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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...

Rescuers' winter advice after man suffers serious injuries in Crinkle Crags fall

A man suffered serious injuries after falling more than 300ft on a Lake District fell. Langdale Ambleside Mountain Rescue Team was called out about...

Lake District rescuers in seven-hour operation after man falls 160ft on Great End

A man who fell more than 160ft on a Lake District mountain was rescued in an operation lasting seven hours.

Outdoors gear company Alpkit shortlisted for award as expansion continues

An outdoor gear company founded 14 years ago in the East Midlands has been shortlisted in awards run by an international foundation.

Lakeland rescuers offer winter gear advice after two incidents

Two Lake District rescue teams have advised walkers they need to carry ice-axes and crampons when heading to the area’s high fells.

Government backs plans to plant 50 million trees across northern England

The UK Government has announced plans to create a forest of 50 million trees across the countryside of the North of England.

Dales bridge wrecked by Storm Desmond re-opens despite torrent hitting rebuilding

A bridge in the Yorkshire Dales national park that was swept away by Storm Desmond two years ago has reopened after it was rebuilt.

Brecon Beacons pair's tree decorating disturbed as team takes short cut to rescue

A couple decorating the Christmas tree at their remote Brecon Beacons home found their evening interrupted by a team of mountain rescuers.

Battle lines drawn over Thirlmere zipwire as public urged to make views known

A conservation charity has outlined its reasons for opposing controversial plans to build zipwires across a Lake District reservoir.

'Risk to life' as Met Office issues rare red weather warning for Scotland

The Met Office has issued a rare red weather warning for parts of Scotland. The red alert means risk to life is likely with snow falling to depths ...

Labrador Paddy rescued after running away from owners on Lonscale Fell

A walkers’ dog was rescued from a Lake District hillside after getting stuck on steep ground. Paddy the labrador was with his owners on Lonscale ...

Hillwalker missing after fall on Lochaber munro Beinn a' Chaorainn

Rescuers are searching for a hillwalker who has been reported missing in Lochaber. Police were alerted at 3.50pm on Sunday after the man was report...

Shauna Coxsey heads medal hopes as climbing gets £630,000 Olympic boost

The UK’s Olympic sport climbing hopes were boosted today with the announcement that up to £630,000 is being made available to support the push for medals at the Tokyo games in 2020.

Temperature probes installed on Helvellyn headwall to aid winter climbers

A temperature monitoring system has been set up on England’s third highest mountain to help protect rare plant life on winter climbing routes.

Campaigners hopeful for national parks after Gove signals farm subsidy shift

A charity that campaigns for national parks has given a cautious welcome to ministerial plans to overhaul farm subsidies after Brexit.

Thirlmere zipwire: film-maker Terry Abraham expands on reasons for charity resignation

Film-maker Terry Abraham very publicly resigned as ambassador of the newly rebranded Lake District Foundation on Friday at the event being staged to mark its rebirth.

Derbyshire cave rescuers in three-hour operation to free terrier Peggy

Rescuers spent three hours extricating a dog that fell into a crevice between boulders while her owners were out walking with her.

The great big grough guide to Christmas gifts for your outdoor fan

We donned our headtorch and delved deep into Santa's cavern to find some top gifts for the outdoor enthusiast in your life.

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