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Mountain biker seriously injured in high-speed Whinlatter Forest crash

A mountain biker was airlifted to hospital after suffering serious injuries when she came off her machine on a Lake District route.

Kinder rescuers mourn after chairman Ken Blakeman dies during callout

Mountain rescuers are mourning one of their team members after he collapsed and died while on a callout.

Charity walker stretchered from Lakeland fell after ankle injury

A walker taking part in a sponsored event was rescued from a Lake District fell after injuring herself.

Friends of Blencathra 'will continue' as earl says mountain is no longer for sale

A community group said it is still actively pursuing the purchase of a Lake District mountain, despite its owner saying it is no longer for sale.

Care Plus anti-tick kit will help combat these nasty little blighters

From socks to Lyme Disease tester, this useful little kit is a good addition to any walker's pack...

Injured walker prompts second callout to Red Pike for Cockermouth rescuers

Rescuers were called to a Lake District mountainside for the second time in three days after a walker was injured in a fall.

Injured Lake District walker airlifted to hospital after Red Pike fall

A walker was airlifted from a Lake District mountain after he suffered head and leg injuries in a fall.

Fish-shop tales will feature in film-maker Richard Else's Alfred Wainwright lecture

A film-maker who helped bring acclaimed outdoor writer Alfred Wainwright to the television screen will speak at an event marking the 25th anniversary of the author’s death.

Lakeland cyclist injured after falling in stream evading pursuing cow

A cyclist was injured when she fell into a stream while being chased by a cow. The incident happened at the River Derwent at Rosthwaite in the Lake...

Search dog helps rescuers find lost Kinder Scout walkers in four-hour operation

A pair of walkers were rescued from the Peak District’s highest hill after getting lost. The couple called for help after becoming disoriented on...

Two runners seriously injured after falling into same gill during Lake District race

Two runners were seriously injured when they fell into the same Lake District gill in separate incidents on the same afternoon.

National park looks forward to August when corner of Lancashire joins Yorkshire Dales

National park bosses are looking forward to a historic date when a little bit of Lancashire will become part of the Yorkshire Dales.

Boy airlifted to hospital after suffering serious head injury in Borrowdale fall

A boy was airlifted to hospital after suffering serious injuries when he fell in the Lake District. The eight-year-old from Arnside in Cumbria was ...

Joss Naylor invites public to join him during 30-mile 80th birthday Lakeland run

A fellrunning legend has invited fellow runners to join him at the weekend as he tackles a 30-mile route across the Lakeland mountains to mark his 80th birthday.

Rescuers say correct details vital when calling for help using emergency roaming

Rescuers have reminded outdoor enthusiasts of the importance of using the right procedure to call for help when on the hills.

Campaigner warns partnership could lead to 'Disneyfication' of national parks

A leading campaigner warned against the ‘Disneyfication’ of Britain’s national parks cautioned that the setting up of a partnership could lead governments to cut budgets further.

Wasdale pub landlord Mark Corr plans to serve his ale on Scafell Pike summit

England’s highest mountain will be transformed into a temporary hostelry at the weekend. Pub landlord Mark Corr will lug a barrel containing 36 p...

Walker stretchered from Lake District fell after breaking leg in slip

A walker was stretchered from a Lake District fell after breaking her leg. The woman was walking with a group on Sunday at Hause Gate between Cat B...


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