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Lakeland walker rescued after injuring ankle on Styhead path

A walker was rescued from a Lake District fell after injuring herself. The 55-year-old was walking with a group of friends on the Sty Head path abo...

Friends of Lake District president Sir Martin Holdgate receives Churchill Award

The president of the Friends of the Lake District has received an award for his work on science and the environment.

Outdoors gear company Alpkit shortlisted for award as expansion continues

An outdoor gear company founded 14 years ago in the East Midlands has been shortlisted in awards run by an international foundation.

Search helicopter finds Glen Tilt walkers but man still missing on Lochnagar

Rescuers have mounted a major search for a walker who has gone missing in the Cairngorms. Braemar and Aberdeen Mountain Rescue Teams conducted sear...

Julia Bradbury to showcase Britain's 100 favourite walks in 2½-hour TV special

Outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy some of Britain’s best walks – without leaving the comfort of their sofa.

Lake District Friends plan zipwire protest as John Muir Trust adds its objection

Conservation charity the Friends of the Lake District has announced plans for a rally in protest against the planned zipwire over Thirlmere.

Rescuers in search for missing Scafell Pike walker Richard Cockerham

Police are appealing for sightings of a man who went missing in the Lake District. Richard Cockerham of Leeds is believed to have travelled to the ...

Temperature probes installed on Helvellyn headwall to aid winter climbers

A temperature monitoring system has been set up on England’s third highest mountain to help protect rare plant life on winter climbing routes.

Youth activities providers voice opposition to Thirlmere zipwire plans

A conservation charity said young people are able to find their inspiration in the beauty of the Lake District and do not need a zipwire to provide thrills in the area.

Great North Air Ambulance link speeds life-and-death decisions for injured outdoor fans

Seriously ill and injured casualties in the North-West of England could receive a quicker helicopter response after ambulance staff agreed to a charity monitoring emergency calls.

Winter warning from rescuers after search dog Isla finds lost Scafell Pike walkers

Two walkers were found in the early hours of Sunday by a search dog after getting lost on England’s highest mountain.

'Remarkably lucky' runner trampled by cows in Cumbria thanks air ambulance crew

A trail runner has told of his ‘remarkably lucky’ survival after he was trampled by cows. Michael Conroy Harris was with his dog at Garrigill i...

We join Lake District felltop assessor Zac Poulton to brush up our winter skills

Fancy brushing up your winter mountain skills with an expert? We took to the hill with one of the Lake District's felltop assessors...

Lakeland rescuers offer winter gear advice after two incidents

Two Lake District rescue teams have advised walkers they need to carry ice-axes and crampons when heading to the area’s high fells.

Search dogs found walker Richard Cockerham alive after 48 hours on Lakeland fells

Rescuers have revealed details of the huge operation to find a walker who was missing on the Lakeland fells for 48 hours in severe weather.

Winter warning to Lakeland walkers after man rescued from icy Nethermost Pike path

Two mountain rescue teams went to the aid of a walker who injured himself when he slipped on an icy path on a Lake District fell.

Mountain rescue hoaxer Michael Cuminskey jailed after admitting faking accidents

A man has been jailed for hoaxing mountain rescuers in north Wales. Michael Cuminskey was sentenced to 16 months in prison at Caernarfon Crown Cour...

Keswick rescuers alerted after walkers' alarming find in Thirlmere woodland

Rescuers in the Lake District were alerted after walkers found what they thought was a body in woods.

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