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Yorkshire Dales businesses prepare to welcome back visitors as lockdown eases

Businesses in the Yorkshire Dales are looking forward to welcoming visitors when Covid-19 restrictions are eased on Monday.

Rescue helicopter winches injured walker from Cadair Idris

A walker was winched from a Snowdonia mountain after injuring herself when she slipped. A Coastguard helicopter flew to the scene on Cadair Idris a...

Two walkers die in separate incidents in Lomond national park

Rescuers searching for a missing hillwalker in the southern Highlands discovered a man’s body. The 33-year-old was found on Ben A’an in the Tro...

Scottish mountain rescuers complete £1m radio replacement project

Mountain rescuers in Scotland have completed a £1m project to replace their communication radios. All 24 teams belonging to the Scottish Mountain ...

Covid fines for pair with young child who pitched tent on Yorkshire cliff edge

Two people who pitched their tent next to unstable cliffs on the North Yorkshire coast have been given fixed penalties for breaking lockdown legislation.

Appeal for injured rescuer Chris Lewis tops £½m target in less than 36 hours

An appeal for funds to help a mountain rescuer severely injured during a callout has reached its £½m target in less than 36 hours.

Rescuers don skis to reach patient stranded by snow at Northumberland farm

Mountain rescuers in Northumberland used vehicles, skis and their leg power to reach a patient in a remote farm who needed medical attention.

Rescuer suffers life-changing injuries in 500ft fall during Lakeland callout

A volunteer mountain rescuer is in a serious condition in hospital after he fell almost 500ft during a callout.

Experts urge hill-goers to stay within limits in Scotland's 'best and worst' winter

Mountain experts are warning hill-goers in Scotland to stay within their limits while winter conditions prevail.

Injured Lakeland walker rescued after four-hour crawl with broken leg and arm

A walker crawled for up to four hours after being injured in a fall on a Lake District fell. Rescuers said the man’s efforts to get to safety evo...

Man airlifted from Striding Edge after breaking ankle in slip

A man was airlifted from Helvellyn after breaking his ankle. The 60-year-old from north-east England slipped while traversing Striding Edge on Satu...

Charge for use of Islay shelter as bothies charity returns building to estate

A remote Hebridean shelter is being taken out of the care of the Mountain Bothies Association. The owners of An Cladach bothy on Islay will run a b...

Top landscape photographers' works auctioned to help injured rescuer Chris Lewis

A group of top landscape photographers is helping raise cash for a mountain rescuer badly injured during a callout.

Aim low: introducing The Huws, diminutive Welsh hills to pique your interest

Hillwalking isn't necessarily about slogging to the top of the highest peaks; there's plenty of interest in Wales's less lofty summits.

Rescuers aim to raise £½m for injured Patterdale team member Chris Lewis

Mountain rescuers have set up an online fundraising page to support a team member who was seriously injured in a callout.

Pair who prompted callout in which Lakeland rescuer injured handed £200 fines

Two men who prompted a callout in which a mountain rescue volunteer was seriously injured have been handed a £200 penalty by police.

Welsh church scenes among Alfred Wainwright drawings up for auction

Four sketches by the celebrated author and artist Alfred Wainwright have been put up for auction. As well as two Lakeland drawings, an auction hous...

John Muir Trust completes path repairs on Quinag in north-west Highlands

A popular path on a Scottish mountain described as a ‘walker’s paradise’ has been restored. Work completed on Quinag in the north-west Highla...


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