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Two dogs strechered from fell after 30ft plunge on Castle Crag

Two dogs were stretchered from a Lake District fell after they fell 30ft from a crag. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was alerted shortly before 1pm o...

'Wet and cold' Lakeland walkers in night rescue after failing to find Priest's Hole

Forty mountain rescuers were woken in the early hours of Sunday after a group of walkers called for help after getting lost.

Rescuers' weather forecast plea after Lakeland campers awake to mist-covered fell

A Lake District rescue team pleaded with the public to plan ahead and check weather forecasts after it was called out five times over the weekend, including three in one day.

Rescuers put training skills into practice as walkers get stuck on Carrock Fell

A father and son were rescued after getting stuck on steep ground on a Lake District hillside. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was alerted to the inci...

MPs say English national parks could be used for burying nuclear waste

England’s national parks and areas of outstanding natural beauty could be used to bury nuclear waste.

Blencathra walker rescued after getting stuck on Sharp Edge as heatwave ends

A walker was rescued from a Lake District ridge after getting stuck as strong winds and heavy showers lashed the mountain after the prolonged heatwave.

Lakeland hills alive with music as choir marks First World War fallen

The hills have been alive with the sound of music as part of a Lakeland project to remember those who perished in the First World War.

Mend Our Mountains on track as appeal reaches a third of £1m target

The British Mountaineering Council said its appeal to raise a million pounds for path improvements on British hills is on track to meet its target.

Man dies in 260ft fall from Steeple during Lakeland challenge

A man has died after falling from a ridge on a Lake District fell. Cockermouth Mountain Rescue Team was called out in the early hours of Sunday aft...

Lakeland campers rescued after getting trapped by floodwater in Borrowdale

A couple camping in the Lake District were rescued after they woke in the early hours to find their tent floating in flood water.

Three new shelters opened as Mountain Bothies Association reveals £80,000 spend

The charity that looks after more than 100 mountain shelters across Britain said it spent £81,000 on maintaining them last year.

England has a new mountain: Miller Moss. Now go find it

Three amateur surveyors lugged their professional-quality satellite and surveying gear to the summit of two Lakeland fells in the quest for a new mountain and found one.

Mountain rescuers use boat to reach Derwent Water island after baby's fall

Mountain rescuers used an inflatable boat to reach a three-month-old baby who had fallen from bed while on a Lake District island.

Friends of Lake District plan rally as concerns raised over Whinlatter cable-car plan

Battle lines are being drawn up to fight another large-scale tourist development in the Lake District, just months after plans for a zipwire were withdrawn.

Blencathra walker rescued after getting stuck on Hall's Fell Ridge

A walker was rescued after getting stuck on a Lake District ridge. The 32-year-old man became cragfast while descending Hall’s Fell Ridge on Blen...

Parking at Seathwaite for your Lakeland walk: could a fire engine pass?

Visitors to a walkers’ hotspot in the Lake District are being asked to park responsibly or consider alternatives at busy times.

Top climber Alan Hinkes helps keep up injured Lake District walker's spirits

A Lake District walker who had the misfortune to injure himself had the good fortune to be kept company by one of Britain’s top mountaineers while he waited for help.

Lakeland walker rescued after fainting during Cat Bells ascent

A walker was rescued from a Lake District fell after fainting in warm weather. The 58-year-old was ascending Cat Bells when he collapsed...

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