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Fellrunner alerts rescuers to man stuck overnight on Lake District fell

A fellrunner alerted rescuers to a man who had spent the night stuck on a Lake District hillside in cold, wet conditions.

09 June 2017

Three Exmoor rescue team members clock up 75 years' service

Three members of a rescue team have clocked up a total of 75 years’ service. Exmoor Search and Rescue Team volunteers Sami Bryant-Jones, John Gen...

07 June 2017

Couple rescued from Priest's Hole cave after hypothermia alert

A couple had to be rescued after getting into difficulties at a Lake District cave that featured in a television programme.

05 June 2017

Aberdyfi rescuer tells of team's physical and mental challenges in two fatal incidents

A rescue team member has spoken of the difficulties faced by volunteers after their involvement in two fatal incidents.

02 June 2017

Lakeland walker with severe chest pains airlifted from Whiteside

A walker suffering severe chest pain was airlifted from a Lake District mountain. Cockermouth Mountain Rescue Team was alerted at 12.45pm on Wednes...

01 June 2017

Ramblers urge would-be MPs to back their Manifesto for a Walking Britain

The next government should reward landowners who go beyond their legal obligations to provide access to the public, Britain’s largest walkers’ charity said.

30 May 2017

Marcus Scotney and Carol Morgan clinch wins in hard-fought Dragon's Back Race

Ultrarunner Marcus Scotney overcame injury worries to clinch victory in the gruelling Berghaus Dragon’s Back Race.

27 May 2017

Lake District flip-flop walker rescued after getting stuck on scree

Rescuers in the Lake District were called out to rescue a man stuck on a fellside in flip-flops. Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team was called out abo...

26 May 2017

Helpers aged from 12 weeks to 89 years join Peak District Pick and Play clean-up

More than 100 volunteers, aged from 12 weeks to 89 years old, joined in a Peak District clean-up event.

25 May 2017

North York Moors bosses seek groups to 'adopt' Cleveland Way stretches

National park bosses are on the lookout for families or groups prepared to ‘adopt’ a section of a national trail.

08 June 2017

OMM organisers warn runners' details may have disappared in IT failure

Organisers of a mountain marathon have warned would-be competitors some of their details may have been lost in an IT incident.

07 June 2017

Lost walkers, injured caver and a potholing sheep keep Yorkshire Dales rescue team busy

Two walkers attempting a challenge route were rescued after getting lost in the dark. The two 25-yeaer-old women reported themselves benighted betw...

04 June 2017

Scots Government acts as report finds link between grouse shooting and eagle losses

The Scottish Government will look at licensing grouse shooting after a report showed a strong link between the disappearances of golden eagles and shooting estates.

01 June 2017

Flow Country scheme helped by European Outdoor Conservation Association cash

A scheme to restore an area of the Flow Country in northern Scotland will receive cash from an organisation funded by the outdoors industry.

31 May 2017

Ultrarunner Tom Holllins aborts double Bob Graham Round attempt after falling ill

Ultrarunner Tom Hollins had to abandon his attempt to run a double Bob Graham Round at the weekend when he became unwell.

30 May 2017

Police appeal as tests reveal Yorkshire Dales buzzard found near Malham was shot

Police in North Yorkshire are appealing for information after a dead buzzard was found in the Yorkshire Dales.

26 May 2017

Final warning issued to Jim Mann as Berghaus Dragon's Back Race nears climax

One of the lead runners in the gruelling Berghaus Dragon’s Back Race is in the ‘last chance saloon’ after being handed his second official warning for deviating from the course.

26 May 2017

Columbia agrees to kit out 2,000 national park staff over next five years

Outdoors brand Columbia will kit out up to 2,000 national park staff with clothing in a five-year partnership.

25 May 2017

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