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'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’.

Holme Valley team seeks South Pennines walkers for Rescue Ramble

A mountain rescue team is searching for walkers willing to hit the hills to help it fund its activities.

Police investigate after tests reveal hen harrier was shot on Clydesdale moor

Police are investigating the death of a bird of prey on remote moorland near the Southern Upland Way in South Lanarkshire.

Northern Traverse runners will race across Wainwright's Coast to Coast route

We’re not sure Alfred would have approved, in fact we’re pretty sure it would have brought a frown to the brow of the opinionated fellwalker.

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 airlifted after breaking elbow during Peak District trip

A walker was airlifted to hospital after injuring himself in the Peak District. The 49-year-old man from Stoke-on-Trent was walking with his daught...

Jez Bragg leads strong field of contenders for this year's Dragon's Back race

Top ultrarunning athlete Jez Bragg has confirmed he will tackle this year’s Dragon’s Back race, one of the toughest on the calendar.

Lost Scafell Pike dog Sid reunited with owner after charity's appeal

A dog found on top of England’s highest mountain has been reunited with its owner. The dog, christened Scafell by the charity that took him in, i...

Rescuers warn of tricky Wainwright route after family gets stuck on Barf

Mountain rescuers are warning walkers of the difficulty of tackling a route described by Alfred Wainwright up a Lake District fell.

Scafell Pike rescue stretcher box contents found strewn across mountainside

Vital lifesaving equipment was left strewn across the slopes of England’s highest mountain after a mountain rescue stretcher box was emptied.

Bridgedale foots the bill as it donates 10,000 pairs of socks to rescuers

UK sock manufacturer reveals it has given 10,000 pair of its socks to more than 2,000 mountain rescue volunteers.

Police name hospital doctor George Ballard as cyclist who died at Dibble's Bridge

Police have named the cyclist who died in an accident in the Yorkshire Dales. George Ballard, 41, of Ilkley in West Yorkshire, fell from Dibble’s...

Road floods cause problems for rescuers heading for injured Ribbehead caver

Flash flooding in the area round the Yorkshire Three Peaks caused problems for rescuers trying to reach an injured caver.

Jim Mann and Jasmin Paris triumph in five-day Dragon's Back Race

Jim Mann has won the five-day Berghaus Dragon’s Back Race after leading from start to end. The Durham Fell Runners member arrived at the finish w...

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.

Bridgedale's summer sock range is designed to keep walkers' feet cool and happy

Northern Ireland brand Bridgedale has a range of socks to keep your feet cool and comfortable as the mercury rises.

Do you recognise 'Scafell', dog found by walkers on England's highest mountain?

An animal charity is hoping hillwalkers can solve the mystery of a dog found on top of England’s highest mountain.

Part-time farmer Douglas Chalmers is new Friends of Lake District director

A conservation charity in Cumbria has a new director. Farmer Douglas Chalmers is the new head of the Friends of the Lake District, which represents...

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