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Police appeal for sightings of Kerry Robertson, missing in Fort William area

Police in the Highlands are appealing for sightings of a woman who has been reported missing. Officers said Kerry Robertson may have been intending...

29 April 2021

Adventure pair seek underprivileged youngsters for Antarctic trip of a lifetime

Two adventurers are offering young people the trip of a lifetime, to Antarctica. Dwayne Fields and Phoebe Smith have raised enough funds to enable ...

27 April 2021

Lake District walker with ankle injury stretchered from Base Brown

A walker was stretchered from a Lake District fell after injuring an ankle in a slip. A couple came across the lone walker on Saturday and raised t...

25 April 2021

Rescuers install new stretcher box at Sty Head in Lake District fells

Rescuers have installed a new stretcher box on the Lakeland fells. A helicopter airlifted the box to its position at Sty Head, where members of the...

24 April 2021

Workers use 600 tonnes of stone on eroded Yorkshire Three Peaks Sulber path

National park rangers and volunteers are using more than 600 tonnes of stone aggregate to make the going easier for walkers on one of the Yorkshire Dales’ most popular routes.

23 April 2021

Injured Lakeland walker rescued after four-hour crawl with broken leg and arm

A walker crawled for up to four hours after being injured in a fall on a Lake District fell. Rescuers said the man’s efforts to get to safety evo...

20 April 2021

Man airlifted from Striding Edge after breaking ankle in slip

A man was airlifted from Helvellyn after breaking his ankle. The 60-year-old from north-east England slipped while traversing Striding Edge on Satu...

18 April 2021

Rescuers find Lakeland walker in wrong valley after she separated from parents

A walker was led to safety by rescuers after becoming separated from her parents on the Lake District fells.

16 April 2021

Puppy Louis rescued after falling 300ft in Moffat Hills

A puppy was rescued after surviving a 300ft fall on a Scottish hillside. Police asked for the help of Moffat Mountain Rescue Team on Wednesday afte...

14 April 2021

Lakeland walker airlifted from Gowbarrow Fell after injuring leg

A walker was airlifted from a Lake District hillside after falling and injuring herself. The woman suffered a deep laceration to her leg in the inc...

28 April 2021

Athlete Brian Melia will attempt continuous run of Wainwright's A Pennine Journey

A runner is planning to follow in the footsteps of renowned author Alfred Wainwright in a 247-mile challenge.

27 April 2021

Helvellyn walker suffers chest injuries in fall on Swirral Edge

A walker was airlifted to hospital after falling from Swirral Edge on Helvellyn. The 66-year-old from the North-East of England suffered a chest in...

24 April 2021

Pole brand Leki announces unexpected death of owner Waltraud Lenhart

Walking pole brand Leki has announced its owner Waltraud Lenhart has died. The 64-year-old took over running the company after her husband Klaus di...

23 April 2021

Lakeland walker stretchered from Hallin Fell after injuring knee

A walker who injured herself on a Lake District fell was rescued in a three-hour operation. The 39-year-old from London was with her husband and yo...

21 April 2021

Rescue helicopter winches injured walker from Cadair Idris

A walker was winched from a Snowdonia mountain after injuring herself when she slipped. A Coastguard helicopter flew to the scene on Cadair Idris a...

18 April 2021

Injured Lakeland walker airlifted after fall on Hindscarth

A walker was airlifted from a Lake District mountain after suffering head and neck injuries in a fall.

17 April 2021

Mountaineering Scotland welcomes lifting of stay-local orders for hill-goers

Mountaineering Scotland has welcomed the easing of travel restrictions from Friday, allowing people to travel outside their local area.

16 April 2021

Missing man walks to safety during major search in Cheviots

A walker reported missing in the Cheviots managed to make his way to safety while a major search was underway.

14 April 2021

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