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Jez Bragg leads strong field of contenders for this year's Dragon's Back race

Top ultrarunning athlete Jez Bragg has confirmed he will tackle this year’s Dragon’s Back race, one of the toughest on the calendar.

17 June 2015

Keswick team rescues man from Bassenthwaite Lake after pair's drinking session

Rescuers have warned outdoor fans not to mix alcohol and water after they were called to help a man stranded on a lake after a drinking session.

16 June 2015

Adam Perry abandons attempt to run 78 Lakeland summits in 24 hours

Ultrarunner Adam Perry had to abandon his attempt to break an 18-year-old Lake District record. The Helm Hill Runners member was aiming to complete...

15 June 2015

Peak District fellrunner rescued after breaking leg on Kinder Scout

A fellrunner was rescued from a Peak District hill after suffering a suspected broken leg. The man was taking part in an organised event when he lo...

14 June 2015

Walker rescued from Sgŵd Gwladus waterfall after becoming unwell

A walker was rescued after becoming unwell while walking at a south Wales beauty spot. The man was with his wife near the Sgŵd Gwladus waterfall, ...

12 June 2015

Llanberis Mountain Rescue Team put out of action as thieves damage three vehicles

A mountain rescue team has been put out of action after thieves damaged three of its vehicles. Llanberis Mountain Rescue Team, one of the busiest i...

09 June 2015

Pennine climber rescued after getting stuck on Blackstone Edge

A climber had to be rescued after getting stuck on a Pennine crag. A police helicopter was used to fly a rescue team member to the site on Blacksto...

08 June 2015

Lakeland mountain biker airlifted to hospital after being found unconscious in wood

A mountain biker was airlifted to hospital after he was found in woodland in the Lake District. Cockermouth Mountain Rescue Team was called out abo...

07 June 2015

Mountain rescuers risk their lives to save swimmer as two die in Llanberis river

Two men have died after getting into difficulties while swimming in a Snowdonia river. Two others were taken to hospital after the incident at the ...

07 June 2015

North York Moors authority creates new access route for Cleveland rescue team

A rescue team will be able to reach one of its incident hotspots more easily after it teamed up with a national park to create a route for its vehicles.

16 June 2015

More than 200 climbers help raise £36,000 for Nepal with 'Everest' ascent

Climbers have scaled more than the height of Everest to raise cash for victims of the Nepal earthquakes.

15 June 2015

Exhausted walker rescued from Black Sail youth hostel

A walker suffering from heat exhaustion was rescued from a remote Lake District hostel. The woman, from Kent, called for help from Black Sail youth...

15 June 2015

Three mountain rescuers awarded MBE in Queen's Birthday Honours

Three mountain rescuers will have a trip to Buckingham Palace after being recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours.

12 June 2015

Injured Peak District climber among three callouts for Edale rescuers

A climber suffered back and face injuries when he fell from a Peak District crag. The 22-year-old man was climbing at Lawrence Field near Hathersag...

10 June 2015

Major search by 60 rescuers fails to find missing Steall walker Eric Cyl

A major search involving more than 60 rescuers at the weekend failed to find missing walker Eric Cyl.

08 June 2015

Rescuer captures old and new as RAF Sea King passes Coastguard helicopter

A rescue team leader managed to capture the old and the new as he was joined by volunteers from across Snowdonia for a training session.

08 June 2015

Injured Gordale walker crawls to ambulance after Yorkshire Dales fall

An injured walker crawled to a waiting ambulance after falling into a ravine in the Yorkshire Dales. Rescuers were called out today after the incid...

07 June 2015

Midnight walk up Blencathra by 150 people raises £5,000 for Nepal appeal

A midnight walk by 150 people up a Lake District mountain is likely to raise £5,000 for victims of the Nepal earthquakes.

06 June 2015

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