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'Outrage' as hillwalkers face 800 per cent parking fee hike at Arrochar

Hillwalkers on lower incomes may be deterred from taking to the hills if an 800 per cent increase in car parking charges is imposed at a popular Highland site.

01 August 2018

Two Bleaklow walkers rescued after getting lost in failing light

Two walkers were rescued after getting lost as night fell on the Peak District’s second-highest hill.

01 August 2018

Northumberland rescue team seeks new members to cover largest English area

Rescuers with the largest patch of any team in England are recruiting new members. Successful applicants will receive a year of training with the N...

30 July 2018

Helvellyn walker dies in fall from Striding Edge

A walker has died after falling from Striding Edge on England’s third-highest mountain. The 71-year-old man suffered fatal injuries in the incide...

29 July 2018

Injured Scafell walker winched from Broad Stand after 65ft tumble

An injured walker was winched from England’s second highest mountain and another rescued after getting stuck.

28 July 2018

Lakeland walker injured in fall near Sty Head stretcher box

A walker was helped from a Lakeland fell after injuring herself in a fall. The 62-year-old suffered a possible broken wrist and injured knee in the...

27 July 2018

Police launch probe after dead red kite found at Yorkshire Dales beauty spot

Police are investigating after a dead red kite was found in the Yorkshire Dales. North Yorkshire and the Yorkshire Dales are a blackspot for raptor...

24 July 2018

Snowdon walker Steve Johnston dies in fall from Crib Goch

A walker has died after falling from a ridge on Wales’s highest mountain. Steve Johnston of London fell from Crib Goch on Snowdon on Saturday. ...

24 July 2018

Lakeland hills alive with music as choir marks First World War fallen

The hills have been alive with the sound of music as part of a Lakeland project to remember those who perished in the First World War.

23 July 2018

Mountain rescuers use boat to reach Derwent Water island after baby's fall

Mountain rescuers used an inflatable boat to reach a three-month-old baby who had fallen from bed while on a Lake District island.

01 August 2018

MPs say English national parks could be used for burying nuclear waste

England’s national parks and areas of outstanding natural beauty could be used to bury nuclear waste.

31 July 2018

Friends of Lake District plan rally as concerns raised over Whinlatter cable-car plan

Battle lines are being drawn up to fight another large-scale tourist development in the Lake District, just months after plans for a zipwire were withdrawn.

30 July 2018

Blencathra walker rescued after getting stuck on Sharp Edge as heatwave ends

A walker was rescued from a Lake District ridge after getting stuck as strong winds and heavy showers lashed the mountain after the prolonged heatwave.

28 July 2018

Moorland group joins Emily Brontë bicentenary celebrations with Bogtastic visit

A conservation group will join celebrations to mark the bicentenary of an author whose work inspires thousands of visits to the moors around her former home.

27 July 2018

Record-breaking climber Alan Hinkes will give series of autumn lectures

Record-breaking mountaineer Alan Hinkes is to embark on a lecture tour in the autumn. Yorkshire adventurer Hinkes is the only Briton to have summit...

26 July 2018

Blencathra walker rescued after getting stuck on Hall's Fell Ridge

A walker was rescued after getting stuck on a Lake District ridge. The 32-year-old man became cragfast while descending Hall’s Fell Ridge on Blen...

24 July 2018

Peak District gains loo with a view to highlight need for accesible facilities

Walkers could be forgiven for feeling a little flushed when reaching the top of a Peak District hill to find a loo with a view.

23 July 2018

Grampian Club's remote Inbhirfhaolain hut at risk from Glen Etive hydro plans

Climbers and hillwalkers face losing the use of a remote Highland hut if a hydro-power scheme goes ahead, its owners said.

19 July 2018

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