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Lakeland walker airlifted to hospital after falling from route on Pillar

A walker was airlifted from a Lake District mountain after falling and suffering head and chest injuries.

09 February 2020

Great Orme death fall: Scout Association putting young lives at risk, says coroner

A coroner has said the Scout Association is putting young people’s lives at risk by failing to address shortcomings in its practices.

07 February 2020

Women in the Hills network launched to boost female mountain activities

A research project is underway to examine women’s participation in mountain activities. Women in the Hills is a new network formed to look at way...

05 February 2020

Lakeland walker airlifted after injuring ankle on Place Fell

A walker was airlifted from a Lake District fell after slipping and badly injuring her ankle. Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team was alerted about 2.1...

04 February 2020

Scottish agency rejects Leadhills Estate appeal against licence suspension

Scottish Natural Heritage has turned down an estate’s appeal against its general licence suspension.

31 January 2020

Ullswater path improvements make the going easier for Lake District visitors

Lake District visitors will find the going easier on two routes in the Ullswater valley, thanks to path improvements.

31 January 2020

Injured climber rescued after fall from Northumberland crag

A climber was rescued after injuring herself in a fall from a Northumberland crag. The woman fell 3m (10ft) while on a route on Back Bowden Doors, ...

27 January 2020

Rescuers called to Stybarrow Dodd walkers after 11-year-old caught in bad weather

Rescuers went to the aid of a group of walkers, including an 11-year-old boy, who got into difficulties on the Helvellyn range.

26 January 2020

Helvellyn walker suffers head injuries in 60ft fall from Striding Edge

A walker was airlifted from a Lake District mountain after falling 60ft from a ridge. The man suffered head injuries in the incident on Striding Ed...

26 January 2020

Mountain rescuers aid Keswick campers trapped by Storm Ciara floodwater

Mountain rescuers were called out in the early hours of Sunday to aid campers trapped by floodwater in the Lake District.

09 February 2020

New £2m Highland rewilding centre aims to attract 50,000 visitors annually

A charity hopes to attract 50,000 visitors a year to its new £2m rewilding centre in the Scottish Highlands.

07 February 2020

Woman rescued after injuring ankle near end of Coledale Horseshoe walk

A walker was rescued after injuring herself near the end of her walk on the Lake District fells. The young woman and her father were descending Bar...

05 February 2020

Rescuers help walker with abnormally high heart rate from Lakeland fell

Rescuers were called out to help a walker who began suffering from an abnormally high heart rate while ascending a Lake District fell.

02 February 2020

Rescuers' 'adventure smart' plea after Ingleborough walkers get lost in dark

Rescuers have pleaded with walkers to be ‘adventure smart’ after they went to the aid of two walkers who got lost in the dark in the Yorkshire Dales.

31 January 2020

Helvellyn film premiere set for sell-out show as Terry Abraham reveals trailer

Film-maker Terry Abraham has revealed a trailer for his third production in a trilogy of movies of Lake District mountains.

30 January 2020

Rescuers and mountaineers will attend Scottish Parliament reception

Parliamentarians will hear from mountaineers and rescuers at a Holyrood reception. Representatives of Scottish Mountain Rescue and Mountaineering S...

27 January 2020

Photographer Colin Prior receives Scottish Award for Excellence in Mountain Culture

A photographer renowned for his landscapes of the Highlands has received this year’s Scottish Award for Excellence in Mountain Culture.

26 January 2020

Grasmere protest to go ahead despite withdrawal of 'gentleman's yachts' bid

Organisers of a day of action against the commercialisation of the Lake District plan to go ahead with the event despite the withdrawal of an application that sparked the protest.

25 January 2020

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