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Lakeland walker airlifted from Broom Fell after injuring arm in slip

A walker was airlifted from a Lake District hill after slipping and injuring herself. Cockermouth Mountain Rescue Team was called out on Thursday w...

Boredale Hause walker airlifted to hospital after slipping on frozen grass

A walker was airlifted to hospital after injuring herself on a Lake District fell. The 73-year-old slipped on frozen grass while walking near Bored...

Lakeland fells in full winter conditions, rescuers warn, after 15 teens reported overdue

Rescuers in the Lake District issued a warning to walkers that the area’s fells are in full winter condition and correct equipment is essential if you’re heading for the hills.

Keswick rescuers called out to injured High Spy walker and man stuck on Helvellyn

A walker was airlifted to hospital after breaking her ankle on a Lake District fell. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was called out on Friday when the...

Mountain guides' plea to walkers to light up Cat Bells to raise Nepal earthquake cash

A group of mountain guides plans to light up a Lake District fell to raise cash for Nepal earthquake victims.

Friends of Blencathra: we still intend to buy mountain

A community group trying to buy a Lake District mountain insists it is still in negotiations to take over the property.

Dave Tighe's half marathon run will help rescuers who saved his life in Lakeland accident

A man who nearly lost his life in a paragliding crash in the Lake District is planning to run a half-marathon to raise cash for his rescuers.

Cumbria's Grand Day Out raises £20,000 for flood victims and mountain rescue

A day of activities aimed at raising cash for victims of the Cumbria floods and the county’s mountain rescue teams brought in double organisers’ target.

Esk Hause camper rescued after getting stuck in waist-deep snow

A man was rescued from a Lake District fell after getting stuck in waist-deep snow. The 24-year-old got into difficulties after one of his tent pol...

New Dunmail Raise trail will help Lakeland walkers and cyclists avoid main road

National park bosses have announced they will install a new trail for cyclists and walkers near a section of main road washed away by the December floods.

Air ambulance crew battles Arctic weather to airlift injured Bow Fell walker

The crew of an air ambulance battled Arctic conditions to airlift an injured walker from a Lake District mountain.

Runner airlifted to hospital after suffering injuries in Grasmere fall

A runner was airlifted to hospital after suffering serious injuries when she fell in the Lake District.

Castle Crag walker airlifted to hospital after suffering ankle injury

A walker was rescued from a Lake District fell after injuring herself in a slip. The 62-year-old was walking on Castle Crag in Borrowdale when she ...

Tragedy and comedy as Cockermouth rescuers clock up second-busiest year

A Lake District mountain rescue team had its second-busiest on record in 2015, with 76 callouts recorded in the year.

On test: winter waterproof jackets reviewed

Ten waterproof jackets with a variety of different systems designed to keep you dry on the hill. Which works best?...

Kendal Mountain Festival's 14,000 visitors boosted local economy by £2m

Visitors to one of the UK’s leading outdoor events boosted the local economy by £2m, a survey found.

Three children among family rescued from snowbound 4x4 on Lakeland track

Three children were among a family rescued after getting stuck in the snow on a remote Lake District track.

Yorkshire Dales extension moves a step closer as no objections received

The extension of an English national park has come a step closer with the announcement that there have been no objections to the proposal.

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