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Park rangers in ecclesiastic mission

Lake District rangers have come to the aid of a village church after a falling tree smashed gates and a stone plinth.

Posted: 08 July 2014

Look, learn and love it

One of the Lake District’s loveliest valleys is set to be explored by its own young people wanting a share of the action enjoyed by millions of visitors.

Posted: 02 July 2014

Better by miles

Two couples who chanced on Lake District guided walks - and each other - said the discovery has made trekking better by miles.

Posted: 30 June 2014

New lead for lake district

England’s largest national park has a new chairman following the successful the election of Mike McKinley.

Posted: 25 June 2014

Beatrix Potter leads the way

A leading Lake District attraction is highlighting close links with the world famous creator of Peter Rabbit and Squirrel Nutkin.

Posted: 19 June 2014

Hailing helping hands

Volunteers giving thousands of hours to look after the Lake District’s iconic landscape have been hailed in a special ceremony marking their contribution.

Posted: 18 June 2014

Countryside innovators going for gold

An acclaimed Lake District apprenticeship scheme to boost declining rural skills is seeking top honours.

Posted: 18 June 2014