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Prince Charles unveils plaque to mark Lake District's world heritage status

Prince Charles has unveiled a plaque to mark the Lake District’s designation as a Unesco world heritage site.

Lake District slate mine company submits new plans for zipwire at Honister

The operators of Honister Slate Mine in the Lake District have applied for planning permission to install a zipwire.

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.

Running doctors treat fellow competitor injured in slip at Lakeland event

A mountain marathon runner had mixed fortunes while taking part in a Lake District event. The woman, who was participating with her son, slipped an...

Fred Whitton Challenge cyclist seriously injured in Honister Pass crash

A cyclist was seriously injured when he crashed while tackling a charity challenge in the Lake District.

Underground play will mark life of Lakeland 'professor of adventure' Millican Dalton

A play marking the 150th anniversary of an eccentric Lake District character who spent much of his time living in a cave will be staged deep underground.

Walker spends night in bothy after injuring himself on Hay Stacks

A walker spent the night in a Lake District bothy after injuring himself on a mountain. His companions then walked off the fell and called for help...

Coast to Coast walker rescued after injuring leg above Black Sail hostel

A walker on the Coast to Coast route was rescued after slipping and injuring her leg. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team members were finishing their wee...

Fellrunner Joss Naylor will mark 80th birthday with 30-mile Lakeland route

A fellrunning legend will make a fundraising journey recalling his father’s move across Cumbria more than 90 years ago.

United Utilities rules out any further Thirlmere zipwire application

The company that owns the Thirlmere reservoir in the Lake District said it will not support any repeated application for zipwires at the site.

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.

'Soulless and unwelcoming' no more: Dubs Hut re-opens after bothies charity's work

A ‘soulless and unwelcoming’ former mining hut in the Lake District has been transformed into a more welcoming shelter for outdoor enthusiasts.

Two teams in rescue of injured Lakeland walker on Hay Stacks

Two Lake District rescue teams combined to aid an injured walker on a fell. Cockermouth Mountain Rescue Team was called out about 10.30am on Friday...

Family caught out in dark on Lakeland fells among four callouts for Keswick team

A family caught out in the dark on the Lake District fells was one of four incidents Keswick Mountain Rescue Team dealt with during a busy Easter weekend.

Teen camper airlifted from Lakeland fell after severe asthma attack

A teenager was airlifted from a Lake District fell after becoming ill. The 15-year-old suffered a severe asthma attack while camping with a group a...

Joss Naylor invites public to join him during 30-mile 80th birthday Lakeland run

A fellrunning legend has invited fellow runners to join him at the weekend as he tackles a 30-mile route across the Lakeland mountains to mark his 80th birthday.

'Extremely lucky' climber airlifted from crag after Great Gable fall

A climber was described by rescuers as extremely lucky after suffering only leg injuries in a fall on a Lake District mountain.

The outdoors year in view: our look back through 2015's triumphs, tragedies and curiosities

The year provided plenty of outdoor adventures, not least provided by Mother Nature herself, as exceptional weather became the norm.

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