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Compelling community history exploring a rich industrial heritage is blazing a trail.

Posted: 09 October 2014

Film focus on lake district opportunities

A special four-minute film set in the Lake District highlights how a renowned award scheme promotes adventure and understanding of spectacular landscapes.

Posted: 01 October 2014

Perfect pint for park champions

Alan Hinkes OBE, one of Britain’s best known mountaineers, has raised a specially brewed pint at the summit of 899m Great Gable to mark the diamond jubilee of the Lake District National Park’s vibrant volunteer service.

Posted: 10 September 2014

Fluttering and dancing and poetry prancing

Tiny tots could be following the Lake District tradition of brilliant bards with poetry perfect for mini-rhymesters.

Posted: 03 September 2014

Last lancasters fly-by

Brockhole, on the shores of Windermere, will be turning back the clock in a day inspired by Britain’s last surviving Bomber Command veteran, Archie Johnstone, who sadly died in April.

Posted: 03 September 2014

Summit shelter in peak condition

A summit shelter built by the first Lake District volunteers 60 years ago has been given a facelift.

Posted: 26 August 2014

Romans return to ravenglass

A major historic investigation into a nationally important coastal site is set to return next month.

Posted: 20 August 2014