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Mountain marathon runner rescued from Lakeland fell after ankle injury

A runner was rescued after injuring herself in a slip while descending a Lake District fell during a mountain marathon.

Boy rescued from fell after fainting on Lake District expedition

A boy was rescued from a Lake District fell after fainting while on an expedition. The 12-year-old collapsed at the top of Grisedale, close to the ...

Duke of Edinburgh's Award teen stretchered from Lakeland fell after passing out

A teenager on a Duke of Edinburgh’s Award expedition was stretchered from a Lake District fell after he passed out.

Mountain weather service rejigs forecast areas to offer better service to walkers

A specialist mountain weather forecasting service has upgraded its coverage for the North of England.

Lake District climber rescued after injuring leg in fall from Borrowdale crag

A climber was rescued from a Lake District crag after suffering a suspected broken leg in a fall. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was called out about...

Campaign groups mark 70th anniversary of access law with pledge on national parks

Five campaign groups have sealed a pledge to protect national parks and make them more accessible. A time capsule containing the pledge was buried ...

Mountaineering council prepares to launch litter-busting H2O campaign

Hillwalkers and climbers will be asked to take part in a major campaign to clean up the country’s mountains.

Coachload of passengers among 33 people aided by rescuers on wintry Kirkstone Pass

A Lake District team went to the aid of 33 people caught in wintry conditions on the Kirkstone Pass. Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team said there wer...

Five Cumbrian charities benefit from £100,000 gift as Friends of Blencathra winds up

Five charities will benefit from funds raised for an unsuccessful bid to buy a Lake District mountain.

Hen party helps light up Cat Bells in Lakeland Festival of Light

A hen party and a couple celebrating their engagement were among thousands of people who helped light up a Lakeland fell.

Woman rescued after injuring leg in fall into Lake District beck

A woman who injured her leg when she fell into a Lakeland beck during the night was rescued by volunteers from Keswick Mountain Rescue Team.

Helmet saves Lake District mountain biker from serious injury in high-speed crash

A mountain biker’s helmet saved him from a more serious injury when he fell off at high speed on a Lake District fell.

National Trust shelves Wasdale Head loo plans but will build Lake Head toilets

The National Trust has shelved plans for a new toilet block at Wasdale Head in the Lake District. It said the proposal received several objections,...

Walk in Wainwright's footsteps or take a Lakeland stroll as guided walks begin

A series of guided walks in the Lake District kicks off at the weekend. The volunteer-led walks have taken place since the 1960s and more than 70 d...

National Trust buys Lake District campsite in Eskdale for £1.65m

The National Trust has bought a popular campsite in the Lake District, bringing to five the number of sites it owns in the national park.

Cattle-grid reference helps rescuers find Lake District pair stuck on steep ground

Rescuers had to turn detective to find a couple who reported themselves stuck on steep ground in the Lake District.

TV presenter Paul Rose heads this year's Great Cumbrian Litter Pick

Explorer and television presenter Paul Rose will head up this year’s Great Cumbrian Litter Pick. The event, organised by the Friends of the Lake ...

Lakeland walker airlifted after suffering ankle injury in Langstrath

A walker was airlifted from a Lake District valley after injuring his ankle. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was called out at 3.30pm on Thursday to t...


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