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Donors to Friends of Blencathra can reclaim their cash as failed bid is declared

People who donated money to a charity set up in an aborted attempt to buy a Lake District mountain can reclaim their cash.

Lakeland walkers rescued after getting into difficulties on icy Glaramara

A group of walkers had to be led to safety after getting into difficulties on a Lake District mountain.

New Year's Day incidents keep Lake District rescuers busy with four callouts

Rescuers in the Lake District had a busy start to 2017 with four incidents that led to callouts. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was alerted about 1pm...

Rescuers rig up rope system to aid injured walker at Aira Force

Rescuers rigged up a rope system during a callout to a walker with a suspected broken arm at a Lake District beauty spot.

Blencathra walkers rescued after getting stuck on steep ground

A couple were rescued from a Lake District fell after getting stuck on steep ground. A woman walking with her partner and their two dogs called for...

Wainwright Society will fund repairs to author's favoured High Street ascent path

Aficionados of the late fellwalking author Alfred Wainwright will fund repairs to a Lakeland path he called a connoisseur’s route.

Friends of Blencathra plan to repay donations after failure to buy mountain

A campaigning charity that was set up to buy a Lake District mountain for the public will return all donations, it said.

Campaigners call for better protection for England's national parks

England’s national parks are at risk of unwarranted development because of a piecemeal approach to planning, a report says.

What happens after that 999 call? Mountain accident survivors tell their tales

Two men caught in separate serious incidents in the Lake District recall their traumas and what happened after the call for mountain rescue.

Film-maker Terry Abraham takes up role as patron of Nurture Lakeland charity

An acclaimed outdoors film-maker has been appointed patron of a conservation charity. Terry Abraham will work in his new role with Nurture Lakeland...

Patterdale rescuers rope up to save stranded dog at Aira Force

A rescue team went to the aid of a dog stranded in a precarious position at a Lake District beauty spot.

Lost Lakeland walker rescued from steep ground while searching for Priest's Hole

A walker was rescued after getting lost searching for a Lake District cave made popular after a television programme.

The outdoors in 2016: take a look back at a year of amazing events

A wild start to 2016 set the tone for the following 12 months with record-breaking rescue numbers, climbing achievements and astonishing challenges, making it a year to remember.

Detective work uncovers tragic story behind name of Policeman Crag in Lake District

Detective work by a member of Cumbria police’s staff has uncovered the story behind a Lakeland landmark’s name.

Meet the men who climb a Lake District mountain every winter day – for your safety

Two men will spend this winter making the ascent of England's third highest mountain every day, including Christmas Day, to provide real-life reports of felltop conditions.

Fundraiser Brian Stallwood marks 60th birthday with 60 runs up Pen-y-ghent

A fellrunner has set himelf a gruelling challenge as he approaches a milestone in his life. Brian Stallwood is tackling 60 consecutive daily asecnt...

Lake District mountain assessors start new winter season with added safety hints

Two of the Lake District’s busiest walkers begin their winter season again today. The national park’s felltop assessors will make the ascent of...

Great Gable walker airlifted after slip on snow leads to 300ft tumble

A man was airlifted from a Lake District fell after tumbling 300ft down the mountainside. The walker slipped on hard snow on Great Gable and fell a...

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