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Nicky Spinks runs double Paddy Buckley Round as Wainwright date revealed

Top fellrunner and ultrarunner Nicky Spinks will give the annual Wainwright Society lecture this year.

Lake District mountain biker suffers multiple injuries in crash near Loweswater

A mountain biker suffered multiple injuries when he crashed in the Lake District. The rider, who was visiting the area from the Netherlands, went o...

Walkers and spaniel rescued after getting stuck on Lake District crag

Two walkers and their dog were rescued from a Lake District crag when they got stuck. The pair and their cocker spaniel became cragfast while makin...

Wainwright Society hands £10,800 donation to Great North Air Ambulance

The Wainwright Society has handed over more than £10,000 to the Great North Air Ambulance charity. The group, which promotes the values of the lat...

Mountain marathon runner rescued from Lakeland fell after ankle injury

A runner was rescued after injuring herself in a slip while descending a Lake District fell during a mountain marathon.

Boy rescued from fell after fainting on Lake District expedition

A boy was rescued from a Lake District fell after fainting while on an expedition. The 12-year-old collapsed at the top of Grisedale, close to the ...

Duke of Edinburgh's Award teen stretchered from Lakeland fell after passing out

A teenager on a Duke of Edinburgh’s Award expedition was stretchered from a Lake District fell after he passed out.

Mountain weather service rejigs forecast areas to offer better service to walkers

A specialist mountain weather forecasting service has upgraded its coverage for the North of England.

Lake District climber rescued after injuring leg in fall from Borrowdale crag

A climber was rescued from a Lake District crag after suffering a suspected broken leg in a fall. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was called out about...

Runners from 32 nations will line up for biggest Dragon's Back Race yet

Runners from 32 nations will line up in north Wales on Monday for the start of the event claimed to be the world’s toughest five-day mountain race.

Passing nurse and doctors aid Lakeland walker suffering chest pains on Cat Bells

A walker was airlifted from a Lake District fell after suffering chest pains. The 65-year-old reached the summit of Cat Bells when he began to feel...

On test: two- to three-season walking boots reviewed

Twelve pairs of walking boots put to the test through extensive hoofing across the hills, but which scored best?.

Adventurer Paul Rose seeks out Yorkshire Dales' hidden gems for new BBC series

Explorer and presenter Paul Rose returns to television screens this month with a short series on the Yorkshire Dales.

Hen party helps light up Cat Bells in Lakeland Festival of Light

A hen party and a couple celebrating their engagement were among thousands of people who helped light up a Lakeland fell.

Woman rescued after injuring leg in fall into Lake District beck

A woman who injured her leg when she fell into a Lakeland beck during the night was rescued by volunteers from Keswick Mountain Rescue Team.

Helmet saves Lake District mountain biker from serious injury in high-speed crash

A mountain biker’s helmet saved him from a more serious injury when he fell off at high speed on a Lake District fell.

National Trust shelves Wasdale Head loo plans but will build Lake Head toilets

The National Trust has shelved plans for a new toilet block at Wasdale Head in the Lake District. It said the proposal received several objections,...

Walk in Wainwright's footsteps or take a Lakeland stroll as guided walks begin

A series of guided walks in the Lake District kicks off at the weekend. The volunteer-led walks have taken place since the 1960s and more than 70 d...


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