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Lakeland campers rescued after getting trapped by floodwater in Borrowdale

A couple camping in the Lake District were rescued after they woke in the early hours to find their tent floating in flood water.

Walker and dog rescued after straying on to steep landslip near Keswick

A walker was rescued after getting stuck on steep ground at the site of a landslide in the Lake District.

Keswick's flood-hit youth hostel reopens after £½m investment

A Lake District youth hostel that was flooded during Storm Desmond in 2015 has officially reopened. YHA Keswick has been restored following a £500...

Mountain rescue teams on standby as North Sea coast towns face flooding

Mountain rescue teams are on standby to help communities along the North Sea coast in anticipation of flooding.

Injured Peak District mountain biker meets lifesaving 'mystery walker'

A mountain biker was reunited with a walker who helped save his life after a Peak District accident. Shyamenda Purslow spent weeks in intensive car...

Lyon Equipment donates gear to replace stolen Kingsdale cave safety line

A leading outdoor gear company has stepped in to help a rescue team whose vital safety equipment was stolen from a Yorkshire Dales cave.

Environment professionals challenge Government to keep standards after EU vote

An environmental body has called on the UK Government to retain or improve protection following the country’s vote to leave the European Union.

Time is running out to pledge cash to Mend Our Mountains crowdfunder

Time is running out for outdoor fans to pledge their cash to help a crowdfunding effort to repair some of England and Wales’s most popular mountain paths.

£5,000 charity grant will boost Woodhead Mountain Rescue Team's flood gear

A charity linked to a construction company has boosted a mountain rescue team’s funds. The £5,000 donation to the Woodhead team in South Yorkshi...

Whitehall announces opening of OS data but little cheer for outdoor sector

The Westminster Government has announced a limited freeing of part of Ordnance Survey’s extensive database covering the whole of Great Britain.

New Cumbria National Trust boss Jeremy Barlow makes pledge on landscape

The man who has taken over the National Trust’s operations in Cumbria says rebuilding the memorial cairn on top of England’s highest mountain is among the charity’s key tasks this year.

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.

Calder Valley rescuers prepare for future floods with £13,000 gear and training boost

A rescue team based in an area repeatedly hit by flooding has invested £13,000 in equipment and training to help in future incidents.

Mend Our Mountains-funded work begins with Exmoor footpath restoration

Footpath repairs supported by a crowdfunding project have begun on Exmoor. A section of a route near Chains Combe in Exmoor national park is the fi...

Rescuers condemn theft of safety gear installed in Yorkshire Dales cave for festival

Vital safety equipment placed underground in the Yorkshire Dales by a rescue team has been stolen. The Clapham-based Cave Rescue Organisation conde...

More biker callouts as England and Wales mountain rescue figures rise

The number of mountain rescue incidents in England and Wales increased last year, bucking a trend of declining callouts.

Tragedy and comedy as Cockermouth rescuers clock up second-busiest year

A Lake District mountain rescue team had its second-busiest on record in 2015, with 76 callouts recorded in the year.

Scottish mountain rescuers deny split as three teams question organisation's 'focus'

Mountain rescuers in Scotland have denied the movement is about to split, after the three busiest teams expressed dissatisfaction with the way its umbrella body was operating.

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