Investment needed to help maintain wildlife havens, national parks say

Investment is needed if England’s national parks are to continue providing a haven for wildlife and rare plants, a body representing the parks’ authorities said.

20 July 2015

Lake District climber suffers spinal injuries in 30ft fall from Goat Crags

A climber was airlifted to hospital after suffering spinal injuries in a 30ft fall on a Lake District crag.

17 July 2015

Yorkshire Dales staff tackle Three Peaks in fundraiser for Three Peaks

Staff from a national park raised more than £3,000 for the upkeep of footpaths on a challenge route – by completing the walk itself.

16 July 2015

Walker airlifted from Great Gable after breaking ankle

A walker was airlifted from Great Gable after breaking her ankle. The woman, from East Yorkshire, was walking with her partner on the mountain when...

15 July 2015

Injured walker rescued from remote Northumberland hillside

An injured walker was rescued from remote moorland in the Northumberland national park. Volunteers from the North of Tyne and the Northumberland Na...

14 July 2015

Mammut staff mark Matterhorn ascent's 150th anniversary with Peak climb

A Swiss outdoor brand’s British staff have recreated the ascent of one of the world’s best known mountains to mark the 150th anniversary of its first being climbed.

14 July 2015

Four walkers rescued after getting lost in mist while coming down Cnicht

A group of walkers was rescued after getting lost coming down a mountain in north Wales. Aberglaslyn Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 6.15...

13 July 2015

Major weekend search fails to find missing Nevis walker Tom Brown

A major search by rescuers over the weekend has failed to find a walker missing in the Highlands. Tom Brown was last seen 10 days ago in the Glen N...

12 July 2015

Head for heights needed as Iain Miller climbs Donegal sea stack Cnoc na Mara

If you don't have a head for heights, you may want to skip this vertiginous video from climber Iain Miller.

12 July 2015

Open Spaces Society celebrates 150 years of access 'battle honours'

Britain’s oldest national conservation organisation has produced a list of more than 100 ‘battle honours’ as it prepares to mark its 150th anniversary.

18 July 2015

Two teams rescue dog stuck down north Wales mineshaft

Mountain rescuers came to the aid of a dog owner after her animal found itself in a hole. A woman and her teenage son were walking their jack russe...

17 July 2015

Cleveland rescue team to hold recruitment day in search for new members

A mountain rescue team is on the lookout for new members. Cleveland Mountain Rescue Team will hold a recruitment evening next Wednesday for potenti...

15 July 2015

New group Rewilding Britain wants to see wolves and bison back in country

A new charity has been formed to promote the reintroduction of wild species into the countryside. Rewilding Britain wants to see animals such as be...

14 July 2015

Widow speaks out after coroner says neglect led to Army Brecon Beacons deaths

The widow of one of the three reservist servicemen who died during a special forces proving exercise in the Brecon Beacons has challenged the Ministry of Defence to change its procedures.

14 July 2015

Lake District rescuers called out twice to aid walkers on High Street range

Rescuers were called out to walkers in difficulty on the High Street range in the Lake District twice in three hours.

13 July 2015

Duke of Edinburgh's group rescued from Black Mountain after walker falls ill

A group of Duke of Edinburgh’s Award walkers were rescued after one of their team became unwell on the Black Mountain in the Brecon Beacons.

13 July 2015

Four free phone apps that will help you identify moorland wildlife and features

Can you tell your curlew from your dunlin? Can you differentiate between Yorkshire fog and sheep’s fescue? Help is at hand for outdoor fans in a ...

12 July 2015

Mountaineers welcome decision to turn down Beinn Mhòr windfarm plans

Campaigners have welcomed the decision to turn down plans for a windfarm near Glen Affric. Both the Mountaineering Council of Scotland and the John...

11 July 2015


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