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Body of missing paraglider found by rescuers on Fleetwith Pike

The body of a missing paraglider has been found on a Lake District fell. Mountain rescue teams found the man on Fleetwith Pike, overlooking Butterm...

Cumbrian rescuers search for walker Yvonne Mullen on Crosby Ravensworth Fell

Volunteer rescuers from teams across the Lake District have been involved in the search for a woman who went missing on a Cumbrian hill.

Walker airlifted to hospital after collapsing on Old Man of Coniston

A walker was airlifted to hospital after collapsing on a Lake District mountain. The 66-year-old woman from Clacton-on-Sea in Essex was near the su...

BBC Radio Four Listening Project will hear Keswick mountain rescue stories

Rescuers and casualties will share their thoughts in a radio broadcast on Monday morning. BBC Radio 4’s The Listening Project will be hosted by K...

Campaigners welcome withdrawal of Thirlmere fells fence plans

Campaigners have welcomed a decision to withdraw plans for fencing on a Lake District common. United Utilities said it wants to carry out consultat...

Walker, 70, knocked unconscious in fall on St Sunday Crag

A walker was airlifted from a Lake District mountain after being knocked unconscious when she fell. The 71-year-old from Preston in Lancashire suff...

Safety warning follows rescue of walkers who strayed from Wastwater Screes

Two walkers were rescued after getting stuck on steep ground on a Lake District fell. Wasdale Mountain Rescue Team was called out on Tuesday to a r...

Five bank holiday weekend rescues keep Keswick team busy

A Lake District rescue team was kept busy over the bank holiday weekend with five callouts to walkers and mountain bikers.

'Bring your cowbells' say organisers of gnarly, hardcore Lakes Sky Ultra race

Runners in a new skyrunning event in the Lake District are being promised it will be ‘gnarly, hardcore and awesome’.

Body of woman found near Crosby Ravensworth Fell

Police in Cumbria said a body has been found near Crosby Ravensworth Fell. A spokesperson said the body of an elderly woman was found on Saturday m...

Pack a torch, say rescuers, after Cross Fell walker gets lost in dark

Rescuers have reminded outdoor enthusiasts they need to remember daylight hours are shortening, after a walker had to be helped from the highest hill in the Pennines.

Lakeland campaingers urge public to say no to plans for 15 miles of pylons

Campaigners say the beauty of a national park is threatened by plans to build a power line with pylons as high as Nelson’s Column.

RAF Sea King nears end of service as three rescue teams aid injured biker

Three mountain rescue teams worked with an RAF Sea King helicopter for perhaps the last time when a motorcyclist was injured at a remote site near the Scottish border.

Mountain biker airlifted to hospital after crashing near Cockermouth

A mountain biker was rescued after injuring herself when she fell from her machine in Lake District woodland.

Six-hour rescue for fallen Scafell Pike walker

An injured walker was rescued from a Lake District mountain in a six-hour operation involving two teams and a Royal Navy helicopter crew.

Race team urges walkers to hit the hills to see the Lakes Sky Ultra race action

Organisers of the inaugural Lakes Sky Ultra race are encouraging spectators to hit the hills to see competitors tackle the course.

Elderly pair rescued after getting stuck on Sharp Edge on Blencathra

Two walkers were rescued after getting stuck on a notorious Lake District ridge. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 2.35pm on Sunday...

Last training session with RAF Sea Kings for Lakeland mountain rescuers

Mountain rescuers in the Lake District are staging their final training day with the military Sea King search and rescue helicopters of the RAF.

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