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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.

North Yorkshire Police is also asking for the public’s help to spot illegal traps and poisoned bait while out walking

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Hillwalker missing after fall on Lochaber munro Beinn a' Chaorainn

Rescuers are searching for a hillwalker who has been reported missing in Lochaber. Police were alerted at 3.50pm on Sunday after the man was report...

Searches fail to find walker Neil Gibson as rescuers brave high avalanche risk

Searches by rescue teams over the weekend have failed to find a missing walker and his dog in the Highlands.

Mountaineering council annual meeting put back two months for review changes

The annual meeting of the British Mountaineering Council is likely to be put back by two months to allow further consultation on proposed governance changes.

Lakeland walker rescued after injuring ankle on Styhead path

A walker was rescued from a Lake District fell after injuring herself. The 55-year-old was walking with a group of friends on the Sty Head path abo...

Rescuers battle nine hours to save walker stranded with frozen feet on Cairngorms peak

Rescuers battled for nine hours to bring to safety a walker stranded in a blizzard on a Highlands munro.

Rescuers find body of walker Alan Gibson as search continues for his brother Neil

Rescuers searching for two missing brothers who went missing in the Highlands have found a body. Police Scotland said the man has been formally ide...

Police release pictures of brothers missing on Strathcarron walking trip

Police have released pictures of the two hillwalkers who have gone missing in the Highlands. Alan Gibson and his brother Neil were reported missing...

Great North Air Ambulance link speeds life-and-death decisions for injured outdoor fans

Seriously ill and injured casualties in the North-West of England could receive a quicker helicopter response after ambulance staff agreed to a charity monitoring emergency calls.

Teams search for brothers Alan and Neil Gibson, missing after Strathcarron walk

Two brothers have gone missing while walking in the Scottish Highlands. Police said searches for the men are continuing in the Strathcarron area af...

We join Lake District felltop assessor Zac Poulton to brush up our winter skills

Fancy brushing up your winter mountain skills with an expert? We took to the hill with one of the Lake District's felltop assessors...

On test: Lowe Alpine Aeon 27 rucksack reviewed

A daysack aimed at walkers, climbers and mountain bikers: how did this new model from rucksack experts Lowe Alpine perform?.

Follow in the Brontë sisters' footsteps to Top Withins, inspiration for Wuthering Heights

Take to the romantic wild Brontë moors, home to Cathy and Heathcliff, on this walk starting in the hilltop village of Haworth in West Yorkshire .

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