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Friends of Lake District Black Combe walk will highlight planned pylon route

A conservation charity will lead a walk over a Lake District fell to highlight its opposition to a planned major power line.

Patterdale team rescues lost couple twice, on fell and in car park

A couple had to be rescued twice by a Lake District team – once on the fells and again in the car park.

Walker stretchered from Newlands fellside after ankle injury

A walker was stretchered from a Lake District fell after injuring herself. Cockermouth Mountain Rescue Team was called out on Thursday to aid the 6...

Fellrunner Joss Naylor will mark 80th birthday with 30-mile Lakeland route

A fellrunning legend will make a fundraising journey recalling his father’s move across Cumbria more than 90 years ago.

Search dogs and animal shelter benefit from £12,000 Wainwright Society handout

Four-legged charities were the beneficiaries of cash handouts from aficionados of the late author Alfred Wainwright.

Two Lakeland walkers injured in separate incidents at Scale Force

Rescuers were called out twice in two days to a Lake District beauty spot where walkers had injured themselves in separate incidents.

Tattoo you, sir: retailer George Fisher offers new outdoors body art service

Walkers who want a permanent reminder of their favourite outdoor sight will be able to use a Lake District retailer’s service with a difference.

Felltop assessor reports extended as winter returns to Lake District

The Lake District’s service to monitor mountain-top conditions has been extended due to the arrival of late snow this week.

Walker interviewed by police after Helvellyn rescue

Rescuers said a walker was interviewed by police after being stretchered from a Lake District fell. Two teams were alerted after reports of an inju...

Lakeland walker stretchered from fell after breaking ankle in Dovedale slip

A walker was stretchered from a Lake District fell after breaking his ankle. The 62-year-old was walking with his wife when he slipped in Dovedale ...

Lakeland walker suffers serious injuries in 100ft fall on Robinson

A walker was airlifted to hospital with serious injuries after falling more than 100ft on a Lake District mountain.

Rescuers' slate mine warning after Old Man of Coniston walker injured

Rescuers have warned of the dangers of entering disused slate mines in the Lake District after a man was seriously injured when he fell while exploring underground.

Lakeland walkers rescued after getting lost on Stony Cove Pike

Two walkers had to be led to safety after getting lost in mist on a Lake District fell. The pair called 999 after becoming disoriented on Stony Cov...

Walna Scar walker rescued after injuring ankle in fall

A walker was rescued from a Lake District fellside after falling and injuring herself. Coniston Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 12.30pm o...

'Fortunate' walker, 62, survives cold night on Scafell Pike range

A walker was described by rescuers as ‘very fortunate’ after surviving a cold night on England’s highest mountain range.

Runner Steve Birkinshaw backs festival appeal to repair Cat Bells storm damage

An ultrarunner who broke the record for summiting all of Alfred Wainwright’s Lakeland fells joined teams repairing flood damage on one of the most popular hills described by the author.

Children at heart of Government plans to boost England's national parks

The Westminster Government has announced plans to boost the number of children visiting England’s national parks.

Criminals target Great North Air Ambulance charity in burglary

Thieves have hit a charity whose helicopters regularly rescue stricken outdoor enthusiasts. Burglars broke into the headquarters of the Great North...

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