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Aberdyfi rescuers say ill prepared charity walkers transfer burden to teams

Rescuers in Snowdonia pleaded with charity walkers not to transfer their financial burden to the volunteer teams, which are themselves charities.

23 August 2020

Police rescuer urges Scottish hillgoers to go properly equipped

Some hillgoers are taking to Scotland’s mountains without adequate equipment and skills, a police rescuer said.

21 August 2020

Snowdonia bosses introduce pre-booking for Pen-y-pass weekend car park users

Visitors wanting to use the Pen-y-pass car park in Snowdonia at weekends will have to pre-book a place.

19 August 2020

Peak District bosses log record post-lockdown numbers on traffic-free trails

Record numbers of people have used Peak District multi-user trails after lockdown was eased, national park bosses said.

19 August 2020

Anti-social visitors force closure of Stonethwaite campsite in Lake District

A Lake District campsite has had to close because of anti-social visitors. The owners of the Stonethwaite Farm site in Borrowdale said they had rel...

17 August 2020

Man critical after 'significant' fall on Cuillin range on Skye

A man was airlifted to hospital after suffering serious injuries in a fall on the Isle of Skye. Members of the Skye Mountain Rescue Team spent nine...

15 August 2020

New short films help Westmorland Dales visitors identify meadow wild flowers

Can you tell a melancholy thistle from a common knapweed? Would you be able to identify red clover or yellow rattle? Help is at hand. A series o...

13 August 2020

Missing man Lee Thompson found after six-hour North York Moors search by rescuers

A man reported missing on the North York Moors was found after a six-hour search by rescuers. Cleveland Mountain Rescue Team was joined by search d...

12 August 2020

Lakeland runner airlifted from Central Fells after injuring leg

A runner was rescued from the Sca Fell range after a leg injury left her unable to carry on. The 51-year-old was descending Great End towards Scafe...

11 August 2020

Lakeland walker injured after being blown off feet as Storm Ellen lashes fells

A woman was rescued in an operation lasting four hours after she was blown off her feet while walking on a Lake District fell.

22 August 2020

Three Lake District teams in seven-hour rescue of injured Scafell Pike walker

Rescuers from three teams combined in a 7½-hour operation to rescue an injured walker in the Lake District.

20 August 2020

Three cautioned for shore camping as Lakeland police increase patrols

Three Lake District campers found on the shore of Derwent Water were cautioned for breaking bylaws. Cumbria Constabulary said its officers have bee...

19 August 2020

Northumberland rescuers in late-night callout to aid lost Cheviots walkers

Two walkers were rescued after getting lost in the Cheviot Hills. The pair had ascended The Cheviot on Saturday and became disoriented while descen...

18 August 2020

Missing Fisherfield walker rescued but search team finds no trace of Martin Rhodes

Rescuers in north-western Scotland resumed a search at the weekend for a walker who disappeared in May last year.

17 August 2020

Busy spell continues with two callouts for Keswick rescuers

Keswick Mountain Rescue Team’s busy spell continued on Thursday, with two callouts in quick succession.

13 August 2020

Lakeland walker 'paralysed by exposure' rescued from Cat Bells scramble

A man was rescued from a Lake District fell after becoming stuck on a rocky section of the ascent. The 46-year-old and his partner were on their wa...

12 August 2020

Police appeal to North York Moors walkers for sightings of missing Lee Thompson

Police in the North York Moors have issued an urgent appeal to walkers for sightings of a missing man.

11 August 2020

Lake District walker injured after being charged by bullock

A man was injured after being charged by a bullock while walking in the Lake District. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was called to the incident in f...

10 August 2020

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