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Wainwright Society helps plans to improve Bowderstone Bothy disabled access

A group devoted to the works of the late fellwalking author Alfred Wainwright is backing a bid to help disabled people enjoy the Lake District.

Rescuers warn walkers heading to Lakeland hills as floods and 100mph winds loom

Rescuers have warned walkers to think carefully before heading for the Lake District hills this weekend.

Bloodied Lakes walker Christopher Green found 300 miles away in London

A man who sparked a major search after he was seen with his face covered in blood on a Lake District fell has been found safe more than 300 miles away.

Search begins after police concern for blood-covered Borrowdale walker

Police say they are concerned for a man seen walking on a Lake District footpath with blood on his face.

Government confirms Lakes and Dales national parks will be extended

The Government has announced that two national parks in northern England will be extended. The long-awaited decision to extend the Yorkshire Dales ...

Campaigners frustrated at 'pathetic' two-year Lakes and Dales decision delay

Campaigners say they are frustrated by Government delays on a proposed extension of two national parks in the North of England.

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.

Inexperienced walkers rescued after getting stuck in Borrowdale gully

Two walkers were rescued after getting stuck in a steep Lake District gully. The pair called for help after they found they could neither go up nor...

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...

Mountain rescuers converge on Cumbria as Storm Desmond prompts red alert

Mountain rescue teams from across the North of England and beyond have converged on Cumbria to help in the response to some of the worst flooding seen for a decade.

Dave Freeborn wins award for mountain rescue film as edited version released

A mountain rescuer who jointly directed a short film about the movement has received an award. Dave Freeborn produced and co-directed the promotion...

Police appeal for sightings of bloodied Borrowdale walker Christopher Green

Police are appealing for information about a man who has gone missing in the Lake District. Christopher Green, 21, of Cleator Moor in west Cumbria,...

Mountain council warns cash restraints could delay national parks' expansion

The organisation that represents hillwalkers and climbers in England and Wales said spending cuts could threaten the extension to two national parks announced today.

Borrowdale walker rescued from Swanesty How after injuring ankle in slip

A walker was rescued from a Lake District fell after slipping and injuring her leg. The woman was walking with her partner on Swanesty How in Borro...

Borrowdale walker dies despite passers-by resuscitation attempts

A walker has died on a Lake District fell despite efforts by passers-by to save him. The man was found at the top of Grains Gill near Glaramara on ...

Teen rescued from High Spy after suffering knee injury during challenge

A teenager was rescued from a Lake District fell after injuring his knee. The 16-year-old, who was taking part in a youth challenge event, damaged ...

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.

Walker, 82, rescued after breaking wrist on Borrowdale fellside

A walker was rescued after she tripped and broke her wrist on a Borrowdale fell. The 82-year-old was in Tongue Gill on the Allerdale Ramble on Thur...

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