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Lake District mountain biker dies after suffering cardiac arrest

A mountain biker has died in hospital after suffering a heart attack while cycling in the Lake District.

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 ...

Rescuers warn of Priest's Hole cave dangers after lost walker brought to safety

Rescuers warned that only competent hillwalkers should attempt to reach a Lake District cave popularised by a television programme.

John Muir Trust agrees to take over Helvellyn from national park

Conservation charity the John Muir Trust is in line to take over management of England’s third highest mountain.

Wainwright Society annual challenge raises £1,500 for Fix the Fells

Aficionados of the celebrated Lakeland writer Alfred Wainwright have raised £1,500 in their annual charity challenge.

Fell-care volunteers battle wild weather as Keswick festival site forced to close

Volunteers faced wild weather as they battled to maintain the fells as part of Keswick Mountain Festival.

Fellrunner alerts rescuers to man stuck overnight on Lake District fell

A fellrunner alerted rescuers to a man who had spent the night stuck on a Lake District hillside in cold, wet conditions.

Lakeland walker with severe chest pains airlifted from Whiteside

A walker suffering severe chest pain was airlifted from a Lake District mountain. Cockermouth Mountain Rescue Team was alerted at 12.45pm on Wednes...

Lake District flip-flop walker rescued after getting stuck on scree

Rescuers in the Lake District were called out to rescue a man stuck on a fellside in flip-flops. Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team was called out abo...

Lakeland walker airlifted to hospital after suffering head injuries in Cat Gill fall

A walker suffered head injuries after tumbling more than 30ft into a Lake District gully. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 4.05pm ...

Patterdale rescuers call in air ambulance to help find injured Bannerdale walker

A rescue team in the Lake District called in an air ambulance to help find an injured walker. Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team was called out at 3.4...

Lakeland walker rescued from Maiden Moor after injuring knee during charity event

A walker was rescued from a Lake District fell after injuring herself while taking part in a charity event.

Injured, lost and stuck walkers keep Cockermouth rescuers busy with three callouts

A walker on the Coast to Coast route was airlifted from a Lake District fell after injuring herself. The visitor from Western Australia hurt her an...

Mountain Bothies Association takes over Lingy Hut in northern Lake District

The Mountain Bothies Association has taken over responsibility for a hut in the northern Lake District.

Coast to Coast walker rescued after injuring ankle in Grisedale

A walker was rescued after injuring herself on the Lake District fells. The 68-year-old Guernsey woman slipped and suffered a suspected broken ankl...

Couple rescued from Priest's Hole cave after hypothermia alert

A couple had to be rescued after getting into difficulties at a Lake District cave that featured in a television programme.

Ultrarunner Tom Holllins aborts double Bob Graham Round attempt after falling ill

Ultrarunner Tom Hollins had to abandon his attempt to run a double Bob Graham Round at the weekend when he became unwell.

Diversion opens on Keswick railway footpath route destroyed by Storm Desmond

A new diversion on a route in the Lake District that was hit by Storm Desmond has been opened to walkers.

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