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Lakeland walker calls for help after getting stuck at Barf rescue hotspot

A walker was rescued from a Lake District fell after getting stuck on steep ground. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was called out shortly before 11am...

13 April 2017

Three mountain bikers among five incidents in 24 hours for Edale rescuers

A fallen boulderer was among five incidents a Peak District rescue team was called out to in 24 hours, including three mountain bikers.

11 April 2017

Walker airlifted from remote path near Little Loch Broom in Highlands

A walker was airlifted from a remote Highland path after she fell and injured herself. Dundonnell Mountain Rescue Team was alerted on Monday evenin...

11 April 2017

Yorkshire Dales authority takes on Cumbrian rights of way after enlargement

A national park authority has agreed to take on responsibility for an extra 300 miles of rights of way, following the park's enlargement last August.

08 April 2017

Moorland hotspot rescues among 16 incidents for busy North Dartmoor team

A rescue team has had a busy first quarter of the year, with 16 callouts in 13 weeks. Five of North Dartmoor Search and Rescue Team’s moorland in...

05 April 2017

Broadcaster Stuart Maconie is new president of the Ramblers

Britain’s largest walkers’ charity has a new president. Broadcaster and outdoors enthusiast Stuart Maconie was announced as the honorary head o...

02 April 2017

Police appeal to Rhinogs walkers for information in helicopter crash probe

Police are appealing for anyone who was on the Rhinog mountains in Snowdonia and who might have seen an ill fated helicopter to contact them.

31 March 2017

Plans unveiled for new England Coast Path stretches in North-East and Lincolnshire

The Government’s official outdoors body has published the latest plans for two stretches of the England Coast Path.

25 March 2017

Highland groups benefit from Great Wilderness Challenge £162,000 cash handover

A Highland challenge event that began as a ‘one-off’ fundraiser 31 years ago has brought in more than £3m for local charities.

25 March 2017

Peak District Derwent Valley Easter road closure 'will benefit walkers and cyclists'

Peak District national park bosses are reminding visitors that one of its popular routes will be closed to motor traffic over the Easter weekend.

12 April 2017

Scafell Pike walker airlifted to hospital after injuring knee

A walker was airlifted from England’s highest mountain after injuring herself. The Great North Air Ambulance was scrambled at 3.30pm on Friday wh...

11 April 2017

Injured man airlifted from Black Crag near Skelwith Bridge after fall

A man was rescued after falling and injuring himself on a Lake District fell. Coniston Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 1.35pm on Sunday a...

11 April 2017

Spring is sprung, but hillgoers warned not to get carried away – on a stretcher

Mountain experts are warning Scottish hillgoers not to get carried away – on a stretcher. Walkers and other outdoor enthusiasts taking to the upl...

05 April 2017

Lomond national park wins public access appeal against Drumlean Estate

A national park authority has won a legal appeal against an estate that blocked access to the area. Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park Aut...

03 April 2017

New George Fisher woolly webcams will give Lakeland walkers fellside views

A leading Lake District retailer will offer a new view of the fells, thanks to its innovative woolly webcams.

01 April 2017

Fellow Peak District climbers aid rescue team after fall at Stanage Edge

Rescuers have thanked members of the public who helped carry an injured fellow climber over difficult terrain after a fall at a popular Peak District crag.

26 March 2017

Lakeland walker suffers broken ankle in slip at Aira Force

A woman was rescued from a Lake District beauty spot after injuring herself when she slipped. The 60-year-old suffered a suspected broken ankle in ...

25 March 2017

Sheepdog Nell rescued after spending 12 nights stuck in Lochaber gorge

A sheepdog was rescued from a Lochaber gorge after going missing for 12 days. Nell, a 12-year-old collie, was spotted by a member of public near th...

24 March 2017

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