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Injured off-roaders rescued after Land Rover slides 650ft down mid-Wales hill

Three off-roaders were injured when their vehicle went out of control and slipped more than 650ft down a hillside in mid-Wales.

Royal Navy Sea King crew honoured for heroic rescue of Ben Nevis pair

The crew of a Royal Navy Sea King helicopter has been honoured for its heroic rescue of two climbers in blizzard conditions on Britain’s highest mountain.

North York Moors walker Stephen Gibson still missing after 30-hour search

A huge search failed to find a walker who went missing on the North York Moors. Scarborough and Ryedale Mountain Rescue Team members stood down at ...

National trail volunteers enjoy coastal walks during Whitby meeting

Volunteers from England and Wales’s official long-distance paths met in a national park at the weekend.

Civilian rescue crews start training as Navy Sea King service nears end

Civilian rescue helicopter crews are to start training following the arrival of a new aircraft at its Scottish base.

Campaigner Kate warns Welsh footpath plans could spread to England

A leading campaigner said she fears for the future of Welsh footpaths if Government proposals go ahead.

Author Bill Bryson backs campaign to keep giant pylons out of Lake District

A leading author and outdoors activist has backed a campaign to keep giant electricity pylons out of a national park.

Three teams join nine-hour rescue of injured woman on Skye Cuillin range

Three mountain rescue teams worked through the night to bring to safety an injured woman who fell on a ridge on the Isle of Skye.

Government confirms Lakes and Dales national parks will be extended

The Government has announced that two national parks in northern England will be extended. The long-awaited decision to extend the Yorkshire Dales ...

Team helps in rescue operation of stricken Coastguard helicopter

A rescue team helped in the recovery of a helicopter that had to make an unplanned landing after getting into difficulties on the slopes of a Yorkshire Dales fell.

Team stops Coastguard helicopter rolling over in Ingleborough rescue

A rescue team had to use its skills to help stop a search and rescue helicopter and its crew rolling over after it developed a fault.

Nine search dogs join hunt for North York Moors walker Stephen Gibson

A major search is continuing in deteriorating conditions in the North York Moors national park for a walker who has been missing for more than 24 hours.

Mountaineers welcome decision on Ben Wyvis windfarm appeal

Mountaineers have welcomed a decision to reject an appeal against the refusal to allow a windfarm on the slopes of a prominent Highland mountain.

No legal challenge from campaigners on North York Moors potash mine

Campaigners opposed to proposals for a giant mine in a national park said they will not mount a legal challenge to planners’ decision.

Helicopter crew praised as Langdale climber seriously hurt in 130ft fall

A climber suffered serious injuries when she fell more than 130ft from a crag in Great Langdale. The young woman fell 40m from Gimmer Crag on Satur...

Sixth Helvellyn death this year as Swirral Edge walker dies of heart attack

Rescuers have released more details of the incident in which a man died on England’s third highest mountain.

Mountain council warns cash restraints could delay national parks' expansion

The organisation that represents hillwalkers and climbers in England and Wales said spending cuts could threaten the extension to two national parks announced today.

National trail apps bring Bram Stoker's Dracula to life for Whitby walkers

Visitors on a national trail will be able to experience gothic horror as they walk in the footsteps of a famous Victorian author.


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