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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.

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.

Tourism and business bodies back Thirlmere zipwire plans

The controversial planned zipwires across a Lake District reservoir have received backing from two tourism and business bodies.

Cumbrian council rules Kirkby Moor windfarm must be dismantled as planned

Planners in Cumbria have ruled a windfarm near the boundary of the Lake District national park must be dismantled when its current consent runs out.

Central Beacons rescue team left devastated after fire at base

A mountain rescue team has been left devastated by a fire at its base that destroyed one of its vehicles and badly damaged two others.

Rescuers in desperate calls for helicopter after Lakeland walker's cardiac arrest

A rescue team desperately tried to get a helicopter to help with an injured woman who had suffered a suspected cardiac arrest on a Lake District fellside.

Survey shows Walkers Are Welcome status is good for towns' health and wealth

Making walkers welcome provides economic and health benefits for towns, a survey has found. Walkers Are Welcome towns can now be found across Engla...

Praise for guide-led Lakeland group who brought walkers to safety from Esk Hause

Rescuers said a walking group that got into difficulties on the Lake District fells was fortunate another group of walkers with an experienced guide came across them and led them to safety.

On test: three-season walking boots reviewed

We've spent the past few months pounding the trails to see how these walking boots performed. Which of the 13 pairs in our review will suit you?...

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.

Film-maker Terry Abraham resigns from Lakes charity over Thirlmere zipwire stance

Acclaimed film-maker and photographer Terry Abraham has resigned from a charity over the planned zipwires at Thirlmere.

Review: Trails with Tales – intriguing walks round Leighton Moss, Silverdale and Arnside, by Beth and Steve Pipe

The area of outstanding natural beauty lying just outside the Lake District national park is brought to life in this series of short walks.

Battle lines drawn over Thirlmere zipwire as public urged to make views known

A conservation charity has outlined its reasons for opposing controversial plans to build zipwires across a Lake District reservoir.

British Mountaineering Council launches new £1m bid to Mend Our Mountains

The British Mountaineering Council has launched an ambitious £1m project to help repair paths in Britain’s national parks.

Two Original Mountain Marathon runners rescued after suffering injuries

A runner taking part in the Original Mountain Marathon in the Lake District was rescued after injuring his ankle on the fells.

Original Mountain Marathon returns to Langdale for 50th event

A challenge event that grew out of a pub conversation will celebrate its 50th anniversary this weekend.

Film review: Alan Hinkes – the First Briton to Climb the World’s Highest Mountains, by Terry Abraham

Terry Abraham's lastest work turns the lens on the often light-hearted approach of the record-breaking British mountaineer who has nonethless stared death in the face.

Motor groups chip in to help resurfacing of historic Dales Cam High Road

Part of a historic road across the Yorkshire Dales fells has been resurfaced with financial help from two user groups.

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