12:05 pm, Sun 03 Aug 2014
Great North Air Ambulance attends the scene
A man has suffered serious injuries after falling 100 feet down Scafell Pike.
The runner had been making his way along the Corridor Route near to Greta Gill when the incident took place on Saturday afternoon.
The Wasdale Mountain Rescue Team, an RAF Sea King and the Great North Air Ambulance attended the scene, where they winched the man to safety.
He was then taken to the Royal Victoria Hospital in Newcastle where he was treated for significant injuries.
7:27 am, Sun 08 Jun 2014
A 10 year old girl has climbed up Scafell Pike, the highest mountain in England.
But that Cumbrian feat is only a training walk for Eve Maylor, she is taking on a much bigger challenge.
She is raising money for charity by climbing three peaks in Yorkshire.
4:29 pm, Fri 16 May 2014
Police have confirmed the body that was found yesterday at Piers Ghyll, Scafell Pike, is Christopher Malcolm Blowman.
Search and rescue teams had been looking for the 67-year-old, from Lincolnshire after he was reported missing in the area on Wednesday 14 May.
9:18 pm, Thu 15 May 2014
Wasdale Mountain Team, which recovered a body from the Scafell Pike area of the Lake District this afternoon, said they had to contend with what they determine 'the region's most inaccessible place'.
They had been searching for Christopher Blowman, 67, from Carlton, Louth, went walking in the Scafell Pike area of the Lake District yesterday morning, Wednesday 14 May.
As yet, no formal identification of the body has taken place.
Where we recovered the body from was the most inaccessible place in the Lake District. We had to access him using 100m ropes.
We went out last night at 11.30pm and finished this afternoon at 4.30pm. It was a massive team effort by mountain rescue teams across the Lake District.
Sadly, it was a tragic outcome and the teams thoughts are with the family and friends.
– Mike Gullen, Team leader, Wasdale Mountain Rescue Team
1:57 pm, Thu 13 Mar 2014
Search for missing Selby man
Cumbria Police have confirmed that the body found yesterday, on Great Gable in the Lake District, has been identified as James Lonsdale, 53, from Selby.
His death is not being treated as suspicious and the police are continuing enquiries on behalf of the coroner.
Mr Lonsdale’s family have been informed.
2:45 pm, Wed 12 Mar 2014
Search for missing Selby man
Mountain rescue teams have been searching through the night and throughout today for missing Selby man James Lonsdale.
Seven mountain rescue teams in total have been involved with the search, as well as search dogs from SARDA and a seeking helicopter from RAF Valley in North Wales.
“I would like to appeal to anyone who may have seen someone matching the description of the missing person to get in contact.
"I would like to appeal to all accommodation venues in the local area, particularly within the valleys surrounding the central fells of the Lake District to make contact with Cumbria Police if a man matching this description has booked in or been seen.”
– Detective Inspector Ian Harwood
7:30 am, Mon 14 Oct 2013
It is hoped that England's highest mountain, Scafell Pike, will be significantly cleaner this morning.
Some of the rubbish left behind by walkers
Credit: ITV News
A group of outdoor instructors had predicted that they would remove several tonnes of rubbish over the weekend that had been left behind by walkers, as part of a clean-up operation organised by volunteers.
10:38 am, Sat 12 Oct 2013
A big clean-up of Scafell Pike begins today (Saturday).
It's one of the Lake District's top attractions for walker and climbers - but this brings with it a big littering problem.
To tackle this, a team of outdoor instructors are carrying out what they call a "deep clean" of Scafell Pike - England's highest mountain.
Hundreds of thousands of people visit the peak every year, leaving behind tonnes of rubbish.
8:45 am, Fri 11 Oct 2013
Rubbish on Scafell Pike
A deep clean of England's highest mountain is being carried out by a group of outdoor instructors this weekend.
Scafell Pike in the Lake District sees hundreds of thousands of visitors who leave behind tonnes of rubbish.
Outdoor instructor Richard Pyne:
"I'd led groups on the top of Ben Nevis in winter before, but I was up there with a group this summer and I was appalled at the amount of litter I saw.
"I started filling a bag and ended up carrying down 3kg of rubbish that day."
12:06 pm, Wed 28 Aug 2013
Brass band perform on Scafell Pike
Watch the Three Peaks Brass Band performing their rendition of 'Jerusalem' on the top Scafell Pike- England's highest mountain: