THE North West Air Ambulance charity is urging people to put on their hiking boots and sign up for the 40-mile Keswick to Barrow Walk on Saturday, May 2, to help fund its lifesaving work.

Teams of between four and 12 people are being encouraged to take on the 40-mile challenge, or the shorter, 21-mile Coniston to Barrow route.

If you would like to sign up for Team North West Air Ambulance, send an email to