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Lake District flip-flop walker rescued after getting stuck on scree

Rescuers in the Lake District were called out to rescue a man stuck on a fellside in flip-flops. Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team was called out abo...

Two teams in rescue of injured Lakeland walker on Hay Stacks

Two Lake District rescue teams combined to aid an injured walker on a fell. Cockermouth Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 10.30am on Friday...

Ultrarunner Adam Perry misses Lake District 24-hour record by just 15 minutes

Ultrarunner Adam Perry has narrowly failed to beat a 20-year-old record for summiting Lake District peaks.

Walkers planning Three Peaks Challenge need to prepare carefully, say experts

Anyone planning to tackle the national Three Peaks Challenge needs to prepare carefully, experts said.

Fred Whitton Challenge cyclist seriously injured in Honister Pass crash

A cyclist was seriously injured when he crashed while tackling a charity challenge in the Lake District.

Boy airlifted with multiple injuries after Whinlatter Forest mountain bike crash

A Coastguard helicopter landed on a forest track to airlift and injured boy to hospital after a mountain bike crash.

Lakeland walker suffers ankle injury with doctors' group in Pasture Bottom

A walker was stretchered from a Lake District fell after suffering an ankle injury when she slipped. The 50-year-old was with fellow doctors in Pas...

Review: There is no Map in Hell, by Steve Birkinshaw

Joss Naylor's record for running all 214 stood for 28 years until Steve Birkinshaw smashed it by 12 hours.

Runner Chris Perry adds to family triumphs with victory in The Fellsman

An ultrarunner confirmed a family dynasty with a win in one of the toughest events on the calendar. Chris Perry followed in his brother Adam’s fo...

Diversion opens on Keswick railway footpath route destroyed by Storm Desmond

A new diversion on a route in the Lake District that was hit by Storm Desmond has been opened to walkers.

Locked gate delays rescuers after Coledale walker injures ankle

A mountain rescue team was delayed by a locked gate when it was called out to rescue a Lake District walker.

Rescue helicopter retreats to avoid blowing cragfast Blencathra pair from Sharp Edge

A rescue helicopter had to back off from winching two men stuck on a Lake District ridge for fear of blowing them from their precarious position with the rotor blades’ downwash.

Adventurer Paul Rose reveals his 'beautiful secret' Yorkshire Wolds Way in BBC show

A man who has tackled adrenalin-fuelled polar expeditions revels in the slow pace of a walk along one of England’s least visited national trails.

Campaigners pledge to resist MoD's 'privatisation' of Cumbria common land

The Ministry of Defence stands accused of a land privatisation in the Cumbrian North Pennines. Campaigners said the ministry’s plans to deregiste...

Keswick team rigs up rope system to rescue injured Cat Gill walker

A walker was rescued after falling more than 30ft into a Lake District gill. The 70-year-old was walking up Cat Gill near Walla Crag on Thursday wh...

Man seriously injured in 300ft fall from St Sunday Crag

A man was seriously injured when he fell 300ft from a Lake District mountain. The 69-year-old suffered multiple injuries in the fall from St Sunday...

Walkers light up three Lakeland fells in event to help Nepal earthquake victims

Hundreds of walkers helped light up the Lake District hills to raise cash for charity. Participants in the Lakeland Festival of Light took to three...

Runner Nicky Spinks smashes Joss 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...

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