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Dave Stevens abandons Pennine Way record attempt on verge of hypothermia

Ultrarunner Dave Stevens has abandoned his attempt to break the record for running the Pennine Way. The Sutton Coldfield athlete pulled out of his ...

13 May 2018

Dave Stevens ahead of schedule in quest to set fastest Pennine Way time

Ultrarunner Dave Stevens is currently 68 miles into his attempt on the Pennine Way record. The former Parachute Regiment member has another 200 mil...

11 May 2018

Influx of visitors prompts busy period for Aberdyfi rescue team

An increase in visitor numbers as weather improved over the bank holiday weekend prompted a busy period for Aberdyfi Search and Rescue Team.

10 May 2018

Smartphone system will allow air ambulance medics to view casualty scene remotely

A mobile phone app that allows medics to view a casualty scene remotely has gone into service with an air ambulance service.

09 May 2018

Runner dies after going missing during part of Bob Graham Round in Lake District

A fellrunner has died after becoming separated from his companion during a Lake District challenge. A major search involving more than 100 rescuers...

07 May 2018

Injured walker stretchered from Crummock Water path after slip

A woman was taken to hospital after injuring herself while walking in the Lake District. Cockermouth Mountain Rescue Team was called out shortly af...

06 May 2018

Snowdonia walker dies on Glyder Fawr scrambling route

A walker has died while scrambling on a route in Snowdonia. The 40-year-old from south Wales was reported missing late on Thursday. The woman, w...

06 May 2018

Hundreds sign up for Dragon's Back Race, a year ahead of event

Hundreds of runners have already signed up for an extreme event down the spine of Wales, a year ahead of its start.

03 May 2018

Injured walker airlifted from Ben More after spending night on mountain

An injured walker was airlifted to hospital after spending the night on a Highland peak. Killin Mountain Rescue Team was alerted on Tuesday and beg...

02 May 2018

Calder Valley team pays tribute after death of 'adorable character' Nell

A rescue team has paid tribute to a long-serving member who has died shortly after ending her active service.

11 May 2018

Runner Dave Stevens sets out to break Pennine Way record

An ultrarunner is about to set out on a quest to break a record that has stood for almost 29 years. Dave Stevens will attempt to run the full lengt...

10 May 2018

National Trust rangers begin work restoring Scafell Pike summit cairn

A group of rangers has begun work restoring the summit cairn on England’s highest mountain. The team of seven is camping on Scafell Pike while th...

10 May 2018

Lakeland walker seriously injured in fall at Fat Man's Agony on Side Pike

A walker suffered serious injuries when she fell from a Lake District scrambling route. The woman stepped aside to try to make room for a group to ...

07 May 2018

Malham Peregrine Project welcomes 250,000th visitor to Dales viewpoint

A quarter of a million people have visited a viewpoint set up to look at birds of prey at a Yorkshire Dales beauty spot.

06 May 2018

Lakeland mountain illuminated as 700 walkers take to Cat Bells

A Lake District fell was illuminated by more than 700 walkers as part of a charity event for victims of an earthquake in Nepal.

06 May 2018

Four days of helicopter airlifts begin second Suilven footpath repair phase

Major works will begin next week on improvements to a footpath on Suilven. Hundreds of tons of stone and gravel will be airlifted on to the mountai...

04 May 2018

Prepare for snow on Scottish peaks during May Day holiday, walkers told

Outdoor enthusiasts heading for the Scottish peaks this holiday weekend are being warned to expect snow.

03 May 2018

Walker suffers serious head injury in Lake District tumble

A walker was airlifted to hospital after suffering a serious head injury in a fall on a Lake District mountainside.

01 May 2018

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