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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

Missing cycle link forges ahead

Plans to create a new bridleway along Grasmere lakeshore have been given the go-ahead by Lake District National Park’s rights of way committee.

Posted: 23 October 2014

Great green push hailed

Lake District National Park is one of the country’s leading authorities when it comes to slashing carbon after achieving cuts of 25 per cent.

Posted: 16 October 2014

Tweet twoo to share witches brew

Owls join ghosts and ghouls to make Halloween a half-term hoot.

Posted: 16 October 2014