Peak District

Rescuers' plea after team helps fight Peak District fires

Mountain rescue volunteers helped put out a fire started in the Peak District by unthinking visitors.

05 August 2018

Yorkshire Dales national park bosses urge vigilance as wildfire risk rises

Another national park has warned of the risks of fire as the prolonged hot, dry weather continues. Bosses at the Yorkshire Dales authority appealed...

27 June 2018

Julia Bradbury and Sam Thompson join walkers to light up Peak District ridge

Hundreds of walkers joined television celebrity Julia Bradbury in illuminating the Peak District hills.

23 May 2018

Outdoor fans offered free activities as reward for Peak District clean-up

Outdoor enthusiasts are being offered free activities – as a reward for cleaning up a national park.

03 April 2018

Glossop mountain rescuers join Christmas Day Corrie screen action

A mountain rescue team was involved in bringing a cliffhanger episode of one of Britain’s most popular soap operas to the screen on Christmas Day.

02 January 2018

Glossop mountain rescuers celebrate 60 years with look back at history

A rescue team marked 60 years’ service this weekend with a gathering at its base. Glossop Mountain Rescue Team has carried out hundreds of missio...

18 June 2017

Peak District boulderer injured in fall at Robin Hood's Stride

A boulderer was rescued after injuring himself at a Peak District crag. The 29-year-old from Nottingham fell at Robin Hood’s Stride near Birchove...

04 May 2017

Peak District walker airlifted after breaking leg on Thorpe Cloud

A walker was airlifted from a Peak District hillside after injuring herself. The 38-year-old Nottingham woman suffered a suspected broken leg when ...

19 April 2017

Mystery body found on Saddleworth Moor revealed as David Lytton

The identity of the body found on a remote Peak District track has been revealed. Police launched a worldwide quest to find out who the mystery man...

26 January 2017

Two Bleaklow walkers rescued after getting lost in failing light

Two walkers were rescued after getting lost as night fell on the Peak District’s second-highest hill.

01 August 2018

Peak District climber dies after fall at Horseshoe Quarry

A climber has died after falling at a Peak District Quarry. Edale and Buxton Mountain Rescue Teams were called out to the incident at Horseshoe Qua...

10 June 2018

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.

11 April 2018

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.

17 March 2018

Peak District climber airlifted after falling 30ft at Cratcliffe

A climber was airlifted from a Peak District crag after suffering multiple injuries in a fall. The 26-year-old from Newbold near Chesterfield, fell...

19 June 2017

Helpers aged from 12 weeks to 89 years join Peak District Pick and Play clean-up

More than 100 volunteers, aged from 12 weeks to 89 years old, joined in a Peak District clean-up event.

25 May 2017

New panel gives Peak District walkers a railway history lesson

Outdoor enthusiasts using a Peak District route can take a fresh look at its history, after the installation of a new information panel.

20 April 2017

Peak District incidents keep Glossop rescuers busy with four weekend callouts

A man was airlifted from a Peak District hillside after suffering a suspected broken leg. Glossop Mountain Rescue Team was called on Saturday to th...

07 March 2017

Team warns against using only phones for navigation after Bleaklow rescue

Rescuers warned walkers not to rely solely on mobile phones for their navigation after a couple had to be rescued from the slopes of the Peak District’s second-highest hill.

19 December 2016

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