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National Trust for Scotland breaks with tradition as TV's Neil Oliver set to be president

Television presenter and archaeologist Neil Oliver is expected to take up the role of president of the National Trust for Scotland.

Coast to Coast walker suffers head injury in Greenup Edge fall

A walker was airlifted to hospital after injuring her head in a fall while on the Coast to Coast route in the Lake District.

'Protect wild land' say mountaineers, after Creag Riabhach windfarm ruling

Mountaineering Scotland has called for better protection for the nation’s wild land after a court rejected a challenge to a windfarm development.

Man dies and another seriously hurt in two 650ft Striding Edge falls in two days

A man has died and another was seriously injured in two incidents on successive days on Striding Edge on Helvellyn.

Patterdale rescuers launch boat in search for 'intoxicated' couple on Ullswater

Members of a Lake District mountain rescue team took to the water in the early hours of Wednesday after a domestic incident was reported on Ullswater.

Major 13-hour Dartmoor search called off after lost walkers located at bus station

A major search on Dartmoor lasting more than 13 hours was called off when rescuers learnt the two lost walkers at the centre of the operation had been picked up from a bus station.

'I was going through the air with eyes closed' – walker recalls Striding Edge fall

A walker who blacked out and fell 30ft while traversing Striding Edge on England’s third-highest mountain has recalled her ordeal.

Rescuers' phone knowledge pinpoints walker's position after Cadair Idris injury

A rescue team used its knowledge of the mobile phone network to correctly find an injured walker after it was given an inaccurate location.

Three teams in operation to bring hypothermic Helvellyn walkers to safety

Three mountain rescue teams were called out to bring a group of walkers to safety from England’s third-highest mountain after they were discovered suffering from hypothermia on its summit.

Climber freed from Borrowdale rock crack after getting stuck

A climber was released unscathed after a major operation to free her when she became trapped in rocks in Borrowdale.

Milestone reached as Natural England says it's working on all parts of coastal path

Government agency Natural England says it is now officially working on the whole length of the planned England Coast Path.

Walker suffering heart attack among six bank-holiday callouts for Ogwen team

Several walkers, climbers and a man suffering from a suspected heart attack were among those rescued over a busy bank holiday weekend by a team in Snowdonia.

Cadair Idris walker airlifted to hospital after serious finger injury

A woman was airlifted from a Snowdonia mountain after suffering a serious injury to her finger. Rescuers examining her realised she risked losing t...

Rescuers praise walkers who helped injured man after Hay Stacks fall

Rescuers have praised walkers who helped a man who fell 10ft on a Lake District mountain. The 56-year-old from the Wirral was walking alone when he...

Isle of Lewis police searching for missing Torsten Kulke say body has been found

Police searching for a missing man on a Hebridean island said a body has been found. German visitor Torsten Kulke was reported missing on Monday 31...

'Are we in trouble'? Wayward Scout group rescued from Cairngorms bothy

A group of Scouts was airlifted from a remote bothy after being reported missing in the Cairngorms. The Inverness Coastguard helicopter located the...

National Trust for Scotland accused of 'bullying' outdoor firm Hilltrek over Glencoe name

A leading Scottish landscape charity stands accused of heavy-handed behaviour after it ordered a small outdoors gear company to stop using the name Glencoe for one of its jackets.

Victory after 40-year campaign as Ramblers hail Peacehaven path opening

Ramblers are celebrating after a successful 40-year battle to open a footpath in East Sussex. Members of the campaigning walkers’ charity were jo...

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