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Police issue water warning after deaths during Lomond national park's 'worst weekend'

Police in Scotland have warned of the dangers of entering lochs and rivers after a number of people died in water incidents over the weekend.

25 July 2021

Back-to-back callouts for Western Beacons rescuers in waterfall country

A team in the Brecon Beacons had back-to-back callouts in waterfall country on Thursday. Police alerted Western Beacons Mountain Rescue Team about ...

23 July 2021

Body found after mountain rescuers join search for Brothers Water swimmer

Mountain rescuers used their two inflatable boats as part of a major operation to search for a man reported missing in Brothers Water.

22 July 2021

Three rescues in one callout for Lake District team

A Lake District team completed three rescue missions in one callout. Cockermouth Mountain Rescue Team was alerted at 11.40am on Saturday when a wal...

20 July 2021

Rescuers called out to Càrn nan Gobhar after two walkers take a tumble

Two walkers were rescued from a Highland mountain after taking a tumble. One of them was stretchered from Càrn nan Gobhar after suffering a leg in...

19 July 2021

Mountain bothies in England to reopen as Covid-19 restrictions end

Buildings in England that are in the care of the Mountain Bothies Association will reopen to the public from Monday.

18 July 2021

Experts warn Google Maps Ben Nevis route is 'potentially life-threatening'

Mountain experts are warning walkers could be led into dangerous steep terrain if they attempt to ascend Ben Nevis using a route on Google Maps.

15 July 2021

Medics call out rescuers after one of their group seriously injured in Lakeland fall

A group of medics called out mountain rescue after one of their party suffered serious leg and wrist injuries in a fall on a Lake District hill.

14 July 2021

Lakeland walker dies after collapsing on Skiddaw

A walker has died after collapsing on a Lake District mountain. The man was heading to the summit of Skiddaw on Saturday when the incident occurred...

12 July 2021

Rescuers complete mission to free flock of sheep trapped on ledge for a week

Volunteers from a Lake District rescue team retrieved a group of sheep that had been marooned on a crag in hot weather without water for at least a week.

25 July 2021

Right to roam campaigners plan mass trespass on Brighton Downs

Campaigners are planning what they are calling a peaceful mass trespass on the Brighton Downs to press for better access to the countryside.

22 July 2021

Snowdonia rescuers kept busy as weather tempts visitors onto the hills

Rescuers from a Snowdonia team were called out three times recently as good weather tempted people onto the hills.

20 July 2021

Rescuers searching for missing Lakeland walker find man's body

Rescuers searching for a missing walker in the Lake District discovered a man’s body. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 10.35pm o...

20 July 2021

John Kelly abandons Wainwrights record attempt on third day of challenge

Athlete John Kelly has abandoned his attempt to set a new record for running the Wainwrights. Searing heat and problems with his feet forced him to...

19 July 2021

New attempt on Wainwrights record underway as John Kelly starts run in heatwave

The season of attempts on long-distance records continues with a new bid to complete the Wainwright fells in a fastest time.

17 July 2021

Visitors urged to enjoy outdoors responsibly as Scotland readies for heatwave

Authorities in Scotland are urging the public to respect the outdoors environment as the nation readies itself for an expected weekend heatwave.

15 July 2021

Rescuers issue advice after lost walkers call for help from Fisherfield peak

Rescuers in the Highlands stressed the need for groups to stay together on the hills, after three walkers reported themselves lost.

12 July 2021

Ordnance Survey reveals 70 per cent of young people rate their own map skills

Most young people are confident they can read maps, according to research commissioned by Ordnance Survey.

12 July 2021

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