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Organisers of the 2024 Olympic Games want to include sport climbing in the event.

The discipline is already scheduled for the 2020 Tokyo games, but the committee behind the following event, which will be staged in Paris, are proposing climbing again form part of the major sporting competition

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Filtration firm LifeSaver teams up with Manchester University on graphene project

Water filter manufacturer LifeSaver has teamed up with scientists at the University of Manchester to research the uses of graphene in providing clean water.

Buxton team first in England and Wales to gain CAA approval for drone use in rescues

A Peak District team said it is the first mountain rescue team in England and Wales to be granted approval to use drones in its operations.

'Tolkeinesque' Dragon's Back photo comes top in national parks 70th anniversary contest

A ‘Tolkeinesque’ view of a Peak District hill has been judged top photo in a competition marking the 70th anniversary of the foundation of national parks in England and Wales.

Group will install new Blencathra summit ring after raising £1,000

A group that launched an online appeal to raise cash to replace a missing Lakeland summit marker will install a replica after reaching its target.

Mountaineers welcome Glen Etive planners' move to walk in James Bond's steps

Mountaineers have welcomed a decision by Highland planners to walk in the steps of James Bond actors Daniel Craig and Dame Judy Dench.

From Ben Nevis to Annapurna: Cicerone celebrates 50 years of publishing

One of the best known publishers in the outdoor world is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. Kendal-based Cicerone was founded by two marri...

Watch brand Elliot Brown raises £14,000 for mountain rescue with sales of special model

An upmarket watch brand has raised thousands of pounds for mountain rescuers through sales of its products.

Dales planners order removal of 'alien features' pods at campsite near Hawes

Planners in the Yorkshire Dales have agreed to take enforcement action against the operators of a camping and caravanning site.

Lakeland walker airlifted after suffering injury on Grisedale Pike

A walker was airlifted from a Lake District fell after injuring an ankle. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was joined by colleagues from the Cockermout...

Climber Shauna Coxsey puts injury behind her with sights on Olympic glory

A hand injury kept climber Shauna Coxsey out of competition this year, but the bouldering star has her sights set on Olympic glory.

Bird charity benefits from sales of Country Innovations Avocet jacket

The RSPB will receive a donation from each sale of a waterproof jacket designed for birdwatchers and photographers.

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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