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Aberdyfi team rescues sheepish casualty from old mine shaft

Rescuers were called to help a casualty left looking sheepish after falling down old mine workings. Members of Aberdyfi Search and Rescue Team had ...

14 July 2017

New OS map details green spaces but critics say it fails to deliver

Britain’s national mapping agency has released new data that details the country’s green spaces. The Ordnance Survey mapping and dataset is aim...

13 July 2017

Campaigners 'euphoric' as Lake District gains Unesco world heritage status

The Lake District has been granted world heritage site status by Unesco. It joins the Taj Mahal, the Great Barrier Reef and Grand Canyon as a place...

09 July 2017

Ben Nevis climber dies in fall from Tower Ridge

A man has died after falling from a ridge on the North Face of Ben Nevis. The climber suffered fatal injuries when he came off Tower Ridge on Satur...

09 July 2017

Injured climber rescued after falling 10ft at Almscliff Crag

A climber was rescued after injuring himself in a 10ft fall at a North Yorkshire crag. Upper Wharfedale Fell Rescue Association was called out on T...

07 July 2017

Sheepdog Mac rescued after spending night trapped on Snowdonia quarry rockface

A sheepdog stranded on a quarry ledge in Snowdonia was rescued after spending a night on the rockface.

07 July 2017

Ben Nevis rescue for three climbers stuck on the UK's longest route – updated

A rescue is underway to bring three climbers to safety from the North Face of Ben Nevis. Lochaber Mountain Rescue Team has been called out to aid t...

06 July 2017

Ten-hour rescue of lost woman among five Saturday callouts for Ogwen Valley team

Rescuers in the Ogwen Valley in north Wales were involved in a 10-hour operation to bring a 73-year-old woman and her son to safety after they got lost on the Glyderau range.

03 July 2017

Running doctors treat fellow competitor injured in slip at Lakeland event

A mountain marathon runner had mixed fortunes while taking part in a Lake District event. The woman, who was participating with her son, slipped an...

02 July 2017

Duke of Edinburgh's Award group shelters lost Crinkle Crags walker overnight

A group of young walkers tackling a Duke of Edinburgh’s Award expedition came to the aid of a woman lost on the Lakeland fells.

14 July 2017

Duddon and Furness rescuers prepare for mammoth charity stretcher carry

Two mountain rescuers will tackle a mammoth stretcher-carry spanning their team’s patch. Will Reed and Tom Fairchild, who are both members of the...

13 July 2017

Rescuers: Lake District rockfall incident on Great End 'could have been fatal'

Rescuers who spent more than seven hours bringing a group to safety on a Lake District fell said someone could have died in the incident.

09 July 2017

Patterdale team stalwart elected president of national mountain rescue body

A stalwart of the Patterdale team has been elected president of the national body for mountain rescue in England and Wales.

07 July 2017

Highland police seek information after buzzard found in illegal trap

Police are asking for help from outdoor enthusiasts after an illegal trap snared a bird of prey in the Highlands.

07 July 2017

Lakeland walker suffers head and wrist injuries in Grisedale fall

A walker was rescued after injuring herself while walking in the Lake District. The woman, from Cumbria, suffered a head injury and a suspected bro...

06 July 2017

Two Lakeland mountain bikers injured in high-speed crashes in two days

Two mountain bikers were rescued after suffering injuries in high speed crashes on successive days in the Lake District.

05 July 2017

Lake District seeks new member for Helvellyn winter felltop assessor team

Lake District bosses are on the lookout for a new member of a top team. The national park authority is expanding its felltop assessors line-up next...

03 July 2017

Free Cliffhanger event welcomes visitors to The Outdoor City next weekend

A free event aimed at outdoors fans will take place in Sheffield, offering activities from climbing to parkour, mountain biking and scuba diving.

02 July 2017

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