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Review: Trails with Tales – intriguing walks round Leighton Moss, Silverdale and Arnside, by Beth and Steve Pipe

The area of outstanding natural beauty lying just outside the Lake District national park is brought to life in this series of short walks.

Battle lines drawn over Thirlmere zipwire as public urged to make views known

A conservation charity has outlined its reasons for opposing controversial plans to build zipwires across a Lake District reservoir.

Rescuers praise 'splendid effort' of 80-year-old and friends in Lakeland incident

Rescuers were alerted after a group of walkers, including an 80-year-old woman, were reported to be in difficulties on the fells in the Lake District.

Injured Blencathra walker airlifted after slip on Blease Fell

An injured walker was airlifted from a Lake District fell after she slipped in wintry conditions. The 35-year-old was on Blease Fell on Blencathra ...

Formal plans submitted to Lakes authority for two Thirlmere zipwires

Developers who want to build two zipwires across a Lake District reservoir have submitted their formal plans.

Kendal Mountain Festival: the land of white waterproofs and false moustaches

As another Kendal Mountain Festival winds up, ponder the need for false moustaches and white waterproof jackets.

Rescuers in desperate calls for helicopter after Lakeland walker's cardiac arrest

A rescue team desperately tried to get a helicopter to help with an injured woman who had suffered a suspected cardiac arrest on a Lake District fellside.

Fix the Fells seeks walkers' votes to secure £25,000 Scafell Pike path repair

The Fix the Fells partnership is urging outdoor enthusiasts to cast their vote in an online poll it hopes will bring in £25,000 to repair a path on England’s highest mountain.

Injured man airlifted from Coniston fell after falling 100ft from scramble

A man was airlifted from a Lake District mountainside after falling about 100ft. A member of the public raised the alarm after seeing the man tumbl...

Cumbrian council rules Kirkby Moor windfarm must be dismantled as planned

Planners in Cumbria have ruled a windfarm near the boundary of the Lake District national park must be dismantled when its current consent runs out.

Walker stretchered from Helvellyn slopes after suffering head injury

A walker was stretchered from a Lake District fell after injuring himself. Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team was called out at 1.35pm on Saturday whe...

Lakeland felltop assessors celebrate 30 years of service that began with 10p pieces

The man who pioneered the Lake District’s daily winter weather reports revealed the service relied on a pocketful of 10p pieces when it began.

Lakeland walker stretchered from fell after Walla Crag injury

A walker was stretchered from a Lake District fell after injuring herself. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 12.25pm on Friday when...

Injured Lakeland walker in six-hour rescue after fall on Pillar

An injured walker was rescued from a Lake District fell in a night-time operation lasting more than six hours.

British Mountaineering Council launches new £1m bid to Mend Our Mountains

The British Mountaineering Council has launched an ambitious £1m project to help repair paths in Britain’s national parks.

Police probe after Great Gable Remembrance Day walkers' cars damaged

Police in the Lake District are investigating after several cars belonging to walkers were damaged while parked in Borrowdale.

Film-maker Richard Else: 'I believe Alfred Wainwright had Asperger Syndrome'

A film-maker who collaborated with acclaimed Lakeland guidebook author Alfred Wainwright said he believes the man had Asperger Syndrome.

'Brutal' Lakeland conditions test runners' mettle in 50th OMM event

Conditions described by organisers as ‘brutal’ led to a fifth of competitors retiring early from the 50th Original Mountain Marathon.

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