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Big copper potential for coniston

One of the country’s most significant copper mines boasting royal backing and a place in Empire building is in line.

Posted: 18 November 2014

Green fingered genius sought

A garden created by one of the greatest and most gifted Edwardian designers needs a horticultural genius to restore his masterpiece.

Posted: 13 November 2014

Critical carbon cash

Carbon capture has seen a pioneering brokering offensive launched in the Lake District with the buying and selling of CO2.

Posted: 11 November 2014

History buffs benefit heritage

As the spotlight was thrown on a rich historic Lake District legacy tributes were paid to volunteers who are increasingly involved in preserving the heritage.

Posted: 10 November 2014

Call for communities to shape lake district's future

A unique first for the Lake District’s 40,770 residents sees the call for communities to help shape the internationally acclaimed national park’s future.

Posted: 03 November 2014

Superstars in elite line-up

Lake District volunteers are in line for top recognition after being shortlisted for national honours.

Posted: 29 October 2014

Matchless mountain job

The search is on for one of the country’s most bizarre and high-level life-saving jobs.

Posted: 23 October 2014