News

Knee injury on beck crossing ends walker's plan to summit Helvellyn

A walker’s planned trip up Helvellyn ended almost before it began. The man slipped while crossing a beck and injured himself shortly after settin...

28 September 2019

Keswick team in two separate rescues of walkers 200m apart on same path

Rescuers helping an injured walker from a Lakeland fell were alerted to another fallen walker 200m below them on the same path.

25 September 2019

Injured Lakeland climber rescued from Pillar Rock in seven-hour operation

An injured climber was rescued from a mountain crag in a technical operation lasting seven hours. The 60-year-old was leading a route on Pillar Roc...

22 September 2019

Man dies after fall on Pen-y-ghent in the Yorkshire Dales

A man has died after falling on one of Yorkshire’s Three Peaks. The Cave Rescue Organisation was alerted on about 7.20am Wednesday to reports of ...

21 September 2019

Frog warning for Lakeland rescuers as team stretchers injured walker from fell

Rescuers stretchering an injured walker from a Lakeland fell faced an extra amphibian hazard. The leading Keswick Mountain Rescue Team member twice...

20 September 2019

Yorkshire Three Peaks walkers rescued after getting lost as dark descends

Two walkers attempting the Yorkshire Three Peaks challenge were rescued after getting lost in the dark.

18 September 2019

Edale team loans Land Rover to Keswick rescuers after vehicle written off on callout

A Peak District team has come to the rescue of volunteers in the Lake District whose Land Rover was written off in an accident during a callout.

16 September 2019

Team rescues man and his dog from Lakeland fell after terrier refuses to walk

A walker and his dog had to be rescued from a Lakeland fell after the animal refused to continue. Keswick Mountain Rescue Team was called out on Th...

13 September 2019

Five Keswick team members injured as Land Rover rolls over during rescue

A Lake District team has suffered the loss of a vital rescue vehicle after it rolled over during a callout to a man in difficulties.

10 September 2019

Walker Andew Moorhouse missing in Lakes, three months after Cairngorms alert

Police in the Lake District have appealed for sightings of a man who sparked a similar alert in Scotland three months ago.

25 September 2019

Injured walker stretchered more than 4km from remote Cheviots ridge

Rescuers carried an injured walker more than 4km in heavy rain and wind in an operation in the Cheviots that lasted almost eight hours.

24 September 2019

Report recommends night under stars for every child in England's special landscapes

Every school child should be given the chance to spend a ‘night under the stars’ in one of England’s national parks and areas of outstanding natural beauty.

21 September 2019

Base jumper 'lucky to be alive' after being blown into rock on Lord Berkeley's Seat

Rescuers called to an injured base jumper in the Highlands said the man was lucky to be alive after an incident on the An Teallach range.

20 September 2019

Dry period leads to fire alert in North York Moors national park

National park bosses have issued a fire alert after a period of dry weather. Rangers are putting up warning signs at moorland sites in the North Yo...

19 September 2019

Fire-hit rescue team appeals for cash for security work at its temporary base

Rescuers whose base suffered severe damage in a fire are appealing to the public for cash to help increase security at its temporary home.

16 September 2019

Rescuers praise 'selfless' walkers who found injured woman in ditch on Cadair Idris

Rescuers have praised two walkers who found an elderly woman who went missing on a Snowdonia mountain.

15 September 2019

Walker airlifted from Cheviots hillside after injuring leg

A walker was airlifted from a remote hillside in the Cheviots after suffering a leg injury. Northumberland National Park and North of Tyne Mountain...

10 September 2019

National park bosses launch study into Snowdon parking problems

National park bosses will launch a study into parking problems around the UK’s most popular mountain.

03 September 2019

Pages

<< < > >>

Your account


 

Follow our updates


 

Pages

<< < > >>