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Volunteer rescuers in the Peak District have appealed to those heading to the countryside to plan and prepare for their outings, after the number of callouts more than tripled.

The Peak District Mountain Rescue Organisation, the umbrella group for eight teams in the area, said there had been a 363 per cent increase in incidents since lockdown was eased

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Yorkshire Dales walker dies after being injured by cattle

A walker has died after being injured by cattle in the Yorkshire Dales. The Cave Rescue Organisation was called out about 1.35pm on Saturday at the...

Cyclist taken to hospital after crashing at Honister Pass bridge

A cyclist was taken to hospital after crashing on the Honister Pass in the Lake District. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 4.10pm ...

Avalanche training trust appeals to hillgoers to join 'round-up' fundraising app

A charity that helps provide avalanche training is appealing to outdoor enthusiasts to sign up for a scheme that collects ‘rounded-up’ payments from purchases.

Team dons 'unbearably hot' protective gear to rescue injured Malham walker

Rescuers had to don full protective gear in ‘unbearably hot’ conditions after a walker injured herself in the Yorkshire Dales.

Dartmoor national park rangers face abuse from anti-social visitors

Rangers in Dartmoor have faced abuse from irresponsible visitors as lockdown rules are eased. The national park authority said the behaviour is una...

Peak District boss calls for visitors' respect as litter piles up

The boss of the Peak District national park has pleaded with visitors to respect the countryside as numbers coming to the area increase with lockdown easing.

Welsh teams' advice as lockdown eased: consider self-rescue on the hills

Rescuers in Wales have issued advice for walkers and outdoor enthusiasts as the government announced a slight easing of lockdown from Monday.

Mountaineering Scotland welcomes 'first step' on Covid-19 lockdown easing

Mountaineering Scotland has welcomed the news of a slight easing of lockdown north of the border. But it said the Holyrood government’s moves are...

Dead buzzard in North Yorkshire blackspot had four pesticides in body

A dead buzzard discovered in a raptor-persecution blackspot had four different pesticides in its body.

Ingleborough Hall steps into the stretch zone for outdoor learning during lockdown

Staff at a Yorkshire Dales outdoor education centre have had to step outside their comfort zone as the Covid-19 lockdown completely changes their approach to outdoor learning.

On test: AKU Serai mountaineering boots reviewed

High-end insulated boots for high-end mountain trips; how did they 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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