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Police appeal after goshawk seen being killed in North York Moors cage trap Thu, 16 Jul 2020 13:04:18
Police in North Yorkshire are appealing for information after being passed a video of what appears to be the illegal killing of a bird of prey.

Officer said the footage shows a goshawk being caught in a cage trap at a site on Howl Moor near Goathland in the North York Moors national park

Another record falls as John Kelly posts fastest time for running Pennine Way Thu, 16 Jul 2020 11:22:46
Another endurance record has fallen with ultrarunner John Kelly posting a new fastest time for running the Pennine Way.

Kelly, who won this year’s Montane Spine Race along the route, arrived at Kirk Yetholm in the Scottish Borders at 2.46am on Thursday

North-east rescuers have busy spell with four rural and urban callouts Wed, 15 Jul 2020 20:18:02
Rescue teams in north-east England responded to four callouts in a week, following the easing of coronavirus lockdown.

Volunteers from Northumberland National Park and North of Tyne Mountain Rescue Teams were alerted when a young mountain biker suffered potentially serious injuries in the Wooler Common area of Northumberland national park

Busy time for Edale rescuers with five callouts in 12 hours Wed, 15 Jul 2020 19:53:45
Rescuers in the Peak District had one of their busiest days in recent times, with five callouts beginning in the early hours of Sunday and ending more than 12 hours later.

Edale Mountain Rescue Team was alerted, along with colleagues from the Buxton, Kinder and Glossop teams to the first incident at 3.30am

Lakeland mountain biker dies after incident on Walna Scar track Wed, 15 Jul 2020 19:17:19
A mountain biker has died after an incident on a Lake District track.

Rescuers said the man was with a group of experienced bikers descending the Walna Scar Road track near Coniston on Sunday at the time

Police plead with hill-goers to go prepared after four rescues in southern Highlands Mon, 13 Jul 2020 20:18:55
Police in the southern Highlands have urged hillgoers to plan ahead and go properly equipped, after a series of mountain rescue callouts to injured walkers.

Teams have been called out four times recently to incidents in the Loch Lomond and The Trossachs area

Sabrina Verjee ‘happy and relieved’ after posting first female Wainwrights record Mon, 13 Jul 2020 13:17:50
Record-breaking ultrarunner Sabrina Verjee said she is happy and relieved to have completed her continuous round of the Wainwrights.

She entered the record books on Sunday evening as the first known woman to have run all 214 fells in one round

Sabrina Verjee completes continuous run of 214 Wainwright fells Sun, 12 Jul 2020 20:02:22
Ultrarunner Sabrina Verjee has completed her round of all the Wainwrights.

The 39-year-old arrived back in Keswick on Sunday evening after summiting the 214 fells in one continuous round

Woman airlifted from hillside after falling near Lake Vyrnwy Sun, 12 Jul 2020 18:21:15
A woman was winched from a Powys beauty spot after injuring herself in a fall.

Aberdyfi Search and Rescue Team was alerted shortly after 4.30pm on Saturday to an incident at Lake Vyrnwy

Runner Kim Collison beats Lakeland 24-hour record that stood for 23 years Sun, 12 Jul 2020 13:51:05
Ultrarunner Kim Collison has broken a Lakeland record that has stood for 23 years.

Collison summited 78 Lake District fells in 24 hours, extending by one the number achieved by Mark Hartell in 1997

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