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Passing climber comes to aid of pair with dog stuck in snow on Sharp Edge

A passing climber saved rescuers an ‘epic’ operation after a pair of walkers got stuck on a Lake District ridge.

Family with two small children rescued after getting lost in dark on Cat Bells

Rescuers said a family caught out in darkness on a Lake District peak could have avoided getting into difficulties if they had started out earlier and taken torches.

More than 30 volunteers in five-hour rescue of injured man on Glaramara

An injured man was stretchered from a Lake District mountain in a rescue lasting more than five hours and involving more than 30 volunteers.

Dales bridge wrecked by Storm Desmond re-opens despite torrent hitting rebuilding

A bridge in the Yorkshire Dales national park that was swept away by Storm Desmond two years ago has reopened after it was rebuilt.

Two rescued from an icy Blencathra after getting lost in dark

Two young men had to be rescued from a Lake District mountain after getting lost in the dark. The pair rang for help on Saturday when they became s...

Friends of Lake District: Thirlmere zipwire plans are 'litmus test for national parks'

The Friends of the Lake District said the current application for zipwires over the Thirlmere reservoir provide a litmus test for the country’s national parks.

Tourism and business bodies back Thirlmere zipwire plans

The controversial planned zipwires across a Lake District reservoir have received backing from two tourism and business bodies.

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.

Christmas Eve walker rescued after injuring leg in Borrowdale slip

A man was rescued after slipping and injuring his leg while walking on a Lake District path. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was called out at 2.05pm ...

National Trust and actor Caroline Quentin latest opponents of Thirlmere zipwires

Leading conservation charity the National Trust has said it will object to the planned zipwire at Thirlmere.

Wainwright Society voices opposition to planned Thirlmere zipwire

Aficionados of the late Lakeland author Alfred Wainwright have evoked his memory in declaring their opposition to a proposed zipwire across Thirlmere.

Thirlmere zipwire: film-maker Terry Abraham expands on reasons for charity resignation

Film-maker Terry Abraham very publicly resigned as ambassador of the newly rebranded Lake District Foundation on Friday at the event being staged to mark its rebirth.

Film-maker Terry Abraham resigns from Lakes charity over Thirlmere zipwire stance

Acclaimed film-maker and photographer Terry Abraham has resigned from a charity over the planned zipwires at Thirlmere.

Felltop assessor Graham Uney tells of friend's fall that sparked huge rescue effort

One of the Lake District’s felltop assessors has revealed he was one of the two men involved in a mountain incident that prompted a massive rescue effort lasting more than eight hours.

Forty volunteers in eight-hour rescue of badly injured Lake District climber

Forty volunteer team members battled for more than eight hours to rescue a badly injured mountaineer from a Lake District mountainside.

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...

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