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Keswick team's seven-hour callout to camper with broken leg and injured walker

A Lake District rescue team was in action for seven hours dealing with two incidents at opposite ends of its area.

Bridgedale foots the bill as it donates 10,000 pairs of socks to rescuers

UK sock manufacturer reveals it has given 10,000 pair of its socks to more than 2,000 mountain rescue volunteers.

Lake District walker airlifted to hospital after being mauled by cows

A walker was seriously injured after being mauled by cattle in the Lake District. The 50-year-old was walking with her dog at Hartsop today when sh...

Mountain rescue team friends will open restaurant 2,000ft up on Lakeland fells

Outdoor fans will be able to use a new cafe, more than 2,000ft up in the Lake District fells. But walkers and mountain bikers will have to be quick...

Environment minister Rory Stewart says national parks are 'soul of Britain'

Conservative junior minister and adventurer Rory Stewart said national parks are the ‘soul of Britain’.

Northern Traverse runners will race across Wainwright's Coast to Coast route

We’re not sure Alfred would have approved, in fact we’re pretty sure it would have brought a frown to the brow of the opinionated fellwalker.

Scafell Pike litter blitz will take place after mountain of rubbish found

A television crew will film an upcoming effort to clear England’s highest mountain of rubbish, as part of a series on countrywide littering.

Aira Force walker rescued after injuring leg

A walker was rescued after suffering a leg injury when she slipped at a Lake District beauty spot. The 48-year-old was at Aira Force today when the...

Open Spaces Society celebrates 150 years of access 'battle honours'

Britain’s oldest national conservation organisation has produced a list of more than 100 ‘battle honours’ as it prepares to mark its 150th anniversary.

Peak District bosses sell off a dozen woodland sites as budgets tighten

A national park has announced plans to sell off 12 of its woodlands. The Peak District National Park Authority said six will be put on the market i...

Teen rescued from High Spy after suffering knee injury during challenge

A teenager was rescued from a Lake District fell after injuring his knee. The 16-year-old, who was taking part in a youth challenge event, damaged ...

Coniston mountain rescuers called out to injured and lost mountain bikers

Rescuers went to the aid of two mountain bikers in separate incidents in the Lake District. Coniston Mountain Rescue Team was called out on Saturda...

Walker seriously injured in 300ft fall from Blencathra

A walker was seriously injured in a fall from a Lake District fell. The 70-year-old, from Germany, was seen to fall by another walker who phoned po...

Profits from Cicerone Nepal trekking book will help earthquake survivors

Profits from a new guidebook to trekking in Nepal will go to help charities in the Himalayan country dealing with the aftermath of the recent earthquakes.

Inexperienced walkers rescued after getting stuck in Borrowdale gully

Two walkers were rescued after getting stuck in a steep Lake District gully. The pair called for help after they found they could neither go up nor...

YHA offers budget hostelling deals to tempt families during school holidays

A hostelling charity is offering budget breaks for families during the summer holiday. YHA has 38 venues in areas ranging from Snowdonia, the Lake ...

Investment needed to help maintain wildlife havens, national parks say

Investment is needed if England’s national parks are to continue providing a haven for wildlife and rare plants, a body representing the parks’ authorities said.

Lake District climber suffers spinal injuries in 30ft fall from Goat Crags

A climber was airlifted to hospital after suffering spinal injuries in a 30ft fall on a Lake District crag.


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