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Pack a torch, say rescuers, after Cross Fell walker gets lost in dark

Rescuers have reminded outdoor enthusiasts they need to remember daylight hours are shortening, after a walker had to be helped from the highest hill in the Pennines.

BBC Radio Four Listening Project will hear Keswick mountain rescue stories

Rescuers and casualties will share their thoughts in a radio broadcast on Monday morning. BBC Radio 4’s The Listening Project will be hosted by K...

Cleveland rescue team needs your vote to win green energy bid

Mountain rescuers are asking outdoor enthusiasts to back them in their bid to provide green energy at their new base.

'Bring your cowbells' say organisers of gnarly, hardcore Lakes Sky Ultra race

Runners in a new skyrunning event in the Lake District are being promised it will be ‘gnarly, hardcore and awesome’.

Holme Valley team seeks South Pennines walkers for Rescue Ramble

A mountain rescue team is searching for walkers willing to hit the hills to help it fund its activities.

Police investigate after tests reveal hen harrier was shot on Clydesdale moor

Police are investigating the death of a bird of prey on remote moorland near the Southern Upland Way in South Lanarkshire.

Northern Traverse runners will race across Wainwright's Coast to Coast route

We’re not sure Alfred would have approved, in fact we’re pretty sure it would have brought a frown to the brow of the opinionated fellwalker.

Runners, walkers and cyclists smash records in weekend of Cumbrian challenges

Records fell and personal goals were scored during a weekend of varied challenges across the Lake District.

Walker airlifted after breaking elbow during Peak District trip

A walker was airlifted to hospital after injuring himself in the Peak District. The 49-year-old man from Stoke-on-Trent was walking with his daught...

Rain and gales lash runners in first Lakes Sky Ultra race

Organisers of a gruelling Lakeland mountain race were forced to divert runners from the most difficult section of the route after high winds and heavy rain lashed the fells.

Two walkers rescued from Scafell Pike range after spending night on fell

Two walkers were rescued from the Lakeland fells after getting caught out in the dark. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team members were joined by colleagu...

Race team urges walkers to hit the hills to see the Lakes Sky Ultra race action

Organisers of the inaugural Lakes Sky Ultra race are encouraging spectators to hit the hills to see competitors tackle the course.

Scafell Pike rescue stretcher box contents found strewn across mountainside

Vital lifesaving equipment was left strewn across the slopes of England’s highest mountain after a mountain rescue stretcher box was emptied.

Bridgedale foots the bill as it donates 10,000 pairs of socks to rescuers

UK sock manufacturer reveals it has given 10,000 pair of its socks to more than 2,000 mountain rescue volunteers.

Police name hospital doctor George Ballard as cyclist who died at Dibble's Bridge

Police have named the cyclist who died in an accident in the Yorkshire Dales. George Ballard, 41, of Ilkley in West Yorkshire, fell from Dibble’s...

Road floods cause problems for rescuers heading for injured Ribbehead caver

Flash flooding in the area round the Yorkshire Three Peaks caused problems for rescuers trying to reach an injured caver.

Jim Mann and Jasmin Paris triumph in five-day Dragon's Back Race

Jim Mann has won the five-day Berghaus Dragon’s Back Race after leading from start to end. The Durham Fell Runners member arrived at the finish w...

Friends of Lake District condemn decision to build 50m-high pylons in national park

Campaigners have condemned a decision to build power lines on pylons up to 50m (164ft) high through the Lake District national park.

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