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Search dogs found walker Richard Cockerham alive after 48 hours on Lakeland fells

Rescuers have revealed details of the huge operation to find a walker who was missing on the Lakeland fells for 48 hours in severe weather.

Winter warning to Lakeland walkers after man rescued from icy Nethermost Pike path

Two mountain rescue teams went to the aid of a walker who injured himself when he slipped on an icy path on a Lake District fell.

Mountain rescue hoaxer Michael Cuminskey jailed after admitting faking accidents

A man has been jailed for hoaxing mountain rescuers in north Wales. Michael Cuminskey was sentenced to 16 months in prison at Caernarfon Crown Cour...

Keswick rescuers alerted after walkers' alarming find in Thirlmere woodland

Rescuers in the Lake District were alerted after walkers found what they thought was a body in woods.

UPDATED: six rescue team volunteers recognised in New Year Honours

Members of rescue teams have been recognised in the New Year Honours. Five rescuers have been appointed MBEs and a sixth will receive a British Emp...

Christmas Eve walker rescued after injuring leg in Borrowdale slip

A man was rescued after slipping and injuring his leg while walking on a Lake District path. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was called out at 2.05pm ...

National Trust and actor Caroline Quentin latest opponents of Thirlmere zipwires

Leading conservation charity the National Trust has said it will object to the planned zipwire at Thirlmere.

Wainwright Society voices opposition to planned Thirlmere zipwire

Aficionados of the late Lakeland author Alfred Wainwright have evoked his memory in declaring their opposition to a proposed zipwire across Thirlmere.

Thirlmere zipwire: film-maker Terry Abraham expands on reasons for charity resignation

Film-maker Terry Abraham very publicly resigned as ambassador of the newly rebranded Lake District Foundation on Friday at the event being staged to mark its rebirth.

Rescuers in search for missing Scafell Pike walker Richard Cockerham

Police are appealing for sightings of a man who went missing in the Lake District. Richard Cockerham of Leeds is believed to have travelled to the ...

Temperature probes installed on Helvellyn headwall to aid winter climbers

A temperature monitoring system has been set up on England’s third highest mountain to help protect rare plant life on winter climbing routes.

Youth activities providers voice opposition to Thirlmere zipwire plans

A conservation charity said young people are able to find their inspiration in the beauty of the Lake District and do not need a zipwire to provide thrills in the area.

Rescuers' winter gear plea after Blencathra walkers get stuck on Sharp Edge

Rescuers reiterated the need to be properly equipped when heading for the Lake District mountains in wintry conditions after a couple had to be rescued from Sharp Edge.

Passing climber comes to aid of pair with dog stuck in snow on Sharp Edge

A passing climber saved rescuers an ‘epic’ operation after a pair of walkers got stuck on a Lake District ridge.

Family with two small children rescued after getting lost in dark on Cat Bells

Rescuers said a family caught out in darkness on a Lake District peak could have avoided getting into difficulties if they had started out earlier and taken torches.

More than 30 volunteers in five-hour rescue of injured man on Glaramara

An injured man was stretchered from a Lake District mountain in a rescue lasting more than five hours and involving more than 30 volunteers.

Dales bridge wrecked by Storm Desmond re-opens despite torrent hitting rebuilding

A bridge in the Yorkshire Dales national park that was swept away by Storm Desmond two years ago has reopened after it was rebuilt.

Two rescued from an icy Blencathra after getting lost in dark

Two young men had to be rescued from a Lake District mountain after getting lost in the dark. The pair rang for help on Saturday when they became s...

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