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Climber Doug Scott praises 'wonderful' £15,000 Keswick festival Nepal donations

A British climbing legend has praised organisers of fundraising events at a Lake District festival, which boosted an appeal for Nepal earthquake victims by almost £15,000.

Cyclist seriously injured in fall into ravine on Honister Pass

A cyclist was seriously injured when he fell down a ravine in the Lake District. The 38-year-old suffered head, chest and back injuries in the inci...

Campaigners 'overjoyed' at rejection of Lowther plans for White Moss 'visitor hub'

Britain’s oldest national conservation group has welcomed planners’ rejection for the second time of proposals for a ‘welcome hub’ in the Lake District.

Mountain rescuers called to critically injured Grizedale Forest motorbike pair

Mountain rescuers were called out to two off-road motorcyclists critically injured in a crash in a Lake District forest.

Mountaineer Alex MacIntyre biography One Day As A Tiger in awards shortlist

A biography of a mountaineer who died attempting a climb on Annapurna has been shortlisted for the British Sports Book Awards.

Walker stretchered from Sticks Pass after slip leads to foot injury

A walker was stretchered from a Lake District fell after injuring her foot in a slip. The 23-year-old Chinese visitor slipped while coming down a g...

Walkers aid woman stuck on Sharp Edge, Blencathra

A group of walkers helped a woman who was stuck on a notorious Lake District scramble route. The 27-year-old got cragfast on Sharp Edge on Blencath...

Walkers urged to join moonlit ascent of Blencathra to help Nepal quake victims

A team of mountain leaders is inviting outdoor fans to join them in a moonlit walk up a Lake District fell to raise funds for victims of the Nepal earthquake.

Cyclists will benefit from new hostel facilities in £¼m YHA project

Cyclists will benefit from a major investment at youth hostels across England and Wales. Internal and external bike locking facilities, bike pump s...

Five teams in major operation to find two walkers lost overnight on Scafell Pike

Two walkers who got lost overnight on England’s highest mountain were found after a major search involving five mountain rescue teams.

New Keswick exhibition tells story of first Kangchenjunga ascents

A new exhibition in the Lake District tells the story of the first ascent of a Himalayan peak 60 years ago.

Four-tonne paper bridge installed in Grisedale at foot of Helvellyn

Walkers in the Lake District have the chance to view an artistic addition to the landscape. The bright red PaperBridge straddles a beck in Grisedal...

Mountain biker seriously injured in high-speed crash in Whinlatter Forest

A mountain biker suffered serious injuries when he crashed at high speed on a Lake District track. The 45-year-old rider was on the North Loop of W...

Buttermere walker rescued after injuring ankle on fell

A walker was rescued from a Lake District fell after injuring herself when she slipped. The 59-year-old woman injured her ankle on the fell above B...

Rescuers warn of tricky Wainwright route after family gets stuck on Barf

Mountain rescuers are warning walkers of the difficulty of tackling a route described by Alfred Wainwright up a Lake District fell.

Paraglider critically injured in crash on Tarn Crag, Great Langdale

A paraglider suffered life-threatening injuries when he crashed on a Lake District fell. Langdale Ambleside Mountain Rescue Team was called out abo...

Part-time farmer Douglas Chalmers is new Friends of Lake District director

A conservation charity in Cumbria has a new director. Farmer Douglas Chalmers is the new head of the Friends of the Lake District, which represents...

Adam Perry posts third Fellsman win as Jasmin Paris sets new women's record

Three wins a row for Adam Perry, who finished at the head of a field of more than 300 entrants in the gruelling 60-mile Yorkshire Dales challenge.

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