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John Muir Trust agrees to take over Helvellyn from national park

Conservation charity the John Muir Trust is in line to take over management of England’s third highest mountain.

Wainwright Society annual challenge raises £1,500 for Fix the Fells

Aficionados of the celebrated Lakeland writer Alfred Wainwright have raised £1,500 in their annual charity challenge.

Fell-care volunteers battle wild weather as Keswick festival site forced to close

Volunteers faced wild weather as they battled to maintain the fells as part of Keswick Mountain Festival.

Fellrunner alerts rescuers to man stuck overnight on Lake District fell

A fellrunner alerted rescuers to a man who had spent the night stuck on a Lake District hillside in cold, wet conditions.

Lakeland walker with severe chest pains airlifted from Whiteside

A walker suffering severe chest pain was airlifted from a Lake District mountain. Cockermouth Mountain Rescue Team was alerted at 12.45pm on Wednes...

Lake District flip-flop walker rescued after getting stuck on scree

Rescuers in the Lake District were called out to rescue a man stuck on a fellside in flip-flops. Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team was called out abo...

Two teams in rescue of injured Lakeland walker on Hay Stacks

Two Lake District rescue teams combined to aid an injured walker on a fell. Cockermouth Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 10.30am on Friday...

Ultrarunner Adam Perry misses Lake District 24-hour record by just 15 minutes

Ultrarunner Adam Perry has narrowly failed to beat a 20-year-old record for summiting Lake District peaks.

Walkers planning Three Peaks Challenge need to prepare carefully, say experts

Anyone planning to tackle the national Three Peaks Challenge needs to prepare carefully, experts said.

Injured, lost and stuck walkers keep Cockermouth rescuers busy with three callouts

A walker on the Coast to Coast route was airlifted from a Lake District fell after injuring herself. The visitor from Western Australia hurt her an...

Mountain Bothies Association takes over Lingy Hut in northern Lake District

The Mountain Bothies Association has taken over responsibility for a hut in the northern Lake District.

Coast to Coast walker rescued after injuring ankle in Grisedale

A walker was rescued after injuring herself on the Lake District fells. The 68-year-old Guernsey woman slipped and suffered a suspected broken ankl...

Couple rescued from Priest's Hole cave after hypothermia alert

A couple had to be rescued after getting into difficulties at a Lake District cave that featured in a television programme.

Ultrarunner Tom Holllins aborts double Bob Graham Round attempt after falling ill

Ultrarunner Tom Hollins had to abandon his attempt to run a double Bob Graham Round at the weekend when he became unwell.

Diversion opens on Keswick railway footpath route destroyed by Storm Desmond

A new diversion on a route in the Lake District that was hit by Storm Desmond has been opened to walkers.

Locked gate delays rescuers after Coledale walker injures ankle

A mountain rescue team was delayed by a locked gate when it was called out to rescue a Lake District walker.

Rescue helicopter retreats to avoid blowing cragfast Blencathra pair from Sharp Edge

A rescue helicopter had to back off from winching two men stuck on a Lake District ridge for fear of blowing them from their precarious position with the rotor blades’ downwash.

Adventurer Paul Rose reveals his 'beautiful secret' Yorkshire Wolds Way in BBC show

A man who has tackled adrenalin-fuelled polar expeditions revels in the slow pace of a walk along one of England’s least visited national trails.

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