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Lakeland walker airlifted after injuring head in fall on Birk Side

A walker was airlifted from a Lake District fell after he was knocked unconscious in a fall. The 68-year-old was walking with his nephew on Birk Si...

BMC's Mend Our Mountains crowdfunding appeal launches with £150,000 target

The British Mountaineering Council has launched a major crowdfunding appeal to help boost its campaign to improve upland paths in Britain’s national parks.

Campaigners prepare to battle Ministry of Defence over Cumbrian commons

Campaigners are preparing to go into battle against military bosses over large tracts of common land in the north Pennines.

Mystery surrounds disappearance of Blencathra triangulation circle

Mystery surrounds the disappearance of an Ordnance Survey ring on a Lake District mountain. Several social media posts over the past few days have ...

Three teams in Great Gable search after 12-year-old and granddad reported missing

A major night search involving three rescue teams and a helicopter was mounted when a man and his 12-year-old granddaughter were reported missing in the Lake District.

Lakeland campers rescued after getting trapped by floodwater in Borrowdale

A couple camping in the Lake District were rescued after they woke in the early hours to find their tent floating in flood water.

Three new shelters opened as Mountain Bothies Association reveals £80,000 spend

The charity that looks after more than 100 mountain shelters across Britain said it spent £81,000 on maintaining them last year.

England has a new mountain: Miller Moss. Now go find it

Three amateur surveyors lugged their professional-quality satellite and surveying gear to the summit of two Lakeland fells in the quest for a new mountain and found one.

Mountain rescuers use boat to reach Derwent Water island after baby's fall

Mountain rescuers used an inflatable boat to reach a three-month-old baby who had fallen from bed while on a Lake District island.

Fellrunner Joss Naylor opens Wasdale rescuers' new £643,000 base

Renowned fellrunner Joss Naylor has officially opened his local rescue team’s new purpose-built base.

Old foghorn, gunpowder works, disused mineral works? Walkers, take your pick

What do an old fog horn, gunpowder works and the Lake District’s last mineral mine have in common? They’re all destinations on offer for walker...

Five Scafell walkers rescued from Broad Stand 24 hours after man's fatal fall at site

A group of walkers was rescued from a Lake District accident blackspot just 24 hours after a man had fallen to his death at the same site.

Sprinkling Tarn camper rescued after breaking leg in night trip

A man was rescued from a Lake District fell after breaking his leg while wild camping. The 55-year-old was with his two sons at Sprinkling Tarn in ...

Two dogs strechered from fell after 30ft plunge on Castle Crag

Two dogs were stretchered from a Lake District fell after they fell 30ft from a crag. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was alerted shortly before 1pm o...

'Wet and cold' Lakeland walkers in night rescue after failing to find Priest's Hole

Forty mountain rescuers were woken in the early hours of Sunday after a group of walkers called for help after getting lost.

Rescuers' weather forecast plea after Lakeland campers awake to mist-covered fell

A Lake District rescue team pleaded with the public to plan ahead and check weather forecasts after it was called out five times over the weekend, including three in one day.

Rescuers put training skills into practice as walkers get stuck on Carrock Fell

A father and son were rescued after getting stuck on steep ground on a Lake District hillside. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was alerted to the inci...

MPs say English national parks could be used for burying nuclear waste

England’s national parks and areas of outstanding natural beauty could be used to bury nuclear waste.

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