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Runner Nicky Spinks smashes Josh Naylor Challenge record on 50th birthday

A record-breaking ultrarunner celebrated her 50th birthday by smashing another record. Nicky Spinks ran the 50 or so miles of the Joss Naylor Lakel...

Duke of Edinburgh's Award team rescued from Lakeland fell after getting lost

A group of teenagers undertaking an expedition was helped to safety after getting lost on the Lake District fells.

James Blake appointed new YHA boss with pledge on £30m East End 'super hostel'

The new boss of a youth hostelling charity has pledged to prioritise the delivery of a £30m ‘super hostel’ in the East End of London.

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.

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.

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.

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...

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.

New George Fisher woolly webcams will give Lakeland walkers fellside views

A leading Lake District retailer will offer a new view of the fells, thanks to its innovative woolly webcams.

Injured Lakeland fellrunner airlifted from Robinson after fall

An injured fellrunner was airlifted from a Lake District mountain after falling during a race. The 60-year-old was taking part in the Anniversary W...

Fifth Easter rescue for Keswick team after Stockley Bridge walker injured

A Lake District team rounded off a busy Easter weekend with its fifth rescue of the holiday period. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was alerted about ...

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.

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.

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...

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.

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...

Broadcaster Stuart Maconie is new president of the Ramblers

Britain’s largest walkers’ charity has a new president. Broadcaster and outdoors enthusiast Stuart Maconie was announced as the honorary head o...

Lakeland walker suffers broken ankle in slip at Aira Force

A woman was rescued from a Lake District beauty spot after injuring herself when she slipped. The 60-year-old suffered a suspected broken ankle in ...

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