Thirlmere zipwire firm says consultation showed most in favour of plans

The company behind plans to build two zipwires across Thirlmere in the Lake District said most people who responded to a consultation were in favour of the project.

18 October 2017

Injured walker rescued after Patterdale team alerted while manning display trailer

A Lake District rescue team was called out to an injured man on a fell after being alerted during its Easter public event.

15 April 2017

Lake District flood warnings downgraded but more rain on way

Emergency services have stood down from their flood readiness in the Lake District as river levels recede.

23 December 2015

Patterdale team in action as Glenridding floods for second time in four days

A Lake District mountain rescue team was called out overnight to help residents in a nearby village which flooded for the second time four days.

10 December 2015

Ullswater path walker rescued after breaking arm in fall

A walker was rescued after falling and injuring herself on a Lake District path. The woman from Middlesbrough was reported to have suffered a broke...

22 April 2015

Injured walker rescued from fell above Glenridding

A walker was rescued after injuring herself on a Lake District fell. Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 2.45pm and was joined by ...

12 February 2015

Residents' concern over plans for zipwire in shadow of Helvellyn

Residents in a Lake District village say they are concerned at plans for a mile-long zipwire in the shadow of England’s third highest mountain.

08 October 2014

Walker stretchered from fell above Glenridding after trip leads to injury

A walker was rescued after injuring his leg while coming down a Lake District fell. An ex-member of the Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team came across...

29 March 2014

Lake District bosses introduce free wi-fi at three centres

Visitors to the Lake District can stay connected after the national park authority introduced free wi-fi internet access at three of its information centres.

25 October 2012

Treetop Trek firm opens talks on building Thirlmere zipwire in Lake District

The company that abandoned plans for a zipwire in the Lake District is proposing setting up a similar facility elsewhere in the national park.

31 August 2017

New Ullswater Way opens, offering 20-mile walking circuit of lake

A new walking route has opened in a corner of the Lake District hit hard by last year’s floods. The Ullswater Way offers a waymarked circular pat...

25 April 2016

Fund appeals for donations to help restore storm damaged Ullswater valley

An organisation has set up a fund to help restore the landscape and wildlife of the Lake District following the devastating Storm Desmond.

10 December 2015

Lake District felltop assessors continue despite Storm Desmond 'ripping apart' office

The Lake District’s two felltop assessors have vowed their work will carry on despite their base being ‘ripped apart’ by flood water.

08 December 2015

Patterdale mountain rescuers take to water to rescue injured Ullswater walker

Rescuers used their specialist boat to reach an injured walker in the Lake District. Patterdale Mountain Rescue Team was called out shortly after 3...

17 February 2015

Glenridding zipwire plans dropped in face of massive local opposition

Plans for a zipwire in a quiet Lake District valley have been dropped after residents voted overwhelmingly against the proposal.

15 December 2014

Woman dies after being rescued from Glenridding stream

A woman has died after being rescued from a Lake District stream. The 49-year-old died in hospital after being airlifted from the site near Glenrid...

02 April 2014

Lake District walker suffers leg and back injury in Lanty's Tarn fall

A walker was rescued after falling and injuring herself on a Lake District fell. The woman, in her 50s, was walking near Lanty’s Tarn above Glenr...

20 November 2013

Powder Room toilet opening is relief for Lakeland mountain skiers

Skiers in the Lake District will no longer have to cross their legs to avoid the call of nature. Members of the Lake District Ski Club are celebrat...

28 November 2011


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