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The future's green for lake district visitors

Lake District visitors have been recognised as holidaying in a greener way following an award by the Global Sustainable Tourism Review (GSTR), which names the Lakes ‘one of the most sustainable destinations on Earth’.

Posted: 17 December 2014

Mighty oak for massive achievment

From small acorns mighty oaks grow say the helping hands that have branched out from humble beginnings to a 500 strong action force.

Posted: 27 November 2014

One in 100 for peak position

A self-confessed mountain man has clinched a top job recording weather on daily treks up a Lake District summit.

Posted: 25 November 2014

High fliers join skills mission

What do a theatre director, teacher, joiner, journalist, student and merchant seaman have in common?

Posted: 25 November 2014

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