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New short films help Westmorland Dales visitors identify meadow wild flowers

Can you tell a melancholy thistle from a common knapweed? Would you be able to identify red clover or yellow rattle?...

Lake District walker injured after being charged by bullock

A man was injured after being charged by a bullock while walking in the Lake District. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was called to the incident in f...

Rescuers respond twice in four hours to walkers stuck on Tryfan's West Face

Rescuers were called out twice in less than four hours to aid walkers stuck on the West Face of Tryfan.

Lost walkers treated for hypothermia after being rescued from Lakeland fell

Two walkers were treated for hypothermia after being rescued from a Lake District fell. The pair got lost between Stony Cove Pike and High Street o...

Family rescued after getting lost on Coast to Coast Walk

A family group of walkers attempting part of the Coast to Coast walk was rescued after getting lost in a section in the Lake District.

Two Sca Fell walkers rescued after getting stuck on Broad Stand

Two walkers were rescued after getting stuck on steep ground at a Lake District accident black spot. The pair became cragfast on Broad Stand on Sca...

Wainwright Society republishes out-of-print Outlying Fells guidebook

An out-of-print guidebook the author of which said he would never write has been republished by the Wainwright Society.

Lakeland walker thanks rescuers after breaking ankle on 'back of Skiddaw' path

A walker was stretchered from a Lake District fellside after injuring his ankle. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 3.25pm on Friday...

Lakeland police step up patrols to tackle anti-social camping in national park

Police in the Lake District said they will be carrying out patrols to tackle problem anti-social camping.

Lakeland walker 'paralysed by exposure' rescued from Cat Bells scramble

A man was rescued from a Lake District fell after becoming stuck on a rocky section of the ascent. The 46-year-old and his partner were on their wa...

Teen rescued from Helvellyn after succumbing to heat exhaustion

A teenager was rescued after suffering heat exhaustion attempting the ascent of England’s third-highest mountain.

Climber airlifted to hospital after suffering head injuries in fall on Lakeland crag

A climber was airlifted to hospital after suffering serious injuries in a fall from a Lake District crag.

Missing mountain biking group sparks major search on Lakeland fells

An ill prepared family group sparked a major search after going missing while mountain biking in foul weather on the Lake District fells.

Rescuers battle heavy Lake District traffic to reach injured gill scrambler

Rescuers had to negotiate their way through heavy traffic to reach a woman who had injured her ankle while gill scrambling in the Lake District.

Cash grant kick-starts appeal to re-open access to viaduct in Westmorland Dales

A new scheme has provided cash to help a charity restore public access to a viaduct in the Yorkshire Dales national park.

Rise in number of staycation walkers brings 'tidal wave' of Lakeland rescue team callouts

Volunteer rescuers in the Lake District say they are facing ‘a tidal wave’ of avoidable callouts as inexperienced walkers take to the fells.

Lakeland camping group rescued from Hallin Fell after tent blown over

Rescuers went to the aid of three people who were stranded on a Lake District fell after their tent blew over.

Firefighter Ricky Lightfoot to lead trailblazing charity team in Bob Graham relay

A firefighting fellrunner is set to blaze a trail in a challenge relay – wearing his full fire kit.


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