The Lake District's felltop assessors have been kitted out with gear from Bergans of Norway to protect them on their daily trips up Helvellyn.
A Cumbrian rescue team saw its callouts rise to a new high last year. Kendal Mountain Search and Rescue Team responded to 73 alerts in 2015, an inc...
Crews at the UK’s busiest search and rescue helicopter base have started their final shift. The men and women who fly the Royal Navy’s Sea King...
The year provided plenty of outdoor adventures, not least provided by Mother Nature herself, as exceptional weather became the norm.
Imagine running a marathon. Not so tough, eh? Now imagine doing it in the middle of winter, carrying a pack over rough terrain in the mountains. A...
A mountain biker was rescued from a Lake District trail after crashing and injuring himself. Coniston Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 12....
Charges at five car parks across the Lake District are being waived until after the New Year, to help attract visitors back to the area.
A group devoted to the works of the late fellwalking author Alfred Wainwright is backing a bid to help disabled people enjoy the Lake District.
A Lake District mountain rescue team was called out overnight to help residents in a nearby village which flooded for the second time four days.
Two walkers who fell from a Lake District mountain were described as very lucky by rescuers. One of the men fell 20m (65ft) from Sharp Edge on Blen...
The crest of the former Royal Navy helicopter rescue base will hang in the new civilian service’s crewroom in recognition of the history and heritage of the Scottish operation.
A Peak District rescuer has described his team’s work helping ensure the safety of flood victims across the North of England, and rescuing an injured walker and a man lost on the national park’s highest hill.
Volunteers from mountain rescue and search teams from across the country have been taking a crucial role during some of the worst floods in living memory in northern England.
Emergency services have stood down from their flood readiness in the Lake District as river levels recede.
A mountain rescue team has received more than £5,000-worth of kit after being spotted using second-hand clothing during the recent Cumbria floods.
Campaigners have expressed their disappointment at MPs’ decision to allow fracking under national parks.
An organisation has set up a fund to help restore the landscape and wildlife of the Lake District following the devastating Storm Desmond.
The Lake District’s two felltop assessors have vowed their work will carry on despite their base being ‘ripped apart’ by flood water.