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The latest outdoor news updated throughout the day courtesy of grough.co.uk
Tackling raptor persecution in Scotland a priority for wildlife cop Gavin Ross Fri, 15 Jan 2021 16:12:57
A newly appointed police officer with Scotland’s National Wildlife Crime Unit will make tackling raptor persecution, hare coursing and poaching his priorities.

PC Gavin Ross’s post as investigative support officer has been funded by NatureScot, the government’s advisory body on the outdoors

Yorkshire Dales bosses plead with public to respect guidelines on exercise Thu, 14 Jan 2021 21:40:28
National park bosses have again pleaded with the public to respect government guidelines and not travel to the Yorkshire Dales for their weekend exercise.

The national park authority said no-one should travel outside their local area to go walking

Blacks and Saxx launch online series to discuss male health and body taboos Mon, 11 Jan 2021 21:02:52
Men’s underwear brand Saxx has teamed up with retailer Blacks Outdoors to tackle traditionally taboo subjects online.

The two companies said A Brief Discussion aims to break down barriers and lessen the stigma surrounding male body image, mental health, sexuality and pressure to be a man

Police criticise ill equipped Rochdale couple rescued from wintry Ingleborough Mon, 11 Jan 2021 20:13:09
Police in the Yorkshire Dales have criticised a couple who had to be rescued from the summit of Ingleborough in wintry conditions on Sunday.

Officers said the two walkers, who had travelled to the area from Rochdale, were incredibly lucky to escape injury

Group rescued after travelling to Bleaklow air crash site and getting lost Sun, 10 Jan 2021 21:14:10
Four people who went searching for an aircraft crash site in winter conditions were rescued from the Peak District’s second highest hill.

Glossop Mountain Rescue Team, which went to the group’s aid on Saturday, said the rescued party came from outside the area

Lockdown forces Spine Race organisers to abandon planned winter races Fri, 08 Jan 2021 21:37:08
Organisers of the Montane Spine Race have abandoned the winter challenges because of Covid-19 lockdowns.

The Spine Race normally takes place during January along the whole length of the Pennine Way

Moel Famau walkers rescued after getting caught out by wintry weather Fri, 08 Jan 2021 21:21:56
Two walkers were rescued after getting into difficulties on their local hill in wintry conditions.

The pair became disoriented in an area north-west of Moel Famau in the Clwydian Range in north Wales

Lakeland rescuers: only call us out if you’re seriously injured or ill Fri, 08 Jan 2021 13:41:46
Mountain rescuers in the Lake District have appealed to hillgoers only to request help if they are seriously injured or ill.

The umbrella body for 12 Cumbrian teams said those with minor injuries may have to make their own way to hospital once rescuers have got them safely off the hill

Snowdonia bosses close car parks in reponse to flouting of lockdown rules Thu, 07 Jan 2021 21:05:12
Snowdonia’s national park bosses have closed all the authority’s car parks.

The move came in response to widespread flouting of lockdown rules by people in the area with concern over new variant Covid-19 cases

Yorkshire Dales bosses urge public not to travel to area during lockdown Wed, 06 Jan 2021 11:42:38
National park bosses in the Yorkshire Dales have urged people not to visit the area during the latest lockdown.

Many residents in the area are in the most vulnerable group at risk if they contract Covid-19, they said

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