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Iconic Swedish brand Primus celebrates 125 years

Back in 1892 FW Lindqvist and JV Svenson created the world’s first soot-free kerosene stove in their small blacksmith workshop in central Stockholm and aptly called it Primus (meaning first).

Yorkshire Dales walker dies after collapsing on Pen-y-ghent

A walker has died after collapsing on one of Yorkshire’s Three Peaks. The 68-year-old had started his descent after summiting Pen-y-ghent on Satu...

Treetop Trek firm opens talks on building Thirlmere zipwire in Lake District

The company that abandoned plans for a zipwire in the Lake District is proposing setting up a similar facility elsewhere in the national park.

'Soulless and unwelcoming' no more: Dubs Hut re-opens after bothies charity's work

A ‘soulless and unwelcoming’ former mining hut in the Lake District has been transformed into a more welcoming shelter for outdoor enthusiasts.

On test: 25 to 40 litre rucksacks reviewed

Which daysacks performed best in the great British countryside? We put 14 to the test to help you decide...

Rescuers use app to find 'lucky lad' who fell 60ft in search for Priest's Hole cave

A mountain rescue team leader used a mobile phone app to help save a walker’s life after he fell 60ft down a Lake District mountain.

Rescuers in dusk-to-dawn operation to bring injured Snowdonia climber to safety

A Snowdonia rescue team undertook a 7½-hour night-time operation to bring a climber to safety after he was injured while abseiling.

Duddon and Furness rescuers prepare for mammoth charity stretcher carry

Two mountain rescuers will tackle a mammoth stretcher-carry spanning their team’s patch. Will Reed and Tom Fairchild, who are both members of the...

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.

'Learn to navigate' advice after rescuers sent to wrong Lakeland mountain to aid walkers

A Lake District rescue team extolled the advantages of being able to navigate after it was sent to the wrong mountain to aid two walkers with dogs.

Milestone reached as Natural England says it's working on all parts of coastal path

Government agency Natural England says it is now officially working on the whole length of the planned England Coast Path.

Walker suffering heart attack among six bank-holiday callouts for Ogwen team

Several walkers, climbers and a man suffering from a suspected heart attack were among those rescued over a busy bank holiday weekend by a team in Snowdonia.

Cadair Idris walker airlifted to hospital after serious finger injury

A woman was airlifted from a Snowdonia mountain after suffering a serious injury to her finger. Rescuers examining her realised she risked losing t...

Police appeal after man injured in Tan Hill Inn campsite fracas

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was injured in a disturbance at a campsite at Britain’s highest pub.

Nikwax marks anniversary by announcing 40 years of carbon-neutral operations

Nick Brown, founder of the waterproofing brand, says by the end of the year, all 40 years of its carbon production will be offset.

Police plea to hill-goers to prepare properly after spate of rescues

Police and outdoors experts are urging walkers to plan their trips into the mountains properly after a spate of rescue callouts.

Rescuers: Lake District rockfall incident on Great End 'could have been fatal'

Rescuers who spent more than seven hours bringing a group to safety on a Lake District fell said someone could have died in the incident.

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...

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