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Charity receives £½m boost to help people with dementia get outdoors

A charity that helps people with dementia get outdoors has received a cash boost. The Big Lottery Fund has given almost half a million pounds to De...

Ten-hour rescue of lost woman among five Saturday callouts for Ogwen Valley team

Rescuers in the Ogwen Valley in north Wales were involved in a 10-hour operation to bring a 73-year-old woman and her son to safety after they got lost on the Glyderau range.

Ordnance Survey study reveals most hillgoers unprepared for emergencies

A study by Britain’s national mapping agency has revealed many hillgoers are clueless about what to do if things went wrong.

Injured, lost and stuck walkers keep Cockermouth rescuers busy with three callouts

A walker on the Coast to Coast route was airlifted from a Lake District fell after injuring herself. The visitor from Western Australia hurt her an...

John Muir Trust launches Keep it Wild campaign to protect Scotland's wildernesses

The John Muir Trust conservation charity has launched a campaign to protect Scotland’s wild lands which, it says, face the threat of industrial-scale developments.

Aberdyfi rescuer tells of team's physical and mental challenges in two fatal incidents

A rescue team member has spoken of the difficulties faced by volunteers after their involvement in two fatal incidents.

Ramblers urge would-be MPs to back their Manifesto for a Walking Britain

The next government should reward landowners who go beyond their legal obligations to provide access to the public, Britain’s largest walkers’ charity said.

Police appeal as tests reveal Yorkshire Dales buzzard found near Malham was shot

Police in North Yorkshire are appealing for information after a dead buzzard was found in the Yorkshire Dales.

Shot Dentdale buzzard likely to make full recovery

A buzzard that was found with gunshot wounds in the Yorkshire Dales is expected to make a full recovery.

Patterdale team stalwart elected president of national mountain rescue body

A stalwart of the Patterdale team has been elected president of the national body for mountain rescue in England and Wales.

On test: waterproof jackets reviewed

Anyone venturing into the outdoors should have a good waterproof jacket with them. See how 13 different brands performed in our exhaustive test...

Climber Shauna Coxsey clinches second bouldering title with Navi Mumbai win

British climber Shauna Coxsey has clinched the bouldering world cup title for the second year running.

Mountain Bothies Association takes over Lingy Hut in northern Lake District

The Mountain Bothies Association has taken over responsibility for a hut in the northern Lake District.

Lost walkers, injured caver and a potholing sheep keep Yorkshire Dales rescue team busy

Two walkers attempting a challenge route were rescued after getting lost in the dark. The two 25-yeaer-old women reported themselves benighted betw...

Scots Government acts as report finds link between grouse shooting and eagle losses

The Scottish Government will look at licensing grouse shooting after a report showed a strong link between the disappearances of golden eagles and shooting estates.

Marcus Scotney and Carol Morgan clinch wins in hard-fought Dragon's Back Race

Ultrarunner Marcus Scotney overcame injury worries to clinch victory in the gruelling Berghaus Dragon’s Back Race.

Columbia agrees to kit out 2,000 national park staff over next five years

Outdoors brand Columbia will kit out up to 2,000 national park staff with clothing in a five-year partnership.

John Muir Trust calls for reforms after paying £50,000 costs to SSE over Stronelairg

A conservation charity has called for reform of the planning process after it had to pay £50,000 to an energy company.

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