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Alex Waddington collects 10 bags of rubbish on Peak District Spin and Bin ride

A cyclist has completed a 108-mile clean-up journey in the Peak District. Alex Waddington was due to complete his Spin and Bin on the day of the su...

On test: Rab Mythic Ultra sleeping bag reviewed

This recently introduced ultralight sleeping bag from Rab is ideal for fast-and-light travellers; with lockdown easing and camping on the horizon, we offer our thoughts.

Cyclist Alex Waddington plans 100-mile clean-up challenge across Peak District

A cyclist plans to hit the saddle for 16-hours in a challenge to clean up the Peak District. Alex Waddington will tackle more than 100 miles of hil...

Trust plans to re-open Scottish countryside sites but reveals 400 jobs at risk

The National Trust for Scotland is preparing to re-open some of its properties as the Scottish Government continues its easing of lockdown.

Six callouts in three hours for Edale rescuers as visitors descend on Peak District

A Peak District rescue team was called out six times in three hours at the weekend as visitors flocked to the national park and surrounding areas.

Peak District boss calls for visitors' respect as litter piles up

The boss of the Peak District national park has pleaded with visitors to respect the countryside as numbers coming to the area increase with lockdown easing.

Mountaineering Scotland welcomes 'first step' on Covid-19 lockdown easing

Mountaineering Scotland has welcomed the news of a slight easing of lockdown north of the border. But it said the Holyrood government’s moves are...

Lakeland teams warn: be prepared for longer wait for rescue during Covid-19 crisis

Rescuers in the Lake District are warning the public it will take longer to reach them if they need help during the coronavirus crisis.

Mountain bothies remain closed despite some Covid-19 lockdown easing

The charity that looks after more than a hundred rudimentary hill shelters said they remain closed because of the coronavirus crisis.

Calder Valley rescuers have busiest day in their history on hottest day of year

A West Yorkshire rescue team had the busiest day in its history on the hottest day of the year so far.

Lakeland rescuers plead with hillgoers to stay within limits after rise in callouts

Rescuers in the Lake District have appealed to hillgoers to know their limits and stay in them. The plea follows a sharp rise in the number of call...

Calder Valley rescuers' finances under pressure as lockdown sees callouts increase

A rescue team which has bucked the trend and seen an increase in callouts is appealing to the public to stay within their capabilities when exercising.

Peak District countryside owners unite for 'no barbecues' message

Groups across the Peak District have come together to emphasise the message that barbecues are not allowed on open countryside across the national park.

Avalanche training trust appeals to hillgoers to join 'round-up' fundraising app

A charity that helps provide avalanche training is appealing to outdoor enthusiasts to sign up for a scheme that collects ‘rounded-up’ payments from purchases.

Welsh teams' advice as lockdown eased: consider self-rescue on the hills

Rescuers in Wales have issued advice for walkers and outdoor enthusiasts as the government announced a slight easing of lockdown from Monday.

Dartmoor bosses warn soaring temperatures mean high fire risk for national park

Bosses in Dartmoor are warning visitors the area is at an increased risk of wildfires. The national park authority and Devon and Somerset Fire and ...

Yorkshire Dales visitors can 'clear their heads' but Cumbria not ready for large influx

National park bosses in the Yorkshire Dales said the area would be a place where key workers and members of households could come to exercise over the coming bank holiday weekend.

Outdoor companies respond to Covid-19 crisis with donations and PPE products

Outdoor brands have been responding to the coronavirus crisis by turning their attention to the particular needs of the public and professionals while fighting the spread of Covid-19.


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