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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.

Seatallan fellrunner who fell 230ft among four weekend Lake District rescues

A fellrunner was rescued after falling more than 200ft on a Lake District fell. The incident was one of four in the central fells that kept three m...

Friends of Lake District Morecambe Bay walk attracts 250 fundraisers

Walkers led by a royal guide helped boost a conservation charity’s funds by almost £5,000. The Queen’s Official Guide to the Sands Cedric Robi...

Helvellyn walker dies after fall from Striding Edge, despite son's efforts to revive him

A man has died after falling from England’s third highest mountain. The walker was on Helvellyn with his son when he fell from Striding Edge on S...

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...

Search dog joins hunt for two walkers lost in bad weather on Coniston fells

Two walkers were rescued after getting lost on the Lake District fells. The man in his 30s and woman in her 20s called for help on Sunday when they...

Lakeland sheep with a liking for swimming proves a challenge for Penrith rescuers

A woolly friend who decided to go for a swim in Lake District reservoir provided a challenge for mountain rescuers.

Friends of Lake District condemn decision to build 50m-high pylons in national park

Campaigners have condemned a decision to build power lines on pylons up to 50m (164ft) high through the Lake District national park.


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