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Lake District planners give go-ahead for Ullswater valley flood relief scheme

Lake District planners have given the green light to a project to reduce the risk of flooding in the Ullswater valley.

Lakeland rescuers find two more lost walkers after locating disoriented pair

Rescuers in the Lake District who were called out to find two lost walkers found two more disoriented hikers after locating the first pair.

Keswick rescuers kept busy with calls from Manx police and stranded campers

Mountain rescuers in Keswick had a busy period earlier this week, with four calls for help in 18 hours.

Fellrunner Joss Naylor returns to mountains to complete unfinished business

A fellrunning legend returned to the Lakeland mountains at the weekend to address unfinished business.

Mountain rescuers' new leaflet urges hillgoers to plan ahead to avoid callouts

Rescue organisations in England and Wales have released their latest version of a leaflet aimed at increasing safety for outdoor enthusiasts.

Wainwright Society calendar goes on sale to raise cash for Blencathra Centre

A calendar produced by aficionados of the late Alfred Wainwright has gone on sale. Profits from the Wainwright Society’s 2020 calendar will help ...

Injured Lakeland walker airlifted after fall on Buttermere fells

A walker was airlifted from a Lake District fell after suffering multiple injuries in a fall. The 67-year-old fell on the descent from High Crag to...

New ladder opens for 'gravity-defying' ascent of Borrowdale's Bowder Stone

One of the Lake District’s strangest attractions will be back in action with the official opening of a newly installed ascent route.

Lakeland walker dies after falling into Borrowdale gill

A walker has died after falling into a Lake District gorge. The 72-year-old was walking above Borrowdale on Wednesday with his wife and dog when th...

Lakeland walker dies after collapsing on Hindscarth descent

A walker has died after collapsing on a Lake District fell. The man passed away despite the best efforts of his son, air ambulance crew and mountai...

Rescuers called out to Latrigg after walker complains of dizziness following fall

Rescuers were called out to a man who was reported to be feeling dizzy after falling over on a Lake District hillside.

Group including National Trust plans Windermere Lakeland 'gateway' development

A consortium that includes the National Trust and the Lake District authority is planning to develop land near Windermere to create a ‘gateway’ to the area.

Injured Lake District climber rescued from Borrowdale crag in 5½-hour operation

A climber who fell 100ft on a Lake District crag was rescued in an operation lasting 5½ hours. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was alerted about 4.30...

Scouts aid Keswick rescuers in reckless Cat Bells 'incident'

Lake District mountain rescuers were called upon to deal with an incident where a group of youths had stolen a minibus and driven it up a fell, resulting in numerous injuries.

Hostelling charity YHA appoints first woman chair Margaret Hart

A hostelling organisation has appointed the first female chair in its 89-year history. Margaret Hart is the new head of YHA (England & Wales), whic...

Two rescued from Lakeland fell after getting stuck on Great End scramble

Two people were rescued from a Lake District fell after getting stuck while scrambling. The man and woman, both 30, called for help when they got c...

Cyclist Katherine Moore dies on Wrynose Pass during Coast to Coast sportive

A cyclist has died in an incident on a Lake District pass. Katherine Moore was taking part in a Coast to Coast event when she was injured on the Wr...

Cumbria police appeal for information after cyclist dies in Haweswater area

Police in the Lake District are appealing for information after a cyclist died. Cumbria Constabulary said officers were called to the Haweswater ar...


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