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Snowdonia bosses say group will consider Welsh-name use after 5,000-strong petition

National park bosses in Snowdonia said a working group will determine the use of place names, after it received a petition only to use the Welsh name for the nation’s highest mountain.

14 June 2021

Runner Ellis Bland abandons double Bob Graham bid after summiting 65 peaks

Endurance runner Ellis Bland has abandoned his attempt to set a new fastest time for a double Bob Graham Round.

13 June 2021

Lake District walker suffers broken ankle in slip at Aira Force waterfalls

A walker suffered a painful suspected broken ankle in a slip at a Lake District beauty spot. Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 4...

12 June 2021

Ross Jenkin will tackle continuous round of four national mountain challenges

There must be something in the water this June as another endurance athlete sets out on a quest to set a record.

11 June 2021

Runner Sabrina Verjee sets out on renewed Wainwrights record attempt

Endurance athlete Sabrina Verjee has hit the Lake District fells in a renewed effort to set a fastest time for completing the Wainwrights.

11 June 2021

Man manages to self-rescue from scramble after calling for help from Lakeland ridge

A man who reported himself cragfast on a Lake District ridge managed to self-rescue after calling for help.

10 June 2021

Northumberland rescuers deal with three callouts in 24 hours

Rescuers in Northumberland were called into action three times in 24 hours. Volunteers from Northumberland Mountain Park Rescue Team and North of T...

02 June 2021

Walkers, climber, lost challengers, plus stuck sheep, keep Dales team busy

A rescue team in the Yorkshire Dales was kept busy over the bank holiday weekend, with callouts to injured walkers, climbers, lost Three Peaks challengers and a recalcitrant sheep.

01 June 2021

Social media star Jarad Rowan learns wild camping rules in Ramblers Scotland video

Walking charity Ramblers Scotland has enlisted a young social media star to encourage responsible wild camping.

29 May 2021

Climber Shauna Coxsey: Tokyo Olympics will be my last competition

Climber Shauna Coxsey has announced her appearance at the Tokyo Olympics will be her final professional event.

13 June 2021

Athlete Ellis Bland bids to break Nicky Spinks's double Bob Graham record

Hot on the heels of Sabrina Verjee’s Wainwrights record attempt comes another bid by an athlete to post a fastest time in a gruelling Lakeland challenge.

11 June 2021

Lakeland walker suffers head injuries in fall on Cat Bells

Rescuers have thanked passers-by who looked after a man after he fell on a Lake District hill. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was alerted about 2.45p...

12 June 2021

Four Keswick rescuers clock up combined 140 years' service with team

Four members of Keswick Mountain Rescue Team have been recognised for their service after clocking up a combined 140 years’ volunteering.

11 June 2021

Charity says radical rethink necessary to tackle Lake District traffic chaos

Landscape charity the Friends of the Lake District said action is necessary to tackle the problem of traffic in the national park.

10 June 2021

Duke of Edinburgh's Award teen stretchered from Lakeland fell after injuring herself

A participant in a Duke of Edinburgh’s Award expedition was stretchered from a Lake District mountain after injuring herself.

04 June 2021

Climb instructor and mountain rescuer Sam Pilcher dies after Lakes crag fall

A climbing instructor and mountain rescue volunteer has died after an accident last week on a Lake District crag.

01 June 2021

Spine Race runners raise £10,000 towards works on Greg's Hut on Cross Fell

Endurance runners have raised more than £10,000 towards the renovation of a mountain bothy on the slopes of the highest hill in the Pennine range.

01 June 2021

Snowdonia bosses prepare for problems caused by influx of bank holiday visitors

Authorities in Snowdonia are urging visitors to plan ahead as they anticipate an influx of people over the bank holiday weekend.

28 May 2021

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