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Man rescued from Coniston Fells after injuring leg in 50ft fall

A man was rescued after suffering a leg injury when he fell on a Lake District mountainside. Ambulance staff asked for help from Coniston Mountain ...

YHA to begin limited re-opening of English youth hostels in July

Youth hostels in England will begin a limited re-opening in mid-July as Covid-19 restrictions are eased.

Mountaineers welcome Holyrood's plans to ease 'stay local' rules for exercise

Mountaineering Scotland has welcomed the Scottish Government’s relaxation of lockdown rules which will lift the requirement to stay local for outdoor exercise.

Lakeland climber 'remarkably lucky' as helmet prevents serious injury in fall

Rescuers said a young climber was ‘remarkably lucky’ after surviving a fall on a Lake District crag with minor injuries.

Boy rescued after falling while walking on Coniston Fells

A boy was rescued from a Lake District fell after injuring himself. The 11-year-old suffered a bang to the head when he fell on the Prison Band on ...

Lake District police go on patrol to catch campers breaking lockdown rules

Police in the Lake District have been carrying out patrols where visitors are suspected of camping. Under current government rules, overnight stays...

Keswick rescuers called out to report of man with broken femur

Rescuers were called out to aid an injured man in a Lake District valley on Sunday. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was alerted at 6pm to reports the ...

Lakeland teams warn: be prepared for longer wait for rescue during Covid-19 crisis

Rescuers in the Lake District are warning the public it will take longer to reach them if they need help during the coronavirus crisis.

Father and son rescued after getting lost walking near Lakeland accident blackspot

Two walkers were rescued after getting lost in poor visibility near an accident blackspot in the Lake District.

Wainwright Striding Edge sketch sells for 'record' £10,200

A pen-and-ink sketch by the late author and artist Alfred Wainwright sold for what is believed to be a record price.

Rescuers find body of walker after major search on Howgill Fells

Rescuers looking for a missing walker on the Howgill Fells discovered a body. A major search operation was launched when the man failed to return f...

Lakeland rescuers plead with hillgoers to stay within limits after rise in callouts

Rescuers in the Lake District have appealed to hillgoers to know their limits and stay in them. The plea follows a sharp rise in the number of call...

Lakes police warn Castlerigg solstice visitors against camping

Police have reminded visitors thinking of making a summer solstice visit to a Lake District stone circle that overnight camping is banned.

Lakeland teams combine to rescue walker injured at Sty Head Pass

Two Lake District teams combined to rescue an injured walker. The 19-year-old hurt her ankle in a fall near Sty Head Pass...

Lake District rescuers and Surrey outdoor centre gain Queen's Award

A group of mountain rescuers and an outdoor activities centre have been honoured for their work. The Lake District Search and Mountain Rescue Assoc...

Cyclist taken to hospital after crashing at Honister Pass bridge

A cyclist was taken to hospital after crashing on the Honister Pass in the Lake District. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 4.10pm ...

Yorkshire Dales visitors can 'clear their heads' but Cumbria not ready for large influx

National park bosses in the Yorkshire Dales said the area would be a place where key workers and members of households could come to exercise over the coming bank holiday weekend.

Police issue penalties to eight wild campers in Yorkshire Dales

Police in the Yorkshire Dales have handed fixed-penalty notices to a group found wild camping. A local resident reported five tents had been pitche...


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