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Mountain council helps fund website to reduce Three Peaks Challenge problems

A mountaineering body has provided cash for a website that aims to reduce problems caused by people tackling a popular walking challenge.

19 June 2015

North York Moors officers fail to recommend refusal for huge potash mine

Campaigners expressed disappointment at the decision of national park officers not to recommend plans for a huge potash mine be thrown out.

18 June 2015

Tea with Palin and walk with Bonington among goodies on offer in Nepal auction

Fancy a walk on the Lakeland fells with two of Britain’s most eminent mountaineers, with the added glow of knowing you’re helping people in dire need.

18 June 2015

Missing Skye walker Stephen Russell may be on West Highland Way

Police searching for a walker missing from the Isle of Skye said they now believe he may walking the West Highland Way.

18 June 2015

England's top landscapes equal Birmingham for econonmic worth

England’s top landscapes contribute as much to the economy as the city of Birmingham, a report has revealed.

17 June 2015

Jez Bragg leads strong field of contenders for this year's Dragon's Back race

Top ultrarunning athlete Jez Bragg has confirmed he will tackle this year’s Dragon’s Back race, one of the toughest on the calendar.

17 June 2015

Keswick team rescues man from Bassenthwaite Lake after pair's drinking session

Rescuers have warned outdoor fans not to mix alcohol and water after they were called to help a man stranded on a lake after a drinking session.

16 June 2015

Adam Perry abandons attempt to run 78 Lakeland summits in 24 hours

Ultrarunner Adam Perry had to abandon his attempt to break an 18-year-old Lake District record. The Helm Hill Runners member was aiming to complete...

15 June 2015

Peak District fellrunner rescued after breaking leg on Kinder Scout

A fellrunner was rescued from a Peak District hill after suffering a suspected broken leg. The man was taking part in an organised event when he lo...

14 June 2015

Rescuers respond to Grisedale walker's 'broken leg' to find it was a cut

Rescuers went to the aid of a man who had reportedly broken his leg, to find he had suffered a cut. Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team was called out ...

18 June 2015

Climber airlifted to hospital after Shaftoe Crags bouldering fall in Northumberland

A climber was rescued from a crag in Northumberland after injuring himself while bouldering. Northumberland National Park Mountain Rescue Team and ...

18 June 2015

Friends of Lake District condemn decision to build 50m-high pylons in national park

Campaigners have condemned a decision to build power lines on pylons up to 50m (164ft) high through the Lake District national park.

18 June 2015

Skye police seek information on missing walker Stephen Russell

Police on the Isle of Skye have appealed for the public’s help in finding a walker who has not been seen for more than a week.

17 June 2015

Rescuers on lookout for walkers to tackle Wharfedale Three Peaks Challenge

Rescuers in the Yorkshire Dales are on the lookout for walkers who are up for a challenge. Upper Wharfedale Fell Rescue Association’s Wharfedale ...

17 June 2015

North York Moors authority creates new access route for Cleveland rescue team

A rescue team will be able to reach one of its incident hotspots more easily after it teamed up with a national park to create a route for its vehicles.

16 June 2015

More than 200 climbers help raise £36,000 for Nepal with 'Everest' ascent

Climbers have scaled more than the height of Everest to raise cash for victims of the Nepal earthquakes.

15 June 2015

Exhausted walker rescued from Black Sail youth hostel

A walker suffering from heat exhaustion was rescued from a remote Lake District hostel. The woman, from Kent, called for help from Black Sail youth...

15 June 2015

Three mountain rescuers awarded MBE in Queen's Birthday Honours

Three mountain rescuers will have a trip to Buckingham Palace after being recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours.

12 June 2015

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