We’re all thinking of giving presents at this time of year and rangers from the Lake District National Park are no different. Grants of up to £2000 for each of the five areas within the National Park will be awarded to local projects over the next year, so communities are being asked to consider what they’d put on their Christmas wish list.
Posted: 13 December 2018
A £7.9 million funding package has been agreed to allow work to start on the final phase of reconnecting the Keswick to Threlkeld multi user trail which was severely damaged in Storm Desmond three years ago to the day (5 December).
Posted: 05 December 2018
Snow has been spotted on the fells over the past week which not only heralds the start of winter but also the season launch of the Lake District National Park’s Weatherline service.
Posted: 30 November 2018
Around 100kg of recycled uniform from the Lake District National Park has recently landed in East Africa to kit out porters working in a National Park there.
Posted: 15 November 2018
The Lake District National Park has recently secured a bumper £80,000 of funding for two major improvement projects in the Western Lakes.
Posted: 23 October 2018
A dedicated Lake District volunteer has received the coveted Bryan Stilling Award for his outstanding contribution to the National Park over the past 20 years.
Posted: 22 October 2018
The Annual Archaeology in the Lake District Conference is taking place on 10 November at the Rheged Centre, near Penrith and there are still a few tickets available. The full day session is open to anyone interested in Cumbrian archaeology and history or Lake District heritage and culture.
Posted: 15 October 2018