Cockermouth Mountain Rescue Team were called to help a 74-year-old man at Wind Gap, in Ennerdale.
The man had a head injury and was being treated by a passing doctor.
When the team arrived they lowered him on a stretcher into Wind Gap Cove, and he was then transferred by S92 Helicopter to hospital in Barrow-in-Furness.
It's only the second time the team has worked with the new S92 Coastguard helicopter.
A gin, made with spring water from Cumbria, has been named the best in Britain.
Vince Wilkins, director of Spirit of the Lakes which produces the gin, says the most important thing about the gin is the water, which comes from a spring near Ennerdale in the Lake District.
Below, he explains the process of making the award winning gin.
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It took four hours and 31 members of Cockermouth Mountain Rescue Team to help a man trapped in the Lake District.
The mountain rescue team were called out at 8:10pm, yesterday, Thursday 8 May, to a group at the summit of Pillar, in Ennerdale.
The man in his forties, from Cleveland, was trapped by a rock that had fallen on his leg.
He was treated by the team and lowered on a stretcher to an area where he could be reached by helicopter.
A Sea King helicopter, sent from RAF Boulmer, took the casualty to Carlisle's Cumberland Infirmary.
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People from Ennerdale are attending a public meeting to discuss the potential plans for a nuclear waste site in the area.
Villagers say they have been told Ennerdale is one of only a couple of suitable sites in West Cumbria which is geologically suitable to hold the waste.
The meeting is taking place at the Shepherds Arms in Ennerdale between 10.30am and 6pm.
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