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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.

Exhausted walker rescued from Black Sail youth hostel

A walker suffering from heat exhaustion was rescued from a remote Lake District hostel. The woman, from Kent, called for help from Black Sail youth...

Midnight walk up Blencathra by 150 people raises £5,000 for Nepal appeal

A midnight walk by 150 people up a Lake District mountain is likely to raise £5,000 for victims of the Nepal earthquakes.

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...

Adam Perry abandons attempt to run 78 Lakeland summits in 24 hours

Ultrarunner Adam Perry had to abandon his attempt to break an 18-year-old Lake District record. The Helm Hill Runners member was aiming to complete...

Lakeland mountain biker airlifted to hospital after being found unconscious in wood

A mountain biker was airlifted to hospital after he was found in woodland in the Lake District. Cockermouth Mountain Rescue Team was called out abo...

Four calls for Wasdale team during busy night of lost and injured walkers

A Lake District rescue team received four calls for help in less than nine hours. The team was alerted to two injured walkers, as well as six peopl...


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