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Cumbrian mountain rescue volunteers in action as blizzards sweep county

Mountain rescuers had to dig through a quarter of a mile of snowdrifts to reach a patient with heart problems in Cumbria.

Patterdale mountain rescuers aid man seriously injured in fall from gritting lorry

A Lake District mountain rescue team was called to help a seriously injured man who had fallen from a gritting lorry.

Lakeland walker airlifted after suffering serious injuries in fall near Grisedale Tarn

A walker suffered serious injuries after sliding a long distance on a Lake District fell. Members of the public heard shouts for help from the hill...

Lake District slate mine company submits new plans for zipwire at Honister

The operators of Honister Slate Mine in the Lake District have applied for planning permission to install a zipwire.

Lakeland walker airlifted after injuring head in tumble while descending Pillar

Two helicopters were called to aid an injured walker who tumbled a considerable distance while descending a Lake District fell.

Man dies in 300ft fall from scrambling route on Dow Crag near Coniston

A man has died after falling more than 300ft from a Lake District cliff. Coniston Mountain Rescue Team was alerted about 12.05pm on Thursday to rep...

FOI request reveals planning officer recommended Thirlmere zipwire refusal

Lake District bosses have revealed the national park’s planning officer had recommended rejection of the plans for zipwires across Thirlmere.

Labrador Paddy rescued after running away from owners on Lonscale Fell

A walkers’ dog was rescued from a Lake District hillside after getting stuck on steep ground. Paddy the labrador was with his owners on Lonscale ...

Lost Blencathra walkers' lack of compass 'could have had serious consequences'

A group of badly equipped walkers was guided to safety by phone after getting lost on Blencathra in the Lake District.

United Utilities rules out any further Thirlmere zipwire application

The company that owns the Thirlmere reservoir in the Lake District said it will not support any repeated application for zipwires at the site.

Lake District walker dies after falling on Scafell Pike snow slope

A walker has died after falling a ‘considerable distance’ on England’s highest mountain. Three mountaineers found the man on Scafell Pike and...

Injured Lakeland walker airlifted from Pillar after falling 'considerable distance'

A rescue team was called out to a Lake District mountain for the second time in 24 hours when a lone walker fell and injured himself.

Rescuers' winter advice after man suffers serious injuries in Crinkle Crags fall

A man suffered serious injuries after falling more than 300ft on a Lake District fell. Langdale Ambleside Mountain Rescue Team was called out about...

Rescue team paramedic reaches Cat Bells walker within minutes after ankle injury

A walker received help within minutes after badly injuring her ankle in a slip on a Lake District fell.

Climber enlists public's help to rescue dogs stranded on Helvellyn for two days

Climbers have rescued two dogs that were stuck for two day in a precarious position high on England’s third tallest mountain in freezing conditions.

Controversial Thirlmere zipwire plans withdrawn over MoD low-flying concerns

Plans for a controversial zipwire across Thirlmere in the Lake District have been withdrawn. Mike Turner of Treetop Trek, the man behind the propos...

Lake District rescuers in seven-hour operation after man falls 160ft on Great End

A man who fell more than 160ft on a Lake District mountain was rescued in an operation lasting seven hours.

Lakeland walker rescued after injuring ankle on Styhead path

A walker was rescued from a Lake District fell after injuring herself. The 55-year-old was walking with a group of friends on the Sty Head path abo...

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