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Ramblers give £10,000 for repairs to Peak District path linked to access pioneer

Ramblers have donated £10,000 towards the improvement of a footpath leading to a Peak District hill with connections to a pioneering access campaigner.

Ramblers pay tribute to Jerry Pearlman, who paved the way for right-to-roam law

Campaigners have paid tribute to a luminary of the outdoor access movement who died recently. Jerry Pearlman’s work paved the way for the right-t...

New Mend Our Mountains campaign gets underway with Peak District walk

A group of walkers took to the Peak District hills to help kick off an ambitious appeal to raise £1m to improve some of Britain’s most popular paths.

Yorkshire Dales report points finger at grouse moors for bird of prey decline

A report compiled by national park bosses in the Yorkshire Dales points a finger at the management of grouse moors for the decline in birds of prey in their areas.

Red alert for snow and wind issued for south-west England and south Wales

A second red weather warning has been issued by the Met Office. The red alert, which means there is a danger to life, covers parts of south-west En...

North Yorkshire Police launch 'Operation Owl' to crack down on raptor persecution

Police in the county with the worst record in England for raptor persecution are stepping up their fight to catch criminals responsible for killing birds of prey.

Ill equipped hypothermic Dartmoor walker 'very lucky' to be found by rescuers

Rescuers who were called out to find a lost Dartmoor walker said she was very lucky to have been found when she was, as her condition was deteriorating in bad weather.

Family with two small children rescued after getting lost in dark on Cat Bells

Rescuers said a family caught out in darkness on a Lake District peak could have avoided getting into difficulties if they had started out earlier and taken torches.

Cumbrian council rules Kirkby Moor windfarm must be dismantled as planned

Planners in Cumbria have ruled a windfarm near the boundary of the Lake District national park must be dismantled when its current consent runs out.

Praise for Duke of Edinburgh's team in eight-hour rescue on Peak District hill

Rescuers have praised a group of young people who ‘did all the right things’ after two of them were injured on a Peak District moorland.

Hypothermic cyclist among those helped as Calder Valley team goes on snow patrol

A hypothermic mountain biker and a coach-load of stranded passengers on a high Pennine road were among numerous people helped by a rescue team over the weekend.

Calder Valley team's four-legged members retire after more than 10 years' service

Two long-serving members of a rescue team have retired after numerous missions. Four-legged friends Nell and Pepper have each assisted the Calder V...

Raptor toll continues as dead sparrowhawk found and tagged hen harrier vanishes

Police are appealing for information after a bird of prey was shot and another raptor disappeared in separate incidents.

FOI request reveals planning officer recommended Thirlmere zipwire refusal

Lake District bosses have revealed the national park’s planning officer had recommended rejection of the plans for zipwires across Thirlmere.

Extra events added to national parks' Dark Skies Festival as demand grows

Organisers of the upcoming Dark Skies Festival in some of England’s national parks have arranged extra events to cope with increased demand.

UPDATED: six rescue team volunteers recognised in New Year Honours

Members of rescue teams have been recognised in the New Year Honours. Five rescuers have been appointed MBEs and a sixth will receive a British Emp...

Body of caver found after search by rescuers on Yorkshire Dales fell

Rescuers searching for a missing caver in the Yorkshire Dales have found the body of a man. The Clapham-based Cave Rescue Organisation was called o...

Dartmoor kayaker dies after getting trapped under tree in River Dart

A kayaker has died after getting trapped under a partly submerged tree on a Dartmoor river. Members of Dartmoor Search and Rescue Team Ashburton we...

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