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Great North Air Ambulance Service reaches 15-year milestone

An air ambulance service that regularly rescues stricken outdoor enthusiasts is celebrating a milestone in its history.

12 May 2017

Watch as Iain Miller combines sea kayaking and caving on Donegal's Umphin Island

They are two unlikely combinations of outdoor activities, but Iain Miller has shown that you can enjoy caving and sea kayaking at the same time.

12 May 2017

Yorkshire Dales caver injured in fall in Long Churn Cave

A caver was helped from a Yorkshire Dales hillside after injuring himself underground. The 47-year-old called for help after dislocating his should...

11 May 2017

Criminal proceeds fund new harnesses for Calder Valley rescue team

A rescue team has received new climbing harnesses thanks to the proceeds of crime. West Yorkshire Police used cash taken from criminals to buy the ...

10 May 2017

Fred Whitton Challenge cyclist seriously injured in Honister Pass crash

A cyclist was seriously injured when he crashed while tackling a charity challenge in the Lake District.

10 May 2017

Shot sparrowhawk adds to North Yorkshire's grim toll of killed raptors

North Yorkshire’s unenviable reputation for raptor persecution continued with the discovery of a shot sparrowhawk.

09 May 2017

Wildfire warning for South Pennines as dry weather continues

The continued dry spell has increased the risk of wildfires on the Pennine moors, authorities warned.

09 May 2017

Teen injured in Gisburn Forest fall after mountain bike splits in half

A teenager was injured at a popular mountain biking venue when his machine split in half, causing him to fall.

08 May 2017

Helvellyn walker suffers multiple injuries in fall from Striding Edge

A walker suffered multiple injuries in a fall from Striding Edge on Helvellyn. The woman fell 30ft from the ridge on England's third-highest mounta...

07 May 2017

John Muir Trust calls for reforms after paying £50,000 costs to SSE over Stronelairg

A conservation charity has called for reform of the planning process after it had to pay £50,000 to an energy company.

12 May 2017

Women's Climbing Symposium heads to Bristol for November meet

A gathering for women climbers will be held in Bristol later this year. The seventh Women’s Climbing Symposium, will take place in November at th...

12 May 2017

Walkers planning Three Peaks Challenge need to prepare carefully, say experts

Anyone planning to tackle the national Three Peaks Challenge needs to prepare carefully, experts said.

10 May 2017

Former Snowdonia climbing hut Cae Amos opens as bothy after restoration

A former climbing hut in Snowdonia has opened as a shelter available to all outdoor enthusiasts. Cae Amos, which was originally a hill farm, has be...

10 May 2017

Campaigners pledge to resist MoD's 'privatisation' of Cumbria common land

The Ministry of Defence stands accused of a land privatisation in the Cumbrian North Pennines. Campaigners said the ministry’s plans to deregiste...

09 May 2017

Work starts on controversial North York Moors national park potash mine

Work has begun on constructing a controversial potash mine in the North York Moors national park. The park authority confirmed Sirius Minerals has ...

09 May 2017

Highland police issue plea after rescues of 'woefully unprepared' walkers

Police in Scotland are pleading with hillwalkers to be fully prepared before setting out, after three separate incidents involving rescue teams over the weekend.

09 May 2017

Boy airlifted with multiple injuries after Whinlatter Forest mountain bike crash

A Coastguard helicopter landed on a forest track to airlift and injured boy to hospital after a mountain bike crash.

07 May 2017

North York Moors national park put on fire alert after prolonged dry spell

A prolonged dry spell of weather has put a national park’s moors and forests at risk of wild fires.

05 May 2017

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