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Moorland hotspot rescues among 16 incidents for busy North Dartmoor team

A rescue team has had a busy first quarter of the year, with 16 callouts in 13 weeks. Five of North Dartmoor Search and Rescue Team’s moorland in...

05 April 2017

Broadcaster Stuart Maconie is new president of the Ramblers

Britain’s largest walkers’ charity has a new president. Broadcaster and outdoors enthusiast Stuart Maconie was announced as the honorary head o...

02 April 2017

Police appeal to Rhinogs walkers for information in helicopter crash probe

Police are appealing for anyone who was on the Rhinog mountains in Snowdonia and who might have seen an ill fated helicopter to contact them.

31 March 2017

Plans unveiled for new England Coast Path stretches in North-East and Lincolnshire

The Government’s official outdoors body has published the latest plans for two stretches of the England Coast Path.

25 March 2017

Highland groups benefit from Great Wilderness Challenge £162,000 cash handover

A Highland challenge event that began as a ‘one-off’ fundraiser 31 years ago has brought in more than £3m for local charities.

25 March 2017

Patterdale team receives two offers to pay for new generator after theft

A rescue team that suffered the theft of a generator it uses at fundraising events said it has had two offers to pay for a new one.

23 March 2017

Campaigners fear North Yorkshire path plans put routes at risk

Campaigners fear rights of way in England’s biggest county could be lost under an authority’s plans to categorise public paths.

21 March 2017

Bonington and Hinkes among top names announced for Keswick Mountain Festival

A roster of top names awaits festival-goers at a summer Lake District event. Among speakers at this year’s Keswick Mountain Festival are elder st...

21 March 2017

Team pleads with hillwalkers to go properly equipped after Coniston Fells rescue

Mountain rescuers have pleaded with hillgoers to be properly equipped, after two walkers had to be led to safety from the Lake District fells.

20 March 2017

Lomond national park wins public access appeal against Drumlean Estate

A national park authority has won a legal appeal against an estate that blocked access to the area. Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park Aut...

03 April 2017

New George Fisher woolly webcams will give Lakeland walkers fellside views

A leading Lake District retailer will offer a new view of the fells, thanks to its innovative woolly webcams.

01 April 2017

Fellow Peak District climbers aid rescue team after fall at Stanage Edge

Rescuers have thanked members of the public who helped carry an injured fellow climber over difficult terrain after a fall at a popular Peak District crag.

26 March 2017

Lakeland walker suffers broken ankle in slip at Aira Force

A woman was rescued from a Lake District beauty spot after injuring herself when she slipped. The 60-year-old suffered a suspected broken ankle in ...

25 March 2017

Sheepdog Nell rescued after spending 12 nights stuck in Lochaber gorge

A sheepdog was rescued from a Lochaber gorge after going missing for 12 days. Nell, a 12-year-old collie, was spotted by a member of public near th...

24 March 2017

Patterdale rescuers 'stunned' as team's £2,500 generator stolen

A volunteer rescue team has been left stunned after an expensive piece of equipment was stolen during a fundraising event.

22 March 2017

Hypothermic man rescued in 'very bad' conditions after spending night on Ben Nevis

Rescuers have warned that conditions on the UK’s highest mountain are extremely difficult, after an operation to find a missing person on the peak.

21 March 2017

Underground play will mark life of Lakeland 'professor of adventure' Millican Dalton

A play marking the 150th anniversary of an eccentric Lake District character who spent much of his time living in a cave will be staged deep underground.

20 March 2017

Snugpak introduces brand new fleece items to its clothing collection

Stay warm with Snugpak Snugpak, the UK’s leading sleeping bag and insulated clothing manufacturer, has launched a brand new fleece to its extensive clothing collection – the Impact Fleece Shirt.

20 March 2017

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