Auction of Wainwright Aira Force drawing will boost Patterdale rescuers' funds

Aficionados of the late Lakeland author and artist Alfred Wainwright have the chance to own original drawings produced by the celebrated fellwalker.

28 June 2023

Injured man airlifted to hospital after falling in grade-three Lakeland scramble

A man was airlifted to hospital after falling while scrambling in a Lake District gill. His partner alerted emergency services after he failed to r...

08 June 2023

Rescue gear missing after Scafell Pike stretcher box 'ransacked' by visitors

A stretcher box high in the Lake District fells has been ransacked, rescuers said. Visitors to the site at Mickledore also left a disposable barbec...

02 June 2023

Blencathra walker aiflifted to hospital after fall on Hall's Fell Ridge

A walker was airlifted to hospital after injuring herself in a fall on Blencathra. The woman fell between 5m and 7m on a rocky section of Hall’s ...

27 May 2023

Collapsed Cadair Idris walker dies despite efforts of passers-by and rescuers

A walker has died after being found collapsed on a mountain in Eryri. A group of six walkers found the man, in his 60s, alone and unresponsive on C...

26 May 2023

Wildfowl collector sentenced after using illegal poison to kill red kites and rooks

A wildfowl collector has been sentenced to a community payback order after admitting illegally poisoning 15 birds, including five red kites.

19 May 2023

Summer shuttle buses run again in two Lake District valleys

Shuttle buses are again running in two Lake District valleys during weekends and bank holidays. The low-cost public transport allows outdoor enthus...

13 May 2023

Helvellyn walker airlifted to hospital after 80m tumble from Striding Edge

A walker was airlifted to hospital after falling from Striding Edge on Helvellyn. The woman suffered injuries in a tumbling fall of about 80m from ...

10 May 2023

Carl O'Keeffe dies after becoming trapped at Keswick indoor caving route

A man who became trapped while caving at an indoor climbing wall in Keswick has died from his injuries.

02 May 2023

Cockermouth rescuers to host open day to mark 70th anniversary

A Lake District mountain rescue team is throwing open its doors to the public to celebrate its 70th anniversary.

16 June 2023

North York Moors go on fire alert as dry spell continues

National park bosses in the North York Moors are urging visitors to be vigilant as the risk of wildfires increases.

02 June 2023

Cragfast couple rescued after marriage proposal on heart-shaped Lakeland rock

A couple were rescued when they got stuck on steep ground on a Lake District fell after a romantic proposal.

29 May 2023

Eryri visitors warned to act responsibly as holiday period looms

Police are warning visitors to Eryri national park their vehicles may be removed if they obstruct roads over the bank holiday weekend and school break.

26 May 2023

Open Spaces Society joins battle to regain Dartmoor camping rights

Britain’s oldest national conservation body has joined the battle to restore camping rights on Dartmoor.

23 May 2023

Injured and exhausted dog stretchered from Lake District fells

Rescuers were called out to a dog in distress on the Lake District fells. The injured and exhausted animal refused to move for its owners while ret...

14 May 2023

Major search launched for Scafell Pike walkers who split from their group

Four rescue teams and two search dogs and handlers joined a major operation to find two walkers reported missing on England’s highest mountain.

11 May 2023

Western Beacons team holds memorial walk for leader killed in callout 40 years ago

Mountain rescuers made the ascent of south Wales’s highest peak to commemorate a former leader who died on a callout 40 years ago.

02 May 2023

Lakeland rescuers help free 'caver' trapped at indoor climbing wall

Lake District rescuers were called to help a caver who became stuck – at an indoor climbing wall. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team said the incident ...

27 April 2023


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