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Exhibition marks Mountain Ash Paul Robeson concert

Image caption Paul Robeson joined a 1938 concert which paid tribute to 33 Welsh men who died during the Spanish Civil War The 80th anniversary of a concert featuring singer and civil rights activist Paul…

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Foel Penolau: How a Welsh hill became a mountain

Image copyright Myrddyn Philips Image caption Surveyor Myrddyn Phillips said the popularity of Foel Penolau might increase now it has been upgraded to a mountain Two Welshmen went up a hill, but came down a…


CairnGorm Mountain: Businessman’s offer to troubled site

Image copyright CairnGorm Mountain Image caption CairnGorm Mountain Ltd was placed into administration last week A snowsports business boss has offered his help to haul CairnGorm Mountain Ltd (CML) out of administration. Jamie Smith runs…



Woman dies after Glen Etive mountain incident

A woman has died and another person, reported to be her daughter, is being treated in hospital following a mountaineering incident. Members of Glencoe Mountain Rescue team assisted by a Coastguard helicopter had been called…


2019 World Cup: Lyn Jones’ Russia ‘have mountain to climb’

A former flanker, Lyn Jones made five appearances for Wales Welsh coach Lyn Jones says his Russia side “have a mountain to climb” after being given a place in the 2019 Rugby World Cup. Russia…


Hillwalker describes ‘brocken spectre’ on Glen Coe mountain

Image copyright Carol Purcell Image caption Carol Purcell’s brocken spectre on Bidean nam Bian in Glen Coe A hillwalker has described her experience of a weather effect, known as a brocken spectre, above the clouds…


Welsh Mountain Zoo tiger Budi treated for toothache

Image copyright Welsh Mountain Zoo Image caption Open wide: The procedure took three hours to set up and a further two hours to complete A daring dentist was called in to help treat a tiger…


Search and rescue contract criticised by mountain volunteers

Image copyright Press Association Archive Image caption The MCA said HM Coastguard may support missions under some circumstances Four of Scotland’s mountain rescue teams have criticised a new contract for search and rescue helicopters. The…


Police officers hurt in Mountain Ash disturbance

Image copyright Google Image caption The trouble centred around Darran Road, Mountain Ash, on Saturday night Police were attacked and injured following a disturbance involving more than 30 youths in the Cynon Valley. Three officers…


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