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Cumbria floods update - 7 December 2015

The weekend’s severe weather has had a significant impact on Cumbria and our thoughts are with all communities affected. We are part of a countywide flood recovery programme and we are currently helping to assess the impact on our communities. We will be working with partner organisations to set about tackling, what is certain to be, a lengthy and sustained recovery to restore our National Park.

Posted: 07 December 2015

Cumbria floods

Following the Cumbria floods, the Lake District National Park is part of a county-wide flood recovery programme.

Posted: 07 December 2015

Mountain call to stay safe on the fells this winter

The Lake District National Park restarts its popular daily weather service this week, asking people to check the Weatherline report as a crucial part of their winter walk preparation.

Posted: 02 December 2015

Low carbon Lake District on target to tackle climate change

As a major UN climate change summit begins in Paris today, visitors and communities in the Lake District are being thanked for helping to achieve an ambitious local target for CO2 reduction.

Posted: 30 November 2015

Herdy brings a friendly face to the Lake District’s World Heritage bid

Herdy, the iconic Lake District sheep lovemark has joined a growing list of organisations to state their support for the Lake District World Heritage bid, becoming the lead commercial collaboration partner and creating a unique ‘United by Herdy’ logo for the bid campaign.

Posted: 20 November 2015

Adventure and environment scheme tops 10,000 awards

The John Muir Award, a leading adventure and environment scheme has this week celebrated connecting 10,000 young people with wild places across Cumbria.

Posted: 17 November 2015

Extension to the National Park

Defra has today announced an extension will be made to the boundary of the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales National Parks, following a recommendation from Natural England.

Posted: 23 October 2015