Mountain rescuers in action as Storm Frank sweeps across southern Scotland

Mountain rescue teams in southern Scotland were active helping residents as Storm Frank hit the area yesterday, causing floods in many towns and villages in the Borders and Dumfries and Galloway.

31 December 2015

Happy New Year from everyone at grough!

Everyone here at grough would like to wish all our readers and friends a happy New Year. We’d like to thank you all for visiting us in 2015 and h...

31 December 2015

Injured Dales caver rescued from Three Counties system

A caver was rescued after suffering an injury underground in the western Dales. The Cave Rescue Organisation was called out about 8.30pm on Tuesday...

30 December 2015

Thirty mountain rescuers from three team join search for missing woman Sally Allan

Three mountain rescue teams have taken part in a major search for a woman missing in Northumberland. Sally Allan has not been seen since she left h...

29 December 2015

Ogwen Valley team rescues lost hillwalker as members join flood operations

A north Wales mountain rescue team helped a lost walker to safety while members were taking part in the massive operation across Britain to help those hit by floods.

28 December 2015

Missing mountaineer John Green found safe and well in Aberdeen

A mountaineer missing in the Cairngorms has been found safe and well. Former RAF mountain rescue team member John Green was reported missing from t...

25 December 2015

Border search team pair gear up for 109-mile Mountain Rescue Challenge

Imagine running a marathon. Not so tough, eh? Now imagine doing it in the middle of winter, carrying a pack over rough terrain in the mountains. A ...

23 December 2015

Happy Christmas to you all from the grough team

The team here at grough would like to wish all our readers, customers and friends a happy Christmas. We hope you all have a fabulous festive season...

23 December 2015

Ordnance Survey takes quarter stake in Dennis Maps, printer of paper maps

Britain’s official mapping agency has bought a 25 per cent stake in a company that prints its paper maps.

22 December 2015

Royal Navy Sea King rescue crews go out on a high as final shift begins

Crews at the UK’s busiest search and rescue helicopter base have started their final shift. The men and women who fly the Royal Navy’s Sea King...

31 December 2015

Outdoor fans urged to have a Grand Day Out to help flood victims and rescuers

Mountaineering legend Sir Chris Bonington is leading an event organised by the outdoors community to help Cumbrians who suffered during the recent floods.

30 December 2015

Devon rescuers who travelled 300 miles thank York flood victims for warm welcome

A rescue team has spoken of the warm welcome its members received after helping the people of York during the recent floods.

30 December 2015

Frantic Christmas for Edale team as two brought from hills and flood victims rescued

A Peak District rescuer has described his team’s work helping ensure the safety of flood victims across the North of England, and rescuing an injured walker and a man lost on the national park’s highest hill.

29 December 2015

Mountain rescuers from across country in action as floods hit northern England

Volunteers from mountain rescue and search teams from across the country have been taking a crucial role during some of the worst floods in living memory in northern England.

27 December 2015

Cairngorms police appeal for sightings of missing ex-mountain rescuer John Green

Police in the Highlands have renewed their appeal for information about a missing mountaineer. Police Scotland said it had been notified of a possi...

24 December 2015

Cairngorms police appeal for help finding John Green, last seen in Ballater

Police are appealing for help in finding a walker in the Cairngorms. John Green has been reported missing after he was last seen yesterday. The ...

23 December 2015

Lake District flood warnings downgraded but more rain on way

Emergency services have stood down from their flood readiness in the Lake District as river levels recede.

23 December 2015

Veteran climbers Gwen Moffat and Angela Soper gain mountain council honours

Two veteran climbers have been made honorary members of the British Mountaineering Council. Gwen Moffat and Angela Soper were appointed following t...

22 December 2015


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