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Three teams in operation to find five lost Yorkshire Dales cavers trapped for 26 hours

A major rescue operation to locate a group of lost cavers in the Yorkshire Dales ended successfully when they were brought to the surface unharmed.

11 March 2018

Yorkshire Dales report points finger at grouse moors for bird of prey decline

A report compiled by national park bosses in the Yorkshire Dales points a finger at the management of grouse moors for the decline in birds of prey in their areas.

10 March 2018

Vango company continues growth with new depot and extra staff

The company behind some of the best known outdoor brands in the UK said its growth is continuing and it has increased staff by 15 per cent.

07 March 2018

Injured Lakeland walker rescued after falling 300ft on Great End

A man was airlifted to hospital after injuring himself when he fell more than 300ft on a Lake District mountain.

06 March 2018

Rescuers' warning after man suffers dislocated shoulder on Priest's Hole trip

Rescuers have warned that only well equipped experienced mountaineers should attempt to reach a Lake District cave during the current wintry spell.

04 March 2018

Penrith team on callout digs out snowplough stranded in blizzard

A Cumbrian mountain rescue team was called out to aid a stranded lorry driver, and ended up help freeing a snowplough caught in drifts.

02 March 2018

Cumbrian mountain rescue volunteers in action as blizzards sweep county

Mountain rescuers had to dig through a quarter of a mile of snowdrifts to reach a patient with heart problems in Cumbria.

02 March 2018

United Utilities rules out any further Thirlmere zipwire application

The company that owns the Thirlmere reservoir in the Lake District said it will not support any repeated application for zipwires at the site.

01 March 2018

Patterdale mountain rescuers aid man seriously injured in fall from gritting lorry

A Lake District mountain rescue team was called to help a seriously injured man who had fallen from a gritting lorry.

01 March 2018

Five young walkers rescued from Helvellyn summit after hypothermia concerns

A group of young walkers was rescued from England’s third-highest mountain after getting into difficulties in bad weather.

11 March 2018

Women's anthology Waymaking aims to step up gender balance in outdoor writing

Outdoors publisher Vertebrate has marked International Women’s Day by announcing an anthology of women’s work.

08 March 2018

Police seek information after jackets theft from York Go Outdoors store

Police are appealing for help after jackets worth £1,000 were stolen from an outdoors store. North Yorkshire Police said two men entered the Go Ou...

06 March 2018

Search for lost Lakeland walkers ends after couple rescued by fellow walker

Two rescue teams were involved in a search for lost walkers on the Old Man of Coniston in bad visibility.

06 March 2018

Northumberland rescuers respond to 40 incidents as the Beast from the East hits

Volunteer mountain rescuers in Northumberland responded to 40 incidents over the past three days, as the Beast from the East brought severe conditions to the area.

03 March 2018

Rescuers searching for missing Ochils walker Alison Fox find body

Rescuers searching for a missing walker in the Ochil Hills have found a body. Police Scotland said the woman’s body was found near Dumyat Farm ab...

02 March 2018

Lomond national park camping restrictions come into force at lochside sites

Camping bylaws are now in force, bosses at the Loch Lomond and the Trossachs national park have warned.

01 March 2018

Raptor toll continues as dead sparrowhawk found and tagged hen harrier vanishes

Police are appealing for information after a bird of prey was shot and another raptor disappeared in separate incidents.

01 March 2018

Red alert for snow and wind issued for south-west England and south Wales

A second red weather warning has been issued by the Met Office. The red alert, which means there is a danger to life, covers parts of south-west En...

01 March 2018

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