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RAF Sea King nears end of service as three rescue teams aid injured biker

Three mountain rescue teams worked with an RAF Sea King helicopter for perhaps the last time when a motorcyclist was injured at a remote site near the Scottish border.

Mountain biker airlifted to hospital after crashing near Cockermouth

A mountain biker was rescued after injuring herself when she fell from her machine in Lake District woodland.

Six-hour rescue for fallen Scafell Pike walker

An injured walker was rescued from a Lake District mountain in a six-hour operation involving two teams and a Royal Navy helicopter crew.

Race team urges walkers to hit the hills to see the Lakes Sky Ultra race action

Organisers of the inaugural Lakes Sky Ultra race are encouraging spectators to hit the hills to see competitors tackle the course.

Elderly pair rescued after getting stuck on Sharp Edge on Blencathra

Two walkers were rescued after getting stuck on a notorious Lake District ridge. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 2.35pm on Sunday...

Last training session with RAF Sea Kings for Lakeland mountain rescuers

Mountain rescuers in the Lake District are staging their final training day with the military Sea King search and rescue helicopters of the RAF.

Scafell Pike rescue stretcher box contents found strewn across mountainside

Vital lifesaving equipment was left strewn across the slopes of England’s highest mountain after a mountain rescue stretcher box was emptied.

Film-maker Terry Abraham to speak at Friends of Lake District lecture

Film-maker Terry Abraham will speak at the annual lecture of a Lakeland conservation group. The self-taught cinematographer will deliver his talk a...

Coniston rescuers need your vote to help them reduce its carbon footprint

A busy team of rescuers is appealing to outdoor fans to help it reduce its carbon footprint. Coniston Mountain Rescue Team has been shortlisted to ...

Campaigners welcome withdrawal of Thirlmere fells fence plans

Campaigners have welcomed a decision to withdraw plans for fencing on a Lake District common. United Utilities said it wants to carry out consultat...

Walker, 70, knocked unconscious in fall on St Sunday Crag

A walker was airlifted from a Lake District mountain after being knocked unconscious when she fell. The 71-year-old from Preston in Lancashire suff...

Safety warning follows rescue of walkers who strayed from Wastwater Screes

Two walkers were rescued after getting stuck on steep ground on a Lake District fell. Wasdale Mountain Rescue Team was called out on Tuesday to a r...

Five bank holiday weekend rescues keep Keswick team busy

A Lake District rescue team was kept busy over the bank holiday weekend with five callouts to walkers and mountain bikers.

'Bring your cowbells' say organisers of gnarly, hardcore Lakes Sky Ultra race

Runners in a new skyrunning event in the Lake District are being promised it will be ‘gnarly, hardcore and awesome’.

Queen's Highland stable among 100 bothies available to outdoor fans

Did you know you can stay in one of the Queen’s properties, free of charge? It’s hardly palatial, but the Gelder Shiel Stable on the Balmoral E...

Labrador Archie survives 150ft fall from Sharp Edge with only minor cuts

A dog escaped serious injury after falling 150ft (46m) from a Lake District ridge. Rescuers said the black labrador, Archie, had a lucky escape whe...

Dad rescued after mountain biking fall in Whinlatter Forest

A mountain biker was rescued from a Lake District forest after injuring himself when he came off his machine.

Woman airlifted from Grizedale Forest after cycle crash

A cyclist was airlifted from a Lake District forest after she injured herself in a crash. Coniston Mountain Rescue Team was called out at 1.20pm to...


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