Putting up a CROW sign copyright Ben Barden
Putting up a sign

News

Countryside volunteers celebrate Christmas with a bang

When it came to festive celebrations a loyal band of countryside helpers and rangers shunned a traditional knees-up and went for sausages on the barbecue.

Posted: 18 December 2014

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

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