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The OS are thinking of revising how latitude and longitude are represented on paper maps, to bring them into line with the system used by GPS. It may make a difference of mere millimetres, but they are canvassing opinion on the idea before taking it further. [ full story ]

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thumb Highland Council have refused planning permission for a controversial wind farm in the foothills of Ben Wyvis. The news has been... [ full story ]

thumb On Wednesday 10 September MPs will debate UK government policy on outdoor recreation. To make sure the matter gets the... [ full story ]

thumb The 2014 short list for the Boardman Tasker annual literature award has been announced. The overall winner of the award and... [ full story ]

thumb Runners are competing today in a gruelling race through the South Wales uplands, taking in the ten highest summits in the Brecon... [ full story ]

thumb After decades as a dream, the idea of a public footpath right around the English coastline looks set to become a reality... [ full story ]

thumb The main safety event in the Scottish calendar will be held in Stirling on 11 October. Mountain Safety Day 2014 will be attended... [ full story ]

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thumb Ever dreamt of working in America? It's never too early to make that dream a reality; apply to work in a Summer Camp in 2015!... [ full story ]

thumb AMG Group Ltd, an exciting multi-branded company (Vango, Force Ten, Lichfield Asolo, Fuel4, Trangia & Wayfayrer) and one of the... [ full story ]

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thumb The organisers of the 2014 European Outdoor Film Tour are today releasing the full programme for this year's tour which visits... [ full story ]

thumb Are you 1 in 100? Cavell Nurses' Trust challenges you to join them in Jasper National Park, Canada, 22nd – 29th August 2015, for... [ full story ]

thumb 'Kendal' is the biggest event of its type in the world and it's the main social event for outdoor enthusiasts in the UK. As ever... [ full story ]

thumb Leading film maker Alastair Lee presents the Brit Rock film tour, which has its world premier at Rheged on 2nd October [ full story ]

thumb Are you 1 in 100? Experience the climb of a lifetime! Be part of our 100 strong team, climbing Mount Edith Cavell in Jasper... [ full story ]

thumb 'It'll never happen to me' is a phrase I hear time and time again in this world. For some unknown reason, people hold the... [ full story ]

thumb The European Outdoor Film Tour (E.O.F.T.) will be back in the UK for the third year running this autumn with even more shows and... [ full story ]

thumb Details have been announced of plans to mark the 80th birthday of Sir Chris Bonington, the UK's most famous mountaineer and a... [ full story ]

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thumb With autumn rapidly approaching (clocks go back in a few short weeks folks) we thought it was an opportune time to spread some... [ full article ]

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