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Cockermouth team enjoys comedy evening after rescue of Bill Bailey's dog

Mountain rescuers enjoyed an evening of comedy after a risky operation to bring an errant animal to safety.

Lake District felltop assessors resume Helvellyn climbs as winter service begins

The Lake District’s two felltop assessors will resume work next week, as they take it in turns to make the journey to the summit of England’s third highest mountain.

Mountaineering council unveils paths and litter campaign at Kendal festival

The body that represents hillwalkers, climbers and mountaineers south of the border revealed it will launch a major campaign next year to help Britain’s upland paths.

Penrith team rescues shepherd stuck on crag above Haweswater

Mountain rescuers went to the aid of a Lake District shepherd who got stuck on steep ground after he slipped.

Lost walker rescued after Great Gable Remembrance Day event

A walker was rescued when he got lost after attending a Remembrance Day ceremony on a Lake District mountain.

Langdale camper rescued after breaking ankle

An Army trainee was stretchered from a Lake District fell after breaking his ankle. The man was camping above Stickle Tarn on Wednesday when he inj...

Walker airlifted from Helvellyn slopes after dislocating shoulder

A walker was airlifted from a Lake District fell after dislocating her shoulder in a fall. The 52-year-old woman was near the summit of Helvellyn w...

Bloodied Lakes walker Christopher Green found 300 miles away in London

A man who sparked a major search after he was seen with his face covered in blood on a Lake District fell has been found safe more than 300 miles away.

Search begins after police concern for blood-covered Borrowdale walker

Police say they are concerned for a man seen walking on a Lake District footpath with blood on his face.

Friends of Lake District welcome refusal of plans to double size of wind turbines

Campaigners have welcomed planners’ decision to turn down an application to replace turbines at an existing windfarm with ones more than twice the height.

Sale of Blencathra in the balance as agents contradict Friends group

Confusion surrounds the future of a Lake District mountain after conflicting reports of its potential sale.

Lake District walker dies after collapsing on Cat Bells

A walker has died after collapsing on a popular Lake District fell. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was alerted about 12.10pm on Saturday when the man...

North York Moors walker Stephen Gibson still missing after 30-hour search

A huge search failed to find a walker who went missing on the North York Moors. Scarborough and Ryedale Mountain Rescue Team members stood down at ...

Job done: Eden fell-care volunteers rebuild wall and demolish cake

Volunteers working on a Lakeland project rebuilt a section of drystone wall and managed to demolish 300 pieces of cake.

Bow Fell walker airlifted to hospital after suffering heart attack

A walker was airlifted to hospital after suffering a heart attack on a Lake District mountain. The 68-year-old from Gloucestershire was on The Band...

Dave Freeborn wins award for mountain rescue film as edited version released

A mountain rescuer who jointly directed a short film about the movement has received an award. Dave Freeborn produced and co-directed the promotion...

Police appeal for sightings of bloodied Borrowdale walker Christopher Green

Police are appealing for information about a man who has gone missing in the Lake District. Christopher Green, 21, of Cleator Moor in west Cumbria,...

Author Bill Bryson backs campaign to keep giant pylons out of Lake District

A leading author and outdoors activist has backed a campaign to keep giant electricity pylons out of a national park.

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