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New Cumbria National Trust boss Jeremy Barlow makes pledge on landscape

The man who has taken over the National Trust’s operations in Cumbria says rebuilding the memorial cairn on top of England’s highest mountain is among the charity’s key tasks this year.

Walkers and mountain biker rescued in busy three-day period for Patterdale team

A Lake District rescue team was called out four times in three days to aid three walkers and a mountain biker in separate incidents.

Climber rescued from Lake District crag after ropes jam during abseil

A climber was rescued after he got stuck on a Lake District crag when his ropes jammed while abseiling.

Rescuers 'gobsmacked' as search dog Dolly's vet bill appeal target reached

An appeal set up to raise cash for vital operations for a search dog reached its target in just five days, thanks to the generosity of the public.

Injured walker stretchered from Lakeland fell as weather thwarts two helicopter rescues

Bad weather prevented two helicopters from airlifting an injured walker from a Lake District fell. The 55-year-old woman fell about 20-30ft from th...

Friends of Lake District urge outdoor fans to join Great Cumbrian Litter Pick

A charity is urging members of the public to join it in an effort to clean up the countryside. Friends of the Lake District will stage its Great Cu...

Wainwright Society hands over cash for repairs to footpath on High Street route

Aficionados of the late author Alfred Wainwright have raised thousands of pounds to help improve a footpath on a Lake District mountain.

Body of man found on Latrigg near Keswick

A man’s body has been found on a Lake District fell. Police received a phone call on Tuesday morning after the discovery on Latrigg, overlooking ...

Ramblers give £10,000 for repairs to Peak District path linked to access pioneer

Ramblers have donated £10,000 towards the improvement of a footpath leading to a Peak District hill with connections to a pioneering access campaigner.

Patagonia: the campaigns go on as company nears $1bn milestone

Ryan Gellert, one of the ethical brand's top bosses, speaks to grough and admits the microplastics problem scares the hell out of him.

Berghaus kits out women's polar team in quest to expand female gear range

Feedback from an international women's team skiing to the North Pole will be used in future design...

Follow in the Brontë sisters' footsteps to Top Withins, inspiration for Wuthering Heights

Take to the romantic wild Brontë moors, home to Cathy and Heathcliff, on this walk starting in the hilltop village of Haworth in West Yorkshire .

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