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Lakeland walkers rescued after getting lost on Stony Cove Pike

Two walkers had to be led to safety after getting lost in mist on a Lake District fell. The pair called 999 after becoming disoriented on Stony Cov...

Walna Scar walker rescued after injuring ankle in fall

A walker was rescued from a Lake District fellside after falling and injuring herself. Coniston Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 12.30pm o...

'Fortunate' walker, 62, survives cold night on Scafell Pike range

A walker was described by rescuers as ‘very fortunate’ after surviving a cold night on England’s highest mountain range.

Runner Steve Birkinshaw backs festival appeal to repair Cat Bells storm damage

An ultrarunner who broke the record for summiting all of Alfred Wainwright’s Lakeland fells joined teams repairing flood damage on one of the most popular hills described by the author.

Children at heart of Government plans to boost England's national parks

The Westminster Government has announced plans to boost the number of children visiting England’s national parks.

Criminals target Great North Air Ambulance charity in burglary

Thieves have hit a charity whose helicopters regularly rescue stricken outdoor enthusiasts. Burglars broke into the headquarters of the Great North...

Air ambulance doctor Simon Le Clerc heads stateside to research new treatment

A flying doctor involved in rescues of stricken outdoor enthusiasts is jetting across the Atlantic to investigate a lifesaving treatment.

Coniston footpath and Highland rewilding schemes contend for €30,000 grant

Two British projects are in the running to win a major grant in a European competition. A scheme to repair a badly eroded path up the Old Man of Co...

Mountain rescuer comes across injured woman while walking dogs on Barrow

An injured walker was rescued from a Lake District fell after a rescue team member came across her while walking her dogs.

Search dogs and animal shelter benefit from £12,000 Wainwright Society handout

Four-legged charities were the beneficiaries of cash handouts from aficionados of the late author Alfred Wainwright.

Two Lakeland walkers injured in separate incidents at Scale Force

Rescuers were called out twice in two days to a Lake District beauty spot where walkers had injured themselves in separate incidents.

Tattoo you, sir: retailer George Fisher offers new outdoors body art service

Walkers who want a permanent reminder of their favourite outdoor sight will be able to use a Lake District retailer’s service with a difference.

Felltop assessor reports extended as winter returns to Lake District

The Lake District’s service to monitor mountain-top conditions has been extended due to the arrival of late snow this week.

Walker interviewed by police after Helvellyn rescue

Rescuers said a walker was interviewed by police after being stretchered from a Lake District fell. Two teams were alerted after reports of an inju...

Seriously injured Lakeland walker rescued after cries for help heard

A man was airlifted to hospital after being knocked unconscious when he fell up to 100ft from a Lake District fell.

Rescuers' winter warning after 'extremely lucky' man survives Striding Edge fall

Rescuers warned the Lake District’s mountains are still in the grip of winter after being called out to England’s third-highest mountain for the second time in 24 hours.

Outdoor fans urged to help BMC's Mend Our Mountains crowdfunding path scheme

Outdoor enthusiasts are being invited to help crowdfund repairs to some of England and Wales’s most used upland paths.

Injured Lakeland paraglider Dave Tighe meets rescuers who saved his life

A man who cheated death when he crashed into a Lake District fell while paragliding returned to Cumbria to meet his rescuers.


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