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Police issue penalties to Glen Coe walkers after rescuer injured in incident

Police issued fixed penalties to two walkers following an incident in which a rescuer was injured. Police Scotland said the pair travelled from Oba...

04 January 2021

Mountain rescuers saw surge in callouts as Covid-19 lockdown eased, figures reveal

Mountain rescuers in England and Wales saw large increases in the number of callouts during the first easing of lockdown in 2020.

01 January 2021

Welsh authorities plead: don't try to travel to our national parks

National park bosses in the Wales are urging the public to stick to the latest lockdown guidelines. Authorities in the three national parks pleaded...

31 December 2020

Mountain rescuers and outdoors broadcaster recognised in New Year Honours

Mountain rescuers have been recognised in the New Year Honours. Broadcaster and author Eric Robson has also been appointed an OBE. Mike Margeson...

31 December 2020

Rescue teams have busy Christmas Day aiding injured and lost walkers

Several rescue teams were in action on Christmas Day to help walkers and others in distress. Members of Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team were called...

26 December 2020

Berghaus rucksacks donation will help charity help homeless at Christmas

Outdoors brand Berghaus is helping a charity get essential supplies to homeless people at Christmas. The Sunderland-based company has donated 30 ru...

23 December 2020

Public urged to enjoy Scots nature reserves as record numbers visit during year

Record numbers of visitors have visited Scotland’s national nature reserves during the year. NatureScot, the official government body for the out...

21 December 2020

Westmorland Dales footbridge back in place after storms ripped it from supports

National park rangers have restored a footbridge in the Westmorland Dales after flood water lifted it from its supports earlier this year.

18 December 2020

Terry Abraham Helvellyn film-premiere auction raises £2,500 for Lakeland charities

An auction organised around the online premiere of Terry Abraham’s latest film raised almost £2,500 for two charities.

16 December 2020

Lakeland team warns police may attend rescues to check for lockdown breaches

Lake District rescuers have warned that police may attend incidents during lockdown to check on any possible breaches of rules.

04 January 2021

Happy New Year from grough!

The team at grough would like to wish everyone a happy New Year. It’s fair to say 2020 has been a year to remember but one that many will want to...

31 December 2020

Man rescued from Lake District fell after dislocating shoulder in fall

A man was rescued after suffering a dislocated shoulder while descending a Lake District fell. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was called out on Wedne...

31 December 2020

Lakeland rescuers issue 'stay at home' plea as area enters tier-four lockdown

Rescuers pleaded with visitors to stick to lockdown rules after a climber had to be rescued when he got stuck on a Lake District crag.

30 December 2020

Lakeland rescuers concerned as callouts rise 72 per cent, many to tier-three residents

Rescuers in the Lake District say they are concerned by the high number of incidents they have been called out to in December.

24 December 2020

Happy Christmas from grough!

Season's greetings from the team at grough. We hope you have a peaceful festive season and as enjoyable a Christmas time as you can in these extrao...

23 December 2020

Helvellyn walker suffers head injury in fall after Swirral Edge descent

A walker was rescued after injuring himself on the Helvellyn range. The man and his friend had descended from Swirral Edge on Saturday when he fell...

19 December 2020

Canine walker Walter rescued after surviving 160ft fall from Peak District ridge

A dog is recuperating after being rescued when it fell from a hillside in the Peak District. Edale Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 12.05p...

17 December 2020

Rescuers offer advice for staying safe on Cross Fell, the Pennines' highest hill

Rescuers in Cumbria have warned of the potential pitfalls of those venturing on to the highest hill in the Pennines.

16 December 2020

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