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Great North Air Ambulance appeals for help with cost of new helicopter

A charity whose helicopters have flown to the aid of numerous outdoors enthusiasts is appealing to the public to help fund a replacement aircraft.

Dave Morris and Mikayla Parton honoured in Fort William fesitval awards

A long-time campaigner for outdoors rights has been recognised for his work. Former Ramblers Scotland director Dave Morris has received the Scottis...

Rescuers plead with public not to put themselves in harm's way

Rescuers have pleaded with walkers to think carefully before they head out for their daily exercise. Calder Valley Search and Rescue Team said memb...

On test: Komperdell Carbon Expedition FXP4 Vario walking poles reviewed

Self-deploying folding poles from the Austrian brand that snap into locked position make for rapid availability when needed.

Experts urge hill-goers to stay within limits in Scotland's 'best and worst' winter

Mountain experts are warning hill-goers in Scotland to stay within their limits while winter conditions prevail.

Snowdonia bosses close car parks in reponse to flouting of lockdown rules

Snowdonia’s national park bosses have closed all the authority’s car parks. The move came in response to widespread flouting of lockdown rules ...

Three rescues in same day for Bowland team as winter takes hold

Rescuers in Lancashire were called out three times in one day as winter conditions gripped the area. Bowland Pennine Mountain Rescue Team received ...

Lakeland rescuers issue 'stay at home' plea as area enters tier-four lockdown

Rescuers pleaded with visitors to stick to lockdown rules after a climber had to be rescued when he got stuck on a Lake District crag.

Westmorland Dales footbridge back in place after storms ripped it from supports

National park rangers have restored a footbridge in the Westmorland Dales after flood water lifted it from its supports earlier this year.

Covid fines for pair with young child who pitched tent on Yorkshire cliff edge

Two people who pitched their tent next to unstable cliffs on the North Yorkshire coast have been given fixed penalties for breaking lockdown legislation.

Yorkshire Dales bosses remind public lockdown travel restrictions still in force

National park bosses in the Yorkshire Dales have urged people not to jump the gun by travelling to the area as pressure to ease lockdown grows.

Rescuers aim to raise £½m for injured Patterdale team member Chris Lewis

Mountain rescuers have set up an online fundraising page to support a team member who was seriously injured in a callout.

Police plea to public not to be tempted by Snowdonia's snowy peaks during lockdown

Police are urging people who may be tempted to travel to the Snowdonia mountains by the prospect of snow-covered peaks not to break Covid-19 regulations.

On test: insulated jackets reviewed

As the mercury drops, an insulated jacket becomes a hill essential. So we've been out and about for the past few weeks to see how well nine different ...

Rescuer Stuart King honoured for helping save life of fallen Creag Meagaidh climber

A Northumberland mountain rescuer has been honoured for his part in helping save a man’s life in a climbing incident in Scotland.

Mountain rescuers and outdoors broadcaster recognised in New Year Honours

Mountain rescuers have been recognised in the New Year Honours. Broadcaster and author Eric Robson has also been appointed an OBE...

Rescue teams have busy Christmas Day aiding injured and lost walkers

Several rescue teams were in action on Christmas Day to help walkers and others in distress. Members of Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team were called...

Rescuers offer advice for staying safe on Cross Fell, the Pennines' highest hill

Rescuers in Cumbria have warned of the potential pitfalls of those venturing on to the highest hill in the Pennines.


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