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Yorkshire Dales planners approve plans for snack shack on Ingleborough bridleway

National park bosses have approved plans for a snack shack on a walkers’ route up one of the Yorkshire Three Peaks.

17 May 2022

Walker airlifted from Helvellyn after falling 30ft from Striding Edge

A walker was airlifted to hospital from Helvellyn after suffering serious leg injuries when he fell from Striding Edge.

13 May 2022

Runner Carol Morgan attempts complete round of Wainwrights

Hot on the heels of American runner John Kelly’s record-breaking round of the Wainwright fells comes another attempt to complete the route, this time by Irish athlete Carol Morgan.

12 May 2022

Runner John Kelly sets new record for completing round of Wainwright fells

Runner John Kelly has set a new record for completing a round of the Wainwright fells. The American long-distance specialist arrived back in Keswic...

07 May 2022

Luxury £15,000 trail-run organisers accused of damaging Arran mountain

Organisers of a ‘luxury’ ultrarunning event in Scotland have been widely criticised for marking parts of the course with yellow paint.

03 May 2022

Peak District team condemns group who hit climber with rock thrown from crag

Rescuers said the behaviour of a group who threw a large stone off a Peak District crag, hitting a climber below, could have had fatal consequences.

01 May 2022

Brennan Townshend and Sarah McCormack take Three Peaks Race winners' trophies

Runner Brennan Townshend took victory in the Three Peaks Race, finishing just nine minutes outside the course record.

01 May 2022

Four ex-winners expected among 600-plus field for Saturday's Three Peaks Race

Hundreds of runners will be hoofing up and down the hills of the Yorkshire Dales this weekend, as the Three Peaks Race returns to its traditional spring slot.

28 April 2022

Man suffers injury within sight of practising Lakeland rescue dog-handlers

A man was rescued after injuring himself with sight of search-dog handlers who were training nearby. The incident happened near Low Snab Farm in th...

24 April 2022

Carol Morgan completes Wainwrights to join sub-seven-days club

Carol Morgan has completed her round of the Wainwright fells, arriving back at Keswick early on Saturday evening.

14 May 2022

Police appeal for sightings of Sutherland walker Glyn Smith

Police in the Highlands are appealing for information on a walker who hasn’t been seen for almost three weeks.

12 May 2022

Rescuers called out twice as Coast to Coast walkers hit by bad weather

Rescuers were called out twice in two days to aid groups attempting the Coast to Coast Walk who got into difficulties on the Lake District fells.

12 May 2022

Outdoor firms Terra Nova and Lyon Equipment hand ownership to workers

Two major outdoors companies have transferred their ownership to their workers. Terra Nova Equipment and Lyon Equipment have both formed employee o...

06 May 2022

Runner John Kelly kicks off another attempt on Wainwrights record

Endurance runner John Kelly is attempting a record-breaking round of the Wainwrights before he heads back to his home in the USA.

02 May 2022

Rescuers continue search for walker Derek Hepburn, missing in Highlands

Volunteers from Dundonnell Mountain Rescue Team have spent two days searching for a walker who has been missing for a week.

01 May 2022

Blencathra couple rescued after straying from route on Sharp Edge

Two walkers were rescued after straying onto steep terrain on Blencathra. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was called out shortly before 4pm on Thursda...

29 April 2022

England needs a Scotland access model, Caroline Lucas tells Kinder 90 gathering

England should adopt a Scottish model of access to the countryside, the UK’s only Green MP said. Caroline Lucas addressed a gathering at the week...

25 April 2022

Team uses technical rope system to rescue climber from Peak District quarry

Mountain rescuers used a technical rope system to extricate a climber who suffered injuries when he fell more than 20ft in a Peak District quarry.

23 April 2022

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