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North Yorkshire raptor persecution continues as another dead red kite found

North Yorkshire’s unenviable reputation for raptor persecution continued as police revealed another red kite has been shot.

Construction giant Tarmac chips in to fund Peak District volunteering

A construction company has chipped in to help fund a national park’s volunteer scheme. Tarmac is donating £100,000 to enable the Peak District a...

Is using your GPS gadget on the mountains a threat to your life?

Could your incredibly accurate little GPS receiver be a threat to your life? That’s a question posed by a mountain expert who said the increasing...

On test: walking trousers reviewed

Ten pairs of walking trousers put to the test for comfort and performance...

Climber Shauna Coxsey sets her sights on bouldering title after third gold

A British climber is on her way to becoming the bouldering world champion after her third successive gold medal in an international series.

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.

Tweed Valley rescuers complete purchase of former Melrose fire station

Mountain rescuers have bought a former fire station in the Scottish Borders to replace their present base which they have outgrown.

Here's a great half-price offer on grough route to mark our 10th birthday!

Grough is 10 years old! Our domain name was first registered in April 2006 and shortly after this we started posting stories and features on our on...

Get your outdoor clothing fixed at Patagonia's Worn Wear Tour workshops

Have you just bust a zip on that favourite waterproof jacket? Or ripped those comfortable trousers while tackling a gnarly scramble?...

Last chance for outdoor fans to enter weekend's Yorkshire Three Peaks walks

National park bosses have issued a final call for outdoor enthusiasts willing to put their heart and soles into a challenge event this weekend.

Scotland's national parks seek volunteer walkers to 'adopt' mountain paths

Walkers are being asked to ‘adopt’ paths in Scotland’s two national parks. The Mountains and the People project will also see 36 traineeships...

Trade body Outdoor Industries Association gives qualified support to remaining in EU

The umbrella body representing Britain’s outdoor industries has given its qualified support to the UK remaining in the European Union.

Cricket ball injury among a hat-trick of callouts for Patterdale rescue team

A mountain rescue team was called to aid a spectator at a cricket match after she was hit on the head by the ball.

Calder Valley rescuers retrace route of ill fated blizzard worker to mark 50th year

A rescue team marked its 50th anniversary with a walk along the fateful moorland route taken by a reservoir keeper whose death led to the setting up of the group.

Outdoor fans urged to don 'toorie' hats for Lomond Tom Weir event

Outdoor enthusiasts are invited to congregate in a national park this weekend to commemorate one of Scotland’s best loved mountain men.

Peak clean-up volunteers will get chance to try weaselling

Outdoor fans will be able to try a little weaselling as a reward for their clean-up efforts in a national park.

Peak District marks Charlotte Brontë date with open weekend at North Lees Hall

A national park is preparing to mark a literary milestone by opening up a historic house. North Lees Hall in the Peak District will open its doors ...

Should you buy a satellite emergency device before heading for the hills?

Outdoor enthusiasts can now buy satellite devices to alert authorities if they get into trouble. Mountain expert Heather Morning looks at whether you ...

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