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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 ...

Lakeland walker with head injury airlifted from Pillar

A walker was rescued from a Lake District fell after he suffered a head injury. The Caernarfon Coastguard helicopter flew to the scene at Wind Gap ...

More than 100 volunteers spruce up Blencathra during fell care day

A Lake District fell got a spruce-up when more than a hundred people cleared a mountain of rubbish. The 140 volunteers and staff saw off 300 pieces...

Full house for film-maker Terry Abraham at Friends of Lakes annual lecture

An IT worker turned outdoors film-maker whose movie was featured on BBC spoke to a packed house at a Lake District lecture.

Body of missing paraglider found by rescuers on Fleetwith Pike

The body of a missing paraglider has been found on a Lake District fell. Mountain rescue teams found the man on Fleetwith Pike, overlooking Butterm...

Cumbrian rescuers search for walker Yvonne Mullen on Crosby Ravensworth Fell

Volunteer rescuers from teams across the Lake District have been involved in the search for a woman who went missing on a Cumbrian hill.

Walker airlifted to hospital after collapsing on Old Man of Coniston

A walker was airlifted to hospital after collapsing on a Lake District mountain. The 66-year-old woman from Clacton-on-Sea in Essex was near the su...

BBC Radio Four Listening Project will hear Keswick mountain rescue stories

Rescuers and casualties will share their thoughts in a radio broadcast on Monday morning. BBC Radio 4’s The Listening Project will be hosted by K...

Campaigners welcome withdrawal of Thirlmere fells fence plans

Campaigners have welcomed a decision to withdraw plans for fencing on a Lake District common. United Utilities said it wants to carry out consultat...

Walker airlifted after injuring leg on Tryfan descent

A walker was rescued from the slopes of a Snowdonia mountain after injuring her leg. The 60-year-old was forced to abandon her attempts to walk to ...

Rescuers called out to help pair reported to be stuck on Striding Edge

Rescuers were called out to help two walkers who were reported to be stuck on a Lake District ridge. Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team was alerted by...

Mountain rescuers use boat to reach injured Ullswater walker

Mountain rescuers used their specialist boat to reach an injured walker in the Lake District. The 67-year-old from Rugby in Warwickshire was walkin...

Three callouts in one day for Patterdale rescuers as two women suffer strokes

A Lake District rescue team was called out three times in one day to help members of the public in difficulties.

Body of woman found near Crosby Ravensworth Fell

Police in Cumbria said a body has been found near Crosby Ravensworth Fell. A spokesperson said the body of an elderly woman was found on Saturday m...

Pack a torch, say rescuers, after Cross Fell walker gets lost in dark

Rescuers have reminded outdoor enthusiasts they need to remember daylight hours are shortening, after a walker had to be helped from the highest hill in the Pennines.

Lakeland campaingers urge public to say no to plans for 15 miles of pylons

Campaigners say the beauty of a national park is threatened by plans to build a power line with pylons as high as Nelson’s Column.

RAF Sea King nears end of service as three rescue teams aid injured biker

Three mountain rescue teams worked with an RAF Sea King helicopter for perhaps the last time when a motorcyclist was injured at a remote site near the Scottish border.

Mountain biker airlifted to hospital after crashing near Cockermouth

A mountain biker was rescued after injuring herself when she fell from her machine in Lake District woodland.


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