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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...

03 September 2017

Lost walkers, injured caver and a potholing sheep keep Yorkshire Dales rescue team busy

Two walkers attempting a challenge route were rescued after getting lost in the dark. The two 25-yeaer-old women reported themselves benighted betw...

04 June 2017

Rescuers called to aid 'smelly' casualty trapped on Dales hillside

A team of rescuers was called to deal with a trapped casualty, described as ‘smelly’. Upper Wharfedale Fell Rescue Association was alerted on S...

26 July 2015

Injured Gordale walker crawls to ambulance after Yorkshire Dales fall

An injured walker crawled to a waiting ambulance after falling into a ravine in the Yorkshire Dales. Rescuers were called out today after the incid...

07 June 2015

Orienteer airlifted from Claife Heights after leg injury

A woman taking part in an orienteering event in the Lake District had to be rescued when she fell and injured her leg.

10 March 2015

Rescuers find schoolboy who came down Snowdonia peak by seat of pants

Mountain rescuers were called out to find a missing schoolboy who made the descent of a Snowdonia mountain by the seat of his pants.

22 June 2013

Ramblers' advice to walkers after cattle attack

The Ramblers are advising walkers to take care in the countryside where there is livestock. A dog was killed and its owner injured when they were a...

10 June 2013

Plea to outdoor enthusiasts to follow code after sheep poisoning

National park bosses have urged outdoor enthusiasts to follow the Countryside Code after seven sheep died when someone propped open a bridleway gate.

13 March 2012

Sheepish crag trio in early-morning rescue

A mountain rescue team was called to three sheepish adventurers stuck on a crag early today. Members of the Edale Mountain Rescue Team were alerted...

27 February 2011

Aberdyfi team rescues sheepish casualty from old mine shaft

Rescuers were called to help a casualty left looking sheepish after falling down old mine workings. Members of Aberdyfi Search and Rescue Team had ...

14 July 2017

Lost Glenridding walkers brought to safety after being chased by sheep

Two walkers were rescued after getting lost in the dark when they were chased by a pair of sheep. The men were found about 200m from where they had...

02 August 2015

Lakeland sheep with a liking for swimming proves a challenge for Penrith rescuers

A woolly friend who decided to go for a swim in Lake District reservoir provided a challenge for mountain rescuers.

21 June 2015

Attacks on sheep prompt warning to Peak District dog walkers

Dog walkers in the Peak District are being urged to keep their pets on a lead after attacks on sheep.

10 March 2015

Plea to keep dogs under control after Lake District sheep attack

National park bosses have pleaded with dog owners to keep their pets under control after sheep were attacked and injured.

05 February 2014

Duke of Edinburgh's Award walker suffers spine injury on Kinder Scout

A woman on a Duke of Edinburgh’s Award expedition suffered a serious injury after falling on the Peak District’s highest hill.

18 June 2013

Mauled sheep lead to national park dog-walking warning

National park bosses have reminded dog owners to keep their pets on a short lead during the breeding season.

15 March 2012

Plea to walkers to keep dogs on lead after sheep die in attack

Police are warning walkers with dogs to keep their animals under control after an attack led to the death of nine sheep.

25 February 2012

Dales walkers urged to keep dogs under control

Dog owners were reminded to keep their pets under close control as the lambing season gets underway in the Yorkshire Dales.

19 March 2010

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