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Icelandic rescuer helps Patterdale team as two injured on fells in slips

Rescuers in the Lake District had to deal with two simultaneous callouts after walkers injured themselves on the fells.

17 April 2017

New Flittingford bothy opens for walkers and cyclists in Kielder Forest

Volunteers have converted a roofless ruin in a national park into a shelter for walkers and cyclists.

17 April 2017

BMC donation helps Mountain Heritage Trust move to Blencathra Centre

A donation from the British Mountaineering Council helped fund a new home for a collection of important historical mountaineering artefacts.

15 April 2017

Keswick's flood-hit youth hostel reopens after £½m investment

A Lake District youth hostel that was flooded during Storm Desmond in 2015 has officially reopened. YHA Keswick has been restored following a £500...

15 April 2017

Friends of the Lake District offer free landscape training to outdoor leaders

Cumbrian charity the Friends of the Lake District is offering free landscape learning sessions for outdoor leaders.

15 April 2017

Publisher Cicerone backs Lakeland rescuers' safety leaflets campaign

A publisher best known for its guides to walking and other outdoor activities is supporting mountain rescuers’ drive to reduce the number of callouts.

13 April 2017

Peak District Derwent Valley Easter road closure 'will benefit walkers and cyclists'

Peak District national park bosses are reminding visitors that one of its popular routes will be closed to motor traffic over the Easter weekend.

12 April 2017

Scafell Pike walker airlifted to hospital after injuring knee

A walker was airlifted from England’s highest mountain after injuring herself. The Great North Air Ambulance was scrambled at 3.30pm on Friday wh...

11 April 2017

Injured man airlifted from Black Crag near Skelwith Bridge after fall

A man was rescued after falling and injuring himself on a Lake District fell. Coniston Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 1.35pm on Sunday a...

11 April 2017

Family caught out in dark on Lakeland fells among four callouts for Keswick team

A family caught out in the dark on the Lake District fells was one of four incidents Keswick Mountain Rescue Team dealt with during a busy Easter weekend.

17 April 2017

French walker rescued from Pennines after Houston picks up SOS beacon alert

Rescuers from the Penrith team were involved in a multinational operation to bring a hypothermic walker to safety from the high fells of the northern Pennines.

16 April 2017

Injured walker rescued after Patterdale team alerted while manning display trailer

A Lake District rescue team was called out to an injured man on a fell after being alerted during its Easter public event.

15 April 2017

Suilven path repairs start with pledge to 'treat mountain with respect'

Work on repairing a badly eroded path has begun on Suilven, one of Assynt’s most popular mountains.

15 April 2017

Free OMM entry and £1,750-worth of gear on offer in Lifesystems competition

Outdoor brand Lifesystems is offering the chance to win a free entry to a mountain marathon, along with all the recommended gear to take part.

15 April 2017

Lakeland walker calls for help after getting stuck at Barf rescue hotspot

A walker was rescued from a Lake District fell after getting stuck on steep ground. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was called out shortly before 11am...

13 April 2017

Three mountain bikers among five incidents in 24 hours for Edale rescuers

A fallen boulderer was among five incidents a Peak District rescue team was called out to in 24 hours, including three mountain bikers.

11 April 2017

Walker airlifted from remote path near Little Loch Broom in Highlands

A walker was airlifted from a remote Highland path after she fell and injured herself. Dundonnell Mountain Rescue Team was alerted on Monday evenin...

11 April 2017

Yorkshire Dales authority takes on Cumbrian rights of way after enlargement

A national park authority has agreed to take on responsibility for an extra 300 miles of rights of way, following the park's enlargement last August.

08 April 2017

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