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Poisoned Nidderdale red kite had survived being shot twice

A red kite whose body was found at a raptor-persecution blackspot had survived being shot twice, only to be killed by pesticide abuse.

10 August 2019

Lakeland fellrunner rescued from Arthur's Pike after breaking shoulder in slip

A fellrunner was rescued after slipping on his descent of a Lake District fell. Other runners went to his aid while waiting for Patterdale Mountain...

09 August 2019

Ennerdale walker taken to hospital by rescuers after callout to fatigued group

A Lake District walker was taken to hospital by rescuers after getting into difficulties. The casualty was one of six walkers who were struggling w...

09 August 2019

Rescuers' map plea after lost walkers spend nine hours on Snowdonia hill

Rescuers impressed on walkers the need to take a map and compass after going to the aid of a woman and her mother who spent nine hours on a Snowdonia hillside.

07 August 2019

Lake District planners give go-ahead for Ullswater valley flood relief scheme

Lake District planners have given the green light to a project to reduce the risk of flooding in the Ullswater valley.

04 August 2019

Injured waterfall teen among five callouts in five days for Northumberland teams

Volunteer rescuers in Northumberland were called out five times in as many days. Northumberland National Park Mountain Rescue Team and North of Tyn...

03 August 2019

Birmingham will host this year's Women's Climbing Symposium

The Women’s Climbing Symposium will take place in Birmingham this year. The event, which aims to connect, develop and inspire women’s climbing ...

01 August 2019

Littlebeck boardwalk eases the way for Wainwright Coast to Coast walkers

Walkers nearing the end of Wainwright’s Coast to Coast Walk will be able to keep their boots a little drier thanks to work improving the route.

12 February 2014

Rescuers praise walker for effort to walk off Tryfan after gashing leg

A walker with a bad leg injury was praised by rescuers for his efforts in making his way down a Snowdonia mountain after falling.

29 July 2019

Lakeland walker airlifted from Sail after injuring ankle

A Lake District walker was airlifted from a fell after injuring his ankle badly in a slip. The Caernarfon Coastguard helicopter, which was in the a...

09 August 2019

Setback for southern Scotland project as female eagle attacks newly released birds

Conservationists fear two golden eagles that were recently released in southern Scotland have been killed by a female of the species introduced into the area last year.

09 August 2019

Weather forces helicopter to abort winch attempt on injured Brecon Beacons walker

A rescue helicopter had to abandon its attempts to winch an injured walker aboard because of weather conditions in the southern Brecon Beacons.

08 August 2019

Maintenance spending and membership up for Mountain Bothies Association

The charity that cares for more than 100 mountain shelters has boosted its membership by 18 per cent.

06 August 2019

Couple and six-year-old child rescued after getting lost on Cadair Idris

A couple and their six-year-old child were rescued from a Snowdonia mountain after panicking when they strayed on to steep ground.

03 August 2019

Lakeland walker dies after collapsing on Hindscarth descent

A walker has died after collapsing on a Lake District fell. The man passed away despite the best efforts of his son, air ambulance crew and mountai...

02 August 2019

Anglesey coastal path grid-reference plaques will help walkers fix their location

Walkers on part of the Wales Coast Path will be able to check their exact position after the installation of plaques detailing grid references.

01 August 2019

Lakeland rescuers find two more lost walkers after locating disoriented pair

Rescuers in the Lake District who were called out to find two lost walkers found two more disoriented hikers after locating the first pair.

29 July 2019

Injured Arran walker found after spending 48 hours on mountainside

An injured walker was found alive after spending two days on a mountainside on the Isle of Arran. Miroslav Novak was reported missing after heading...

28 July 2019

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