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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.

Volunteers bag 11 loads of rubbish and beer keg in Wasdale clean-up

Wasdale, home to England’s highest mountain and deepest lake, is looking a little more spruce after the efforts of a volunteer clean-up squad.

Walker airlifted from Sty Head path after becoming unwell

An ill walker was airlifted from a Lake District footpath. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was alerted when the 65-year-old became faint and unwell wh...

Runners, walkers and cyclists smash records in weekend of Cumbrian challenges

Records fell and personal goals were scored during a weekend of varied challenges across the Lake District.

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.

Lake District rescuers called out twice to aid walkers on High Street range

Rescuers were called out to walkers in difficulty on the High Street range in the Lake District twice in three hours.

Exhuasted walker airlifted from fell above Ullswater

A young walker suffering from exhaustion was airlifted from a Lake District fell. The walker was reported as drifting in and out of consciousness n...

Walker airlifted from Hay Stacks after suffering heart attack

A walker was airlifted from a Lake District fell after collapsing with chest pains. Cockermouth Mountain Rescue Team was alerted at 5pm on Thursday...

Fallen Dow Crag climber treated by rescue team practising at site

A mountain rescue team was on hand when a climber fell on the crag on which they were practising. Members of the RAF Leeming MRT were on an exercis...

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