AN elderly woman out fellwalking in Ambleside had to be helped after sustaining a cut to her arm.

The 82-year-old was walking near Jenkins Crag, Ambleside, at around 12.30pm yesterday when she had to be assisted by members of Langdale and Ambleside Mountain rescue Team.

The team took her by vehicle to their base and she was transferred from there to hospital by almbulance. Six team members were out for around one hour.