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Missing man found after North Pennines night search by 10 teams and seven dogs

A missing man was found after a major search in the North Pennines involving 10 mountain rescue teams, seven search dogs and a Coastguard helicopter.

Search dog Rona finds lost Coast to Coast Walk couple in night rescue

A couple attempting the Coast to Coast Walk were rescued after getting lost in the dark on a Lake District fell.

Penrith Mountain Rescue Team seeks new volunteer members

A volunteer rescue team in Cumbria is looking for new recruits. Penrith Mountain Rescue Team covers a large area including the Lake District fells ...

French interpreter needed as rescuers go to aid of injured Coast to Coast walker

A Lake District rescue team needed a French interpreter after a walker fell and injured himself. The man from France suffered a suspected broken le...

BT backs down on plans to remove Seathwaite phone box after rescuers' campaign

Plans to remove a remote Lake District phone box have been dropped after a campaign by mountain rescuers who said it was vital to hillgoers’ safety.

Friends of Blencathra abandon pursuit of mountain's purchase

A community group set up to buy a Lake District mountain from its aristocratic owner has abandoned its pursuit of the purchase.

Keswick mountain rescuers plead for walkers to oppose Seathwaite phone removal

A mountain rescue team is urging outdoor enthusiasts to oppose the removal of a phone box in a remote Lake District hamlet.

Walker stretchered from Lake District fell after slip above Newlands Hause

A walker was stretchered from a Lakeland fell after injuring herself. The 56-year-old from Australia was walking with her husband on a path above N...

Woman rescued after getting into difficulties gill scrambling near Coniston

A woman was rescued after getting into difficulties while gill scrambling in the Lake District. Coniston Mountain Rescue Team was joined by five cr...

Injured Lakeland walker airlifted to hospital after Harter Fell slip

A walker was airlifted from a Lake District mountain after injuring herself when she slipped. The 62-year-old was coming down Harter Fell towards N...

Seriously injured Lakeland mountain biker airlifted from Dodd after crash

Two helicopters were used in the rescue of a mountain biker who suffered serious injuries in a crash on a Lake District fell.

Lake District pair rescued after getting stuck at 'usual place' on Barf

A Lake District team was called out to rescue two walkers stuck at one of their regular sites on a fell.

Passer-by has to use Seathwaite landline to summon help for injured walker

A passer-by had to descend to a Lake District hamlet where a phone box was threatened with removal to summon help for an injured man he came across.

Alcohol warning after Coniston team's five-hour search for drunk wedding guest

A Lake District rescue team warned hillgoers to lay off the booze after a five-hour night-time search for a missing man.

Campaigners' delight as inspector rejects Lowther appeal against White Moss plans

Outdoor campaign groups have welcomed an inspector’s decision to refuse an appeal that would have allowed a ‘visitor hub’ to be built on common land in the Lake District.

Lakeland walker rescued after injuring hip in slip on Borrowdale path

A walker was rescued after injuring herself when she slipped on a Lake District path. The 59-year-old fell heavily on to her hip when she slipped o...

Llanberis mountain rescuers: 'we can't sustain present level of callouts'

The UK’s busiest volunteer mountain rescue team said it cannot sustain the present level of callouts, following a record number during August.

Walker rescued after injuring ankle in slip on Skiddaw

A walker was rescued from a Lake District mountain after injuring his ankle when he fell. The 27-year-old man slipped while walking on Skiddaw on W...

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