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Film-maker Terry Abraham will deliver Wainwright memorial lecture

A film-maker who is currently the toast of the outdoor world will deliver a memorial lecture for the Wainwright Society.

Wainwright fans will raise cash for rescue dogs and animal refuge

Four-legged friends will benefit from charity efforts by fans of the late author Alfred Wainwright. Search dogs and their handlers, along with an a...

Brit Rock Film Tour's Hebden Bridge date to raise cash for rescue team

Outdoor fans have the chance to watch a brand new collection of adventure films produced by award-winning cinematographer Al Lee, while raising funds for a rescue team.

World's biggest potash mine planned next to Coast to Coast Walk route

A national park authority has received an application for the world’s biggest potash mine close to the route of Alfred Wainwright’s Coast to Coast Walk.

Severely ill wild-camper among six callouts for busy Keswick rescue team

A man wild camping in the Lake District had to be airlifted to hospital after suffering severe abdominal pains.

Lost Coast to Coast walker found above Haweswater after four-hour search

A woman on the Coast to Coast Walk was rescued after a major search involving 50 mountain rescuers. The woman, from the Netherlands, got lost while...

Barefoot Shepherdess Alison O'Neill will give annual Wainwright lecture

A walking guide dubbed the Barefoot Shepherdess will be the speaker at the Wainwright Society’s annual lecture.

Steve Birkinshaw smashes Joss Naylor's Wainwrights record by 12 hours

Long-distance specialist Steve Birkinshaw has smashed the record for a round of the Lake District’s 214 Wainwright fells.

Steve Birkinshaw passes halfway mark in his Wainwrights record bid

Ultrarunner Steve Birkinshaw has passed the halfway point in his bid to break the record for summiting the Lake District’s Wainwright peaks.

The outdoors year in view: our look back at the events of 2014

Here's grough's look over the shoulder at 12 months' of outdoor action...

Wainwright-bagger Graham Uney clinches Lakes felltop assesor job

A man who has summited all the Wainwrights four times has clinched a top job in the Lake District. Graham Uney beat 100 applicants to get the post ...

Next stage of England Coast Path in Cumbria includes Wainwright route

Plans have been revealed for the latest stretch of England’s coastline to be opened up to walkers. The 55km (34-mile) length of Cumbrian shore in...

Wainwright Society calendar profits will to to Brathay charity

A calendar produced by aficionados of the late author Alfred Wainwright is now on sale. The Wainwright Society’s annual calendar features photogr...

Ordnance Survey marks Wainwright's Pennine Journey on new maps

A long-distance trail based on a pre-war work by Alfred Wainwright has now appeared on the latest Ordnance Survey maps.

Friends of Blencathra: 'negotiations still open' on mountain sale

A community group bidding to buy a Lake District mountain said it was business as usual and they believe negations are still continuing despite the owner saying it had been sold.

War of words breaks out over Blencathra community asset bid deadline

A group which wants to register a Lake District mountain as a community asset says a council has reneged on a pledge to deal with the application before the closing date for the fell’s sale.

Runner Steve Birkinshaw on track to beat Wainwrights record tonight

Ultrarunner Steve Birkinshaw is on schedule to break the record late today for the fastest round of all 214 Wainwright fells in the Lake District.

Steve Birkinshaw's Wainwrights record bid: 28 bagged in first 12 hours

Ultrarunner Steve Birkinshaw is 12 hours into his attempt to break a 27-year-old record for summiting all of the Lake District’s Wainwright peaks.

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