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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.

Rescuers aid teen who fell into Aira Force beck during visit by group of 100

Mountain rescuers have thanked two passers-by who came to the aid of a teenager who fell into a Lake District beck.

Mountain council seeks high-minded writers for annual competition

High-minded writers are being urged to enter a long-running literary competition. The Mountaineering Council of Scotland is seeking the best writin...

Wanted: walkers willing to wade up knees for charity Morecambe Bay event

Walkers willing to get their feet and legs wet are being sought by a charity for a trip accompanied by a guide with royal approval.

Lakeland walker airlifted from fell after breaking ankle on Greenup Edge

A walker was airlifted to hospital after breaking his ankle on the Lake District fells. The man, who was walking alone on Greenup Edge above Far Ea...

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...

Patterdale rescuers use smartphone system to find lost Thornthwaite Crag pair

Two walkers lost on a Lake District fell were found by rescuers using smartphone technology. The pair rang 999 after getting lost near Thornthwaite...

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...

Overdue Lakeland wild camper found safe and well after search by four teams

A man was found safe and well after being reported overdue from a wild camping trip in the Lake District.

Climber Doug Scott praises 'wonderful' £15,000 Keswick festival Nepal donations

A British climbing legend has praised organisers of fundraising events at a Lake District festival, which boosted an appeal for Nepal earthquake victims by almost £15,000.

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