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Woman suffers serious injuries in 65ft fall from Borrowdale scramble

A woman was airlifted to hospital after suffering serious injuries when she fell more than 60ft while scrambling on a route in the Lake District.

Friends of Lake District seek volunteers to plant 5,200 trees in High Borrowdale

A conservation charity is looking for volunteers to help plant trees in a newly extended area of the Lake District.

Bloody-faced walker who sparked Lakeland search goes missing again

A man who sparked a Lake District manhunt after being seen on the fells with a bloodied face 15 months ago has gone missing again.

The outdoors in 2016: take a look back at a year of amazing events

A wild start to 2016 set the tone for the following 12 months with record-breaking rescue numbers, climbing achievements and astonishing challenges, making it a year to remember.

Autumn statement leaves £900,000 hole in Great North Air Ambulance appeal

A charity that runs an air ambulance in northern England faces having to find almost £1m for a new base after a blow revealed by the Chancellor of the Exchequer in his autumn statement.

Passer-by has to use Seathwaite landline to summon help for injured walker

A passer-by had to descend to a Lake District hamlet where a phone box was threatened with removal to summon help for an injured man he came across.

Keswick mountain rescuers plead for walkers to oppose Seathwaite phone removal

A mountain rescue team is urging outdoor enthusiasts to oppose the removal of a phone box in a remote Lake District hamlet.

Boy airlifted to hospital after suffering serious head injury in Borrowdale fall

A boy was airlifted to hospital after suffering serious injuries when he fell in the Lake District. The eight-year-old from Arnside in Cumbria was ...

Keswick mountain rescuers called to support firefighters tackling Borrowdale blaze

Firefighters called on the expertise of mountain rescuers to help them during a major blaze on Lake District fells.

Search for Borrowdale camper David Brown called off as new evidence found

A search for a man missing in the Lake District was called off after police found evidence he might have left the area.

Original Mountain Marathon prepares for its 50th birthday event

One of the grand old institutions of the outdoors reaches its 50th birthday this year. The Original Mountain Marathon has been held every year bar ...

Lakeland walkers rescued after getting into difficulties on icy Glaramara

A group of walkers had to be led to safety after getting into difficulties on a Lake District mountain.

What happens after that 999 call? Mountain accident survivors tell their tales

Two men caught in separate serious incidents in the Lake District recall their traumas and what happened after the call for mountain rescue.

Injured Borrowdale climber and five stuck on Black Crag rescued in night operation

An injured climber was rescued and five others who were stuck were brought to safety in a night operation lasting almost four hours on a Borrowdale crag.

BT backs down on plans to remove Seathwaite phone box after rescuers' campaign

Plans to remove a remote Lake District phone box have been dropped after a campaign by mountain rescuers who said it was vital to hillgoers’ safety.

Lakeland walker rescued after injuring hip in slip on Borrowdale path

A walker was rescued after injuring herself when she slipped on a Lake District path. The 59-year-old fell heavily on to her hip when she slipped o...

Coast to Coast walker rescued after injuring knee in Borrowdale fall

A walker on the Coast to Coast route had to be rescued after falling and injuring her knee. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 8.50p...

Borrowdale walker suffers serious injuries in fall from Nitting Haws crag

A walker was rescued from a Lake District fell after fall from a crag. The 23-year-old woman was walking with a family group on Nitting Haws in Bor...

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