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Neil Talbott wins gruelling 60-mile Fellsman race at first attempt

The winner of this year’s gruelling Fellsman event in the Yorkshire Dales said he was thrilled to bits to have won the race at the first attempt.

30 April 2018

Tom Owens wins Three Peaks Race but Peace's record stands

The record for the gruelling ‘marathon with mountains’ in the Yorkshire Dales remained unbroken after the winner finished just three minutes outside the existing fastest time.

29 April 2018

Lake District climber dies after falling on Raven Crag in Great Langdale

A climber has died in a fall on a Lake District crag. Langdale Ambleside Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 6.35pm on Sunday after the man f...

26 April 2018

Derby team called to three rescues in one afternoon

A rescue team was called out three times in succession in one afternoon to deal with injured walkers and a climber.

24 April 2018

Buxton rescuer Darren Hunt aids collapsed runner during London Marathon

A member of a mountain rescue team put his casualty care skills to good use while taking part in the London Marathon.

23 April 2018

New Cumbria National Trust boss Jeremy Barlow makes pledge on landscape

The man who has taken over the National Trust’s operations in Cumbria says rebuilding the memorial cairn on top of England’s highest mountain is among the charity’s key tasks this year.

17 April 2018

Climber rescued from Lake District crag after ropes jam during abseil

A climber was rescued after he got stuck on a Lake District crag when his ropes jammed while abseiling.

17 April 2018

Injured walker stretchered from Lakeland fell as weather thwarts two helicopter rescues

Bad weather prevented two helicopters from airlifting an injured walker from a Lake District fell. The 55-year-old woman fell about 20-30ft from th...

14 April 2018

Wainwright Society hands over cash for repairs to footpath on High Street route

Aficionados of the late author Alfred Wainwright have raised thousands of pounds to help improve a footpath on a Lake District mountain.

12 April 2018

Major cross-border search launched after walker goes missing in Cheviots

A major search was mounted on the Scotland-England border after a walker was reported missing. Three rescue teams and a Coastguard helicopter joine...

30 April 2018

Walker and dog rescued after straying on to steep landslip near Keswick

A walker was rescued after getting stuck on steep ground at the site of a landslide in the Lake District.

27 April 2018

Lake District bosses look at driverless pod as possible transport for national park

Visitors to the Lake District will be able to get a glimpse of the future when a driverless ‘pod’ makes its debut in the national park.

25 April 2018

Past Three Peaks Race winners return with eye on 22-year-old course record

Four former winners of a ‘marathon with mountains’ plus the reigning women’s champion will be heading back to the hills this weekend with an eye on the race’s record.

23 April 2018

Yorkshire Dales walker airflifted to hospital after slipping at Gordale Scar

A walker was airlifted after injuring herself when she slipped on wet rocks at a Yorkshire Dales beauty spot.

22 April 2018

Walkers and mountain biker rescued in busy three-day period for Patterdale team

A Lake District rescue team was called out four times in three days to aid three walkers and a mountain biker in separate incidents.

17 April 2018

Rescuers 'gobsmacked' as search dog Dolly's vet bill appeal target reached

An appeal set up to raise cash for vital operations for a search dog reached its target in just five days, thanks to the generosity of the public.

14 April 2018

Friends of Lake District urge outdoor fans to join Great Cumbrian Litter Pick

A charity is urging members of the public to join it in an effort to clean up the countryside. Friends of the Lake District will stage its Great Cu...

12 April 2018

Body of man found on Latrigg near Keswick

A man’s body has been found on a Lake District fell. Police received a phone call on Tuesday morning after the discovery on Latrigg, overlooking ...

12 April 2018

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