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Rescuers welcome Helvellyn's Julia Bradbury TV boost but caution winter visitors

A rescue team has welcomed the increase in popularity of a Lake District mountain following its television vote as top peak in Britain.

Lakeland walkers led to safety after getting lost in dark on Great End

A group of walkers had to be led to safety from a Lake District mountain after getting caught out by nightfall.

Patterdale team rescues climber stuck in wintry conditions on scramble route

Rescuers in the Lake District had an early morning callout to aid a climber who got stuck on a scrambling route on a fellside.

Outdoors fans urged to take 5km challenge to help reinstate flood-hit Lakeland path

A charity is asking outdoor enthusiasts to get active to help it raise funds to reinstate a Lake District route that was severely damaged by floods.

Walker suffers multiple injuries in Helvellyn fall

A walker suffered numerous injuries after she slipped and tumbled 50ft on England’s third-highest mountain.

Injured Lakeland walker rescued after falling 300ft on Great End

A man was airlifted to hospital after injuring himself when he fell more than 300ft on a Lake District mountain.

Penrith team on callout digs out snowplough stranded in blizzard

A Cumbrian mountain rescue team was called out to aid a stranded lorry driver, and ended up help freeing a snowplough caught in drifts.

United Utilities rules out any further Thirlmere zipwire application

The company that owns the Thirlmere reservoir in the Lake District said it will not support any repeated application for zipwires at the site.

Lake District walker dies after falling on Scafell Pike snow slope

A walker has died after falling a ‘considerable distance’ on England’s highest mountain. Three mountaineers found the man on Scafell Pike and...

Walker airlifted from Helvellyn range after injuring herself in fall

A walker was airlifted to hospital after injuring herself in a fall on a Lake District fell. The woman suffered a suspected broken collar bone in t...

Prince Charles unveils plaque to mark Lake District's world heritage status

Prince Charles has unveiled a plaque to mark the Lake District’s designation as a Unesco world heritage site.

Rescuers voice concerns after two further incidents on wintry Lakeland mountains

Rescuers were called out to two incidents where outdoor enthusiasts were injured in falls on wintry Lake District mountains.

Blown-over trees halt rescuers' vehicle at Thirlmere incident

Rescuers’ progress was halted by trees blown down by the Beast from the East in a Lake District forest.

Calder Valley team's four-legged members retire after more than 10 years' service

Two long-serving members of a rescue team have retired after numerous missions. Four-legged friends Nell and Pepper have each assisted the Calder V...

Rescuers' warning after man suffers dislocated shoulder on Priest's Hole trip

Rescuers have warned that only well equipped experienced mountaineers should attempt to reach a Lake District cave during the current wintry spell.

Cumbrian mountain rescue volunteers in action as blizzards sweep county

Mountain rescuers had to dig through a quarter of a mile of snowdrifts to reach a patient with heart problems in Cumbria.

Patterdale mountain rescuers aid man seriously injured in fall from gritting lorry

A Lake District mountain rescue team was called to help a seriously injured man who had fallen from a gritting lorry.

Lakeland walker airlifted after suffering serious injuries in fall near Grisedale Tarn

A walker suffered serious injuries after sliding a long distance on a Lake District fell. Members of the public heard shouts for help from the hill...

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