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Mountain rescuers are on the lookout for ex-team members as they prepare to celebrate the organisation’s half-century.

Aberdeen Mountain Rescue Team will hold a celebration evening in September and is appealing to former volunteers to come forward if they would like to join in the event

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Otley Chevin climber airlifted after falling 40ft while abseiling

A climber was airlifted to hospital after suffering suspected spinal injuries in a 40ft fall at a West Yorkshire crag.

Mountain rescuers' callout to 'SOS lights' finds rescue team on exercise

A mountain rescue called out to a north Wales hillside after reports of flashing lights found another rescue team was carrying out a training exercise.

Skiddaw film crew's flares prompt mountain rescue callout

Mountain rescuers responding to reports of distress flares being seen on a Lake District mountain found a film crew using them during their shoot.

Cumbria police warn they will prosecute Devil's Bridge jumpers

Police warned that they will prosecute anyone found jumping from a bridge at a Cumbrian beauty spot. Cumbria Constabulary said people leaping from ...

RSPB welcomes Marks and Spencer stores' grouse sales suspension

One of the UK’s top retailers said it won’t stock red grouse in its stores this year. Marks & Spencer said it could not guarantee a respons...

Patterdale mountain rescuers use boat to reach injured walker

Mountain rescuers launched their specialist boat to reach an injured walker in the Lake District. The 60-year-old man, from Worcestershire, slipped...

Walkers urged to take care not to start wildfires as hot spell continues

Walkers and outdoor enthusiasts are being urged to take care not to start moorland fires as temperatures continue to soar.

Walker rescued after getting stuck on Lake District ledge

A walker was rescued after getting stuck on a Lake District hillside. The 57-year-old, from London, was unable to continue after getting stranded o...

Ultra athletes gear up for this weekend's Lakeland 100 and 50 races

An athlete who began his running career with a five-mile fun event to raise cash for his son’s football team will this weekend tackle a gruelling 100-mile course over the Lake District’s mountain passes.

Hill sleuth Myrddyn goes in search of the 'missing' Berwyn mountain

Amateur hill surveyor Myrddyn Phillips finally nails the height of a peak that was overlooked by OS until walkers stumbled across it 25 years ago.

On test: Coleman Aravis 2 lightweight tent

Coleman's new two-person tent offers lightweight camping for backpackers on a tight budget...

Pen-y-ghent from Foxup

For anyone fancying a longer walk up Pen-y-ghent, this 10-mile stroll from the end of Littondale provides a different approach to one of Yorkshire's Three Peaks.

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