational group restores Leacraithnaich bothy in Morvern

A multinational group of volunteers has helped restore a bothy in the Scottish Highlands. A team with members from eight different countries spent ...

11 June 2019


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