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Landfill waste levies help fund Ardinning nature reserve path upgrades

Taxes levied on landfill waste have helped upgrade a moorland path in the shadow of the Campsie Fells.

Campaigners 'euphoric' as Lake District gains Unesco world heritage status

The Lake District has been granted world heritage site status by Unesco. It joins the Taj Mahal, the Great Barrier Reef and Grand Canyon as a place...

Ordnance Survey study reveals most hillgoers unprepared for emergencies

A study by Britain’s national mapping agency has revealed many hillgoers are clueless about what to do if things went wrong.

Mossdale Caverns service marks 50th anniversary of caving's worst tragedy

The worst tragedy in British caving history will be remembered this weekend. It is 50 years since the events in Mossdale Caverns in the Yorkshire D...

Lost walkers, injured caver and a potholing sheep keep Yorkshire Dales rescue team busy

Two walkers attempting a challenge route were rescued after getting lost in the dark. The two 25-yeaer-old women reported themselves benighted betw...

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...

Walkers light up three Lakeland fells in event to help Nepal earthquake victims

Hundreds of walkers helped light up the Lake District hills to raise cash for charity. Participants in the Lakeland Festival of Light took to three...

'Mission accomplished' as Victoria Wilkinson breaks women's Three Peaks record

Fellrunner Victoria Wilkinson has broken the women’s record for the gruelling Three Peaks Race, set nine years ago.

Duke of Edinburgh's Award team rescued from Lakeland fell after getting lost

A group of teenagers undertaking an expedition was helped to safety after getting lost on the Lake District fells.

Duddon and Furness rescuers prepare for mammoth charity stretcher carry

Two mountain rescuers will tackle a mammoth stretcher-carry spanning their team’s patch. Will Reed and Tom Fairchild, who are both members of the...

Running doctors treat fellow competitor injured in slip at Lakeland event

A mountain marathon runner had mixed fortunes while taking part in a Lake District event. The woman, who was participating with her son, slipped an...

Records tumble as runners race head to head on Lakeland Billy Bland Challenge

A team of runners has beaten a series of records on a historic Lake District Challenge. Two sets of fellrunners and ultrarunners went head to head ...

Couple rescued from Blencathra after getting stuck on Foule Crag

A couple were rescued after getting stuck when they mistakenly strayed on to steep ground on Blencathra.

Labradoodle Sydney rescued after becoming exhausted on Yorkshire Dales walk

A dog was rescued from a Yorkshire Dales fell when it became exhausted on a walk. The 11-year-old labradoodle was walking with his owners between C...

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.

Runner Chris Perry adds to family triumphs with victory in The Fellsman

An ultrarunner confirmed a family dynasty with a win in one of the toughest events on the calendar. Chris Perry followed in his brother Adam’s fo...

Three Peaks Race runners face snow again in pursuit of Dales event's records

Runners in the Three Peaks Race face the prospect of snow-covered fells for the second year in succession.

Yorkshire Dales authority takes on Cumbrian rights of way after enlargement

A national park authority has agreed to take on responsibility for an extra 300 miles of rights of way, following the park's enlargement last August.

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