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Two cavers rescued after getting lost in Ease Gill system

Two men were rescued after getting lost underground on a caving trip in the western Dales. The pair were reported overdue yesterday evening when th...

Brecon Beacons caver rescued from Llangattock after underground injury

A woman was airlifted from a south Wales hillside after injuring herself on a caving trip. The 51-year-old, from Wiltshire, was with a group in cav...

Envirotrek clean-up volunteers bag Derwent Water rubbish in second event

A chair leg, old pottery, tent poles and flip-flops were among the debris cleared from a Lake District beauty spot by volunteers.

Keen-sponsored hill clean-up will take place in Peak and Lake Districts

Outdoor enthusiasts are being offered the chance to clean up the environment and join in action pursuits for a second year.

Hypothermic potholer rescued from Old Ing Cave in Yorkshire Dales

A caver was treated for hypothermia after being rescued from a Yorkshire Dales system. The 45-year-old was on a through trip from Old Ing Cave to D...

Activity licensing reform on hold as Scots and Welsh reject abolition

Plans to abolish the body that oversees safety for children’s outdoor activities in England have been ‘paused’.

Scottish outdoor fans urged to make views known as threat of regulation looms

The body representing climbers and hillwalkers north of the border is urging clubs and individuals to make their view known on plans to regulate adventurous activities.

Sheriff praises 'great team' during rescue visit

The Queen’s law representative praised the work of a volunteer rescue team during a visit to the organisation’s headquarters.

Criminals' cash will buy gear for rescue team's junior club

A rescue team’s junior club will be able to buy outdoor gear, thanks to criminals’ cash. North Yorkshire Police donated £2,040 to the Outdoor ...

Ten-hour overnight rescue for caving pair trapped in Providence Pot system

More than 40 rescuers were involved in an overnight operation to free two cavers trapped underground in the Yorkshire Dales.

Yorkshire cavers' £20,000 grant will be used to build training area

Cavers in the Yorkshire Dales will be able to practise in the warmth and dry thanks to an Olympic legacy.

Volunteers collect 25 bags of rubbish in Peak District Envirotrek clean-up

A fork stuck in a tree, discarded tent poles and numerous disposable barbecues were among items cleared from the national park countryside in the first of a series of clean-ups.

Ten years on, Kate Ashbrook recalls victory in 'Hoogstraten path' case

The reopening of Framfield footpath number nine may not sound much like milestone in the struggle for walkers’ access.

European mountain clean-up event comes to the Peak District

Outdoor enthusiasts are being offered the chance to clean up the environment as a Europe-wide scheme is extended to the UK for the first time.

Three Peaks walker rescued after ankle injury

A walker tackling the Yorkshire Three Peaks had to be rescued after injuring herself on the route. The 38-year-old woman injured her ankle yesterda...

Kayak tragedy city urges Government to keep adventure licensing

A councillor from the city which lost four teenagers in a kayaking tragedy has started an e-petition calling on the Government to halt the proposed abolition of statutory licensing for adventure activities.

The great outdoors in 2011: the year in view

Our customary look-back at the past year provides a mix of triumph and controversy; tragedy and humour, with a few heroic acts.

Charity aims to get lads into the outdoors for Christmas

A charity aimed at getting gay and bisexual men involved in the great outdoors is urging men to swap bars and booze for the mountains and rivers of Britain for their Christmas festivities.


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