Building Black Sail bridge at Ennerdale

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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

Lancaster bombers in historic lake flight

History will be made when the world’s last two remaining airborne Lancaster bombers take part in a dramatic flight past the Lake District Visitor Centre.

Posted: 20 August 2014

Halt the litter blight

National park rangers have put out a plea to stop rubbish dumping at Lake District car parks and beauty spots.

Posted: 07 August 2014

Meet and greet - it's neat

As the bumper summer rolls on a plea has gone out for extra help dealing with the Lake District Visitor Centre’s massive influx.

Posted: 05 August 2014

Twenty four wanted more

Wow was the cry from Ullswater youth when they set about discovering their own valley.

Posted: 31 July 2014

Finding 30 fit figures

Do you love the Lakes and hanker after some dry stone walling, gate hanging, bridge building and path repair talents?

Posted: 31 July 2014