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Cicerone publishes new walkers' guides to Cumbria Way and high Lakeland fells

Two new books from the Cumbrian publisher detail walking routes on the Lakeland fells and a long distance trail crossing the national park.

Campaigners condemn 'atrocious' delay in Lakes and Dales park enlargement

Campaigners have described as ‘atrocious’ the delay in extending two national parks 18 months after a public inquiry made its recommendations.

John Chadwick named as climber who died after Helvellyn fall

Police have named the climber who died after falling on Helvellyn earlier this week. John Chadwick, 68, of Gamblesby in the Eden Valley, was found ...

Patterdale mountain rescuers take to water to rescue injured Ullswater walker

Rescuers used their specialist boat to reach an injured walker in the Lake District. Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team was called out shortly after 3...

Ordnance Survey increases sales of paper maps after decade of decline

Sales of conventional paper maps produced by Britain’s official mapping agency increased last year, bucking the trend in the past decade which saw people opting for digital versions.

Woodland areas among Lake District authority's £½m asset sell-off

More land has been put on the market, as part of a wholesale sell-off of land by the Lake District National Park Authority.

New guide launched for winter climbers heading for the Lake District

A new guide for winter climbers in the Lake District is aimed at helping those heading for the hills find good conditions while avoiding damaging the sensitive upland environments.

Injured walker stretchered from Scafell Pike route after fall

A man was stretchered from a Lake District fell after falling and injuring his leg. Wasdale Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 5.30pm on Sat...

A thrilled Terry Abraham sets sights on Blencathra after Scafell Pike BBC broadcast

Film-maker Terry Abraham has revealed he will turn his attention to another Lakeland fell for a documentary project.

Campaigners urge outdoor fans to sign petition to help stop national park sell-offs

Online campaign group 38 Degrees is urging outdoor enthusiasts to sign a petition opposing the sell-off of land in national parks.

Mountain rescuers bring 40 to safety in blizzard after crash blocks Kirkstone Pass

A coachload of Chinese tourists was among 40 people rescued from a Lake District pass after blizzards brought chaos to the road.

Climber dies in hospital after fall on Helvellyn

A man has died after being airlifted from Helvellyn following a fall. The climber was found unconscious at the foot of the mountain’s headwall ab...

Injured walker rescued from fell above Glenridding

A woman was rescued after injuring herself on a Lake District fell. Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 2.45pm and was joined by P...

Walker airlifted from Old Man of Coniston after injuring face and shoulder in fall

A walker was airlifted from a Lake District mountain after suffering facial injuries and a dislocated shoulder when he fell.

Lake District authority puts Langdale beauty spot Stickle Tarn up for sale

A prime piece of Lake District real estate has been put up for sale by the national park’s authority.

Lake District rescuers urge winter hillgoers to be prepared following two deaths

Mountain rescuers are urging hillgoers to be prepared as they head for the Lake District fells, following the deaths of two people in falls recently.

Walker Lynda Teall thanks rescuers and air ambulance crew after Lakeland fall

A walker who was airlifted to hospital after badly breaking her ankle on a Lake District fell has thanked her rescuers.

Lake District rescuers join training exercise with privatised helicopters

Volunteer mountain rescuers from the Lake District had their first look at the new privatised search and rescue helicopters that will support them from spring.


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