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Refugees join group planting 700 trees in Yorkshire Dales

Refugees and asylum seekers were among an international group that spent time improving the Yorkshire Dales environment by helping to plant 700 trees in the area.

09 January 2018

Keswick rescuers alerted after walkers' alarming find in Thirlmere woodland

Rescuers in the Lake District were alerted after walkers found what they thought was a body in woods.

09 January 2018

Injured Clwydian Hills walker airlifted from Foel Fenlli

A walker was airlifted from a hillside in north Wales after injuring herself. The woman slipped on a steep path on the flanks of Foel Fenlli in the...

07 January 2018

Police appeal to Pen y Fan walkers to park carefully during Fan Dance race weekend

Police are appealing to visitors to the Brecon Beacons to park considerately on what promises to be a busy weekend.

05 January 2018

Wintry weather helps retailer Mountain Warehouse to 'cracking' Christmas

Wintry weather helped outdoors retailer Mountain Warehouse to a ‘cracking’ Christmas, its chief executive said.

04 January 2018

Glossop mountain rescuers join Christmas Day Corrie screen action

A mountain rescue team was involved in bringing a cliffhanger episode of one of Britain’s most popular soap operas to the screen on Christmas Day.

02 January 2018

New Year's Eve rescue of cragfast walker is team's 22nd callout to Tryfan

A walker was winched from a rescue hotspot in Snowdonia after getting stuck in a precarious position on steep ground.

31 December 2017

UPDATED: six rescue team volunteers recognised in New Year Honours

Members of rescue teams have been recognised in the New Year Honours. Five rescuers have been appointed MBEs and a sixth will receive a British Emp...

30 December 2017

Map omission 'could have cost lost Cairn Gorm climbers' lives'

A simple omission by a group of climbers could have cost them their lives after they got lost in a blizzard in the Cairngorms.

28 December 2017

Climber airlifted after 30ft fall on Cornish sea cliffs at Sharpness Point

An injured climber and his companion were airlifted from the Cornish shore by a Coastguard helicopter.

09 January 2018

Two callouts in half hour for Calder Valley rescuers in West Yorkshire

A walker was rescued from a South Pennines hillside after she injured herself when she slipped on black ice.

07 January 2018

Government backs plans to plant 50 million trees across northern England

The UK Government has announced plans to create a forest of 50 million trees across the countryside of the North of England.

07 January 2018

Campaigners hopeful for national parks after Gove signals farm subsidy shift

A charity that campaigns for national parks has given a cautious welcome to ministerial plans to overhaul farm subsidies after Brexit.

04 January 2018

Campaigners call on councils to fulfil duty to signpost 'secret' paths

Campaigners are calling on councils to fulfil their legal responsibility and end what they call the ‘scandal’ of hidden paths.

03 January 2018

Rescuers' winter gear plea after Blencathra walkers get stuck on Sharp Edge

Rescuers reiterated the need to be properly equipped when heading for the Lake District mountains in wintry conditions after a couple had to be rescued from Sharp Edge.

31 December 2017

Happy New Year from all of us at grough!

We’d like to wish all our readers and friends a happy New Year. We hope you all have a great 2018 with lots of outdoor activities. The team he...

31 December 2017

Passing climber comes to aid of pair with dog stuck in snow on Sharp Edge

A passing climber saved rescuers an ‘epic’ operation after a pair of walkers got stuck on a Lake District ridge.

28 December 2017

Coastguard releases footage of second rescue of Snowdon walkers from Crib Goch

Rescuers were called out to aid walkers stuck on a Snowdonia ridge for the second time in less than a fortnight.

27 December 2017

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