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Three art works unveiled as part of Lomond scenic routes project

Three works of art have been unveiled to encourage visitors to appreciate the landscape of Scotland’s first national park.

25 June 2014

Rescuers use boat to reach injured Lakeland walker

A rescue team used its boat to reach a walker who suffered a leg injury. The 67-year-old woman was walking on the path that follows the eastern sho...

25 June 2014

Exhausted walker rescued from Pennine Way on Bleaklow

A walker was rescued from the Pennine Way in the Peak District after succumbing to dehydration and fatigue.

24 June 2014

Cautious welcome as one fifth of Scotland declared 'wild land'

Ramblers, mountaineers and conservationists welcomed the Scottish Government’s new policy that designates almost a fifth of the nation as wild land.

23 June 2014

Three lost walkers rescued from Lakeland fells in night operation

Three badly prepared walkers had to be rescued after getting lost in the dark on the fells above Coniston.

23 June 2014

Sticks Pass mountain biker airlifted after injuring himself in crash

An injured mountain biker was airlifted from a Lake District mountainside after falling from his machine.

22 June 2014

Steve Birkinshaw smashes Joss Naylor's Wainwrights record by 12 hours

Long-distance specialist Steve Birkinshaw has smashed the record for a round of the Lake District’s 214 Wainwright fells.

20 June 2014

Runner Steve Birkinshaw on track to beat Wainwrights record tonight

Ultrarunner Steve Birkinshaw is on schedule to break the record late today for the fastest round of all 214 Wainwright fells in the Lake District.

20 June 2014

Trust bosses' plea after Mar Lodge fire probe points to campers' barbecue

A wildfire that engulfed part of a National Trust for Scotland estate in the Cairngorms was probably started by careless use of a barbecue.

19 June 2014

Eight-stone rottweiler coaxed from Snowdonia cliff as walkers rescued

An eight-stone rottweiler had to be rescued from a Snowdonia crag after getting stuck with its owner.

25 June 2014

War of words breaks out over Blencathra community asset bid deadline

A group which wants to register a Lake District mountain as a community asset says a council has reneged on a pledge to deal with the application before the closing date for the fell’s sale.

25 June 2014

Walker injured in fall on Old Man of Coniston

A walker was rescued after falling and injuring himself on a Lake District fell. The 78-year-old man from Buckinghamshire suffered head injuries wh...

24 June 2014

Man suffers multiple injuries in 200ft fall from Grasmoor scramble route

A man suffered multiple injuries in a 200ft fall while scrambling in the Lake District. The 23-year-old local man fell from Grasmoor today while ta...

22 June 2014

Newfoundland dog dies of heat exhaustion on Lake District fell

Mountain rescuers were called out to recover the body of a large dog that collapsed and died on a Lake District fell.

23 June 2014

Walker airlifted from Scale Force after breaking ankle

A walker was rescued from a Lake District fell after breaking her ankle in a fall. The 72-year-old from Cockermouth was walking near Scale Force ab...

22 June 2014

Two injured Lake District climbers rescued after separate falls

Two climbers were airlifted to hospital after suffering injuries in separate falls in the Lake District.

20 June 2014

Injured man airlifted from Carnedd Llewelyn after night on mountain

A man was rescued from a Snowdonia mountain after spending the night on the hill. The 77-year-old man was found by a passing walker at lunchtime on...

19 June 2014

Climber injured in fall from Shepherds Crag in Borrowdale

A climber was injured after falling from a route in the Lake District. The woman was attempting the climb on the North Buttress on Shepherds Crag i...

19 June 2014

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