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Mountain weather service forecasts extended to include south Wales hills

A specialist weather service aimed at hillgoers has added a new area to its coverage. The Mountain Weather Information Service is now carrying fore...

Friends' quick thinking helps save man as Blencathra walker suffers heart attack

Quick thinking by a walkers’ companions helped avert a tragedy after he suffered heart problems on a Lake District mountain.

Keswick festival organisers welcome early reopening of main Lakes road

Organisers of a major outdoor festival taking place in the Lake District this month have welcomed the early reopening of the national park’s main north-south road.

Extra time for Mend our Mountains scheme as appeal extended by a week

A crowdfunding appeal to help repair mountain footpaths has gone into extra time. The British Mountaineering Council’s Mend our Mountains campaig...

'Extremely lucky' climber airlifted from crag after Great Gable fall

A climber was described by rescuers as extremely lucky after suffering only leg injuries in a fall on a Lake District mountain.

Three callouts in one day as Coniston rescuers aid walkers and runner

A Lake District rescue team was called out three times in one day to deal with incidents over the bank holiday weekend.

New Lake District walkers' and cyclists' track opens at Dunmail Raise

A new track for cyclists and walkers was officially opened, linking the North and South of the Lake District.

Teen airlifted to hospital after banging head in Scale Force slip

A teenager was airlifted to hospital after slipping and banging her head on a Lake District fell. The 14-year-old from Essex suffered dizziness and...

New Ullswater Way opens, offering 20-mile walking circuit of lake

A new walking route has opened in a corner of the Lake District hit hard by last year’s floods. The Ullswater Way offers a waymarked circular pat...

Keswick festival Fell Care Day volunteers brave wind and rain in clean-up event

A team of volunteers recovered from an early morning setback to complete their tasks clearing rubbish and restoring paths as part of a mountain festival.

Review: Life of a Mountain: Blencathra by Terry Abraham

Independent film-maker Terry Abraham's second movie in a Lake District trilogy is a visually stunning portrait of 'the people's mountain'.

Lakeland Dunmail Raise road set to re-open tomorrow, three weeks early

The main road through an English national park will open tomorrow, five months after severe floods washed part of it away.

Ill Lakeland walker rescued from Rannerdale Knotts

A walker was rescued after becoming unwell on a Lake District fell. The 65-year-old woman from Essex was on a circular walk on Rannerdale Knotts on...

Woman airlifted from Blencathra after suffering allergic reaction

A woman was airlifted from a Lake District fellside after she became ill. The 18-year-old Cockermouth woman suffered an allergic reaction while on ...

Mother and daughter rescued from Greenup Edge after getting lost in blizzard

Two walkers were rescued after getting into difficulties in a blizzard on a Lake District fell. Three rescue teams were involved in the operation t...

Time is running out to pledge cash to Mend Our Mountains crowdfunder

Time is running out for outdoor fans to pledge their cash to help a crowdfunding effort to repair some of England and Wales’s most popular mountain paths.

Lakeland fell Cat Bells lit up during event raising £11,000 for Nepal earthquake victims

An event that lit up one of the Lake District’s most popular fells raised more than £11,000 to help victims of last year’s Nepal earthquakes.

Jasmin Paris smashes women's Bob Graham Round record by more than two hours

A woman ultrarunner is reported to have smashed the female record for completing one of England’s toughest challenges.

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