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Injured walker rescued from Lakeland police commemoration event

A walker taking part in a charity challenge in memory of a police officer had to be rescued after injuring her ankle.

Top cop joins Wainwrights event in memory of killed officer

Cumbria’s top cop will scale a Lakeland peak as part of an event commemorating a Surrey police officer who was killed last year.

Wainwright fans head to the fells to help wildlife charity

A series of challenge walks by aficionados of author Alfred Wainwright will help a charity’s bid to preserve and extend an upland plant.

Pies and Prejudice author's talk will aid mountain rescuers

A broadcaster, music presenter and author will present an evening of entertainment to help raise funds for a mountain rescue team.

Julia takes to the countryside as TV stars flock to Dales

Walkers’ favourite Julia Bradbury will join comedy actor Hugh Dennis for a television exploration of a national park later this week.

Wainwright fans hand over Pennine Journey route to new club

Aficionados of the late Alfred Wainwright have passed on responsibility for a route following his first long-distance walk to a new group.

The great outdoors in 2011: the year in view

Our customary look-back at the past year provides a mix of triumph and controversy; tragedy and humour, with a few heroic acts.

Wainwright fans back wildlife charity to mark twin anniversaries

Followers of the late fellwalking guide book author Alfred Wainwright will celebrate the group’s 10th birthday by raising funds for a wildlife charity which will be marking its own 50th anniversary.

The Wainwright Letters, edited by Hunter Davies

A new collection of letters written by Alfred Wainwright offers an insight into the author of the celebrated Lakeland guides.

Wainwright fans join felltop challenge for killed police officer's family

Aficionados of the late Alfred Wainwright climbed a Lakeland fell as part in an event to light up the district’s mountains.

Repairs for Wainwright route damaged by floods and rabbits

Walkers on Wainwright’s Coast to Coast Path will soon find things easier underfoot after repairs to a flood-damaged section.

Broadcaster Maconie's follow-up book will chart his fellwanderings

A broadcaster, music presenter and journalist is following up his bestselling book with a collection of tales from his wanderings on the British fells.

Julia takes up role as Scout ambassador

Walking celebrity Julia Bradbury, who is currently to be seen on BBC TV exploring the countryside with Hugh Dennis, has become an ambassador for Britain’s Scouts.

Walkers offered chance to take to the hills with outdoors broadcaster

Visitors to a mountain festival will be able to take to the hills with one of the best known outdoor writers of the day.

Repairs complete on flood-damaged path below Wainwright's favourite fell

A footpath leading to the late Alfred Wainwright’s favourite fell has been repaired after it was damaged by a landslide during the 2009 Cumbria floods.

Wainwright archive opened to public after successful Lottery bid

The archive of renowned Lakeland guidebook author Alfred Wainwright will be opened to the public after a successful bid by Cumbria County Council.

Wainwright devotee offers an evening in the author's company

A writer is offering audiences the chance of spending an evening with Alfred Wainwright, the celebrated guidebook author.

Lakeland event puts walkers in the dark

Walkers will be in the dark at an event in the Lake District. And organisers will be praying for clear skies at the Ennerdale gathering aimed at in...


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