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Family of tragic kayaker Dominic Jackson in push to boost locator beacon use

The family of a kayaker whose body was found on the Caithness coast after a major search has launched a campaign to encourage the use of personal locator beacons.

More than 60 volunteers battle blizzards in 10-hour rescue of Cheviots walkers

More than 60 volunteer mountain rescuers had to battle through waist-deep snowdrifts to reach a large group who got into difficulties in the Cheviots.

Breariach climber injured in second Highland avalanche

A climber has been injured in a second avalanche in the Scottish Highlands. Braemar Mountain Rescue Team was called out on Saturday evening after t...

Praise for Western Beacons rescuers as new defibrillator saves heart-attack man

Mountain rescuers said a newly acquired defibrillator saved the life of a man who had a heart attack in the Brecon Beacons.

Mountain and lowland teams share in £1m government handout for water rescues

Mountain and search and rescue teams will receive more than a quarter of a million pounds from the Westminster Government to help them carry out water rescues.

Coastguard Sikorsky rescue helicopters grounded after safety concern

Coastguard helicopters that take part in mountain rescue operations were grounded following safety concerns after an incident on a North Sea oil platform.

Daughter leads tributes to Mark Bowling who died in Aonach Beag fall

The daughter of a man who died in a fall on a Lochaber munro said he was an experienced and passionate climber.

Be prepared for Arctic conditions, rescuers warn Snowdon walkers

One of Britain’s busiest rescue teams has reminded walkers heading for the mountains to expect Arctic conditions.

Young hero mountaineers 'half-carry' hypothermic Cairngorms walker to safety

Rescuers have praised as heroes two young mountaineers who helped carry a hypothermic walker from a wintry Highland peak after finding him on the hillside.

Injured walker rescued from remote Coigach coastal path

A walker was rescued from a remote coastal path in north-west Scotland after suffering an injury. Dundonnell Mountain Rescue Team was called out ab...

Police plead with volunteers to take care in search for missing kayaker Dominic Jackson

Police searching for a missing kayaker have pleaded with volunteers not to put their own lives in danger in their efforts to find him.

Three injured climbers taken to hospital after Ben Nevis avalanche

Three climbers were rescued after being injured in an avalanche on Britain’s highest mountain. Police Scotland said officers received a report of...

Neil Parnell named as man who died after fall from Bristly Ridge on Glyder Fach

A man who died in a fall on a Snowdonia mountain has been named. Neil Parnell fell from Bristly Ridge on Glyder Fach on Saturday...

Four walkers rescued from Ben Lomond in 'challenging' weather

Two walkers were airlifted and another pair brought to safety by rescuers after getting stuck in severe weather on Scotland’s most southerly munro.

Woman and son rescued after getting stuck in Great End gully

A woman and her son were rescued after getting into difficulties on the Scafell range. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was alerted about 3.05pm on Mon...

Highland walker dies after falling on Aonach Beag

A man has died after falling on a Lochaber mountain. The walker was descending from the summit of Aonach Beag with a companion on Thursday when the...

New £20m rescue helicopter due to arrive at Coastguard Lee-on-Solent base

A new search and rescue helicopter will go into service on the south coast in spring. The £20m AgustaWestland AW189 is one of two that will be bas...

Rescuers: walkers lost overnight on Cairn Gorm 'very lucky' to survive

Rescuers said a couple lost overnight on New Year’s Day in Arctic conditions on the Cairn Gorm plateau were very lucky to survive.

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