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Dave Freeborn wins award for mountain rescue film as edited version released

A mountain rescuer who jointly directed a short film about the movement has received an award. Dave Freeborn produced and co-directed the promotion...

Police appeal for sightings of bloodied Borrowdale walker Christopher Green

Police are appealing for information about a man who has gone missing in the Lake District. Christopher Green, 21, of Cleator Moor in west Cumbria,...

Author Bill Bryson backs campaign to keep giant pylons out of Lake District

A leading author and outdoors activist has backed a campaign to keep giant electricity pylons out of a national park.

Mountain council warns cash restraints could delay national parks' expansion

The organisation that represents hillwalkers and climbers in England and Wales said spending cuts could threaten the extension to two national parks announced today.

Borrowdale walker rescued from Swanesty How after injuring ankle in slip

A walker was rescued from a Lake District fell after slipping and injuring her leg. The woman was walking with her partner on Swanesty How in Borro...

Man dies after collapsing while walking with friends on Skiddaw

A walker has died after collapsing on a Lake District mountain. The 51-year-old suffered a suspected heart attack while on Skiddaw with two compani...

Campaigners frustrated at 'pathetic' two-year Lakes and Dales decision delay

Campaigners say they are frustrated by Government delays on a proposed extension of two national parks in the North of England.

Patterdale team rescues sheepdog after night stuck on St Sunday Crag

A sheepdog was brought to safety by a mountain rescue team after getting stuck on a Lake District crag.

Experienced climber Martin Harris broke neck in Striding Edge fall, inquest told

An experienced mountaineer stumbled on a notorious Lake District peak and plunged 300 feet to his death, an inquest was told.

Bloodied Lakes walker Christopher Green found 300 miles away in London

A man who sparked a major search after he was seen with his face covered in blood on a Lake District fell has been found safe more than 300 miles away.

Search begins after police concern for blood-covered Borrowdale walker

Police say they are concerned for a man seen walking on a Lake District footpath with blood on his face.

Helvellyn walker dies after collapsing on Swirral Edge

A man has died after collapsing on a Lake District ridge. Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team was called out this morning to Swirral Edge on Helvellyn,...

Government confirms Lakes and Dales national parks will be extended

The Government has announced that two national parks in northern England will be extended. The long-awaited decision to extend the Yorkshire Dales ...

Climber seriously injured in fall from Dow Crag near Coniston

A climber was seriously injured in a fall from a Lake District crag. The man was on a route on Dow Crag near Coniston on Saturday afternoon when he...

Mountain rescuers called out after man gets stuck under Aira Force bridge

A rescue team was called out to aid a man who had got stuck at a Lake District beauty spot. Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team was alerted about 11.55...

Lakeland walker finds man's body at base of crag in Far Easedale

A walker heading for a Lake District scrambling route discovered a man’s body at the base of a crag.

Rescuers searching for missing walker find body on Fleetwith Pike

Rescuers searching for a walker missing on the Lake District fells have found a body. Three teams and six search dogs and handlers were called out ...

Borrowdale walker dies despite passers-by resuscitation attempts

A walker has died on a Lake District fell despite efforts by passers-by to save him. The man was found at the top of Grains Gill near Glaramara on ...

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