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Cat Bells walker recounts how 'indigestion' led to emergency airlift to hospital

A walker has told of how he was airlifted from a Lake District fell after suffering what he thought was a bout of indigestion.

Use newer Yorkshire Three Peaks route, team says, after pair rescued from bog

Rescuers have advised walkers tackling the Yorkshire Three Peaks to use a newer section of the route that avoids a notorious bog.

Man rescued after suffering injuries in Sharp Edge fall

A man was rescued after falling and injuring himself on Sharp Edge on Blencathra. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team went to his aid after being alerted ...

Two walkers rescued from Blencathra after getting stuck on wintry crags

Two walkers were rescued from Blencathra after getting stuck in wintry conditions on steep ground. Passers-by alerted police on Sunday when they he...

Friends of Lake District launches campaign for 'under siege' national park

The charity that played a part in the setting up of a national park in the Lake District has thrown its weight behind calls to protect it from developments it says threaten its character.

Collapsed Spine Race runner stretchered from remote Border Ridge hill

A competitor in the Montane Spine Race was stretchered from a remote hill after collapsing. Northumberland National Park Mountain Rescue Team and c...

Injured Helvellyn walker airlifted from mountain after fall from Striding Edge

A walker was airlifted from a Lake District ridge after suffering injuries in a fall. A Royal Air Force Mountain Rescue Service team from RAF Leemi...

Record-breaking climber Nims Purja is star speaker at February Fort William festival

A mountaineer who summited all 14 of the world’s highest peaks in record time is the star speaker at the Fort William Mountain Festival.

Woman fined £2,000 for damaging healthy tree in Yorkshire Dales village

Magistrates have fined a woman £2,000 for severely cutting back a healthy tree in a national park conservation area.

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Six days, six hours, four minutes: how Paul Tierney broke the Wainwrights running record

An astonishing challenge that ran on chips, banter and very little sleep, but definitely no smashed avocado.

Gold award for Houdini jacket that uses innovative Polartec eco-friendly fabric

A new jacket from sustainability experts Houdini, using an innovative eco-friendly fabric, is judged a winner at trade show ISPO.

Follow in the Brontë sisters' footsteps to Top Withins, inspiration for Wuthering Heights

Take to the romantic wild Brontë moors, home to Cathy and Heathcliff, on this walk starting in the hilltop village of Haworth in West Yorkshire .

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