The Lake District National Park is delivering Routes to Resilience, a £3million programme to restore the Public Rights of Way network following the destruction of Storm Desmond in December 2015.
Routes to Resilience is funded by the Rural Payments Agency with money from the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development
Running to September 2018, the programme of work includes:
This will go some way towards addressing the £10million of damage caused by Storm Desmond in the National Park. As well as improving access, the work aims to maintain a vibrant local tourist economy and build increased resilience to potential future flooding.
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Northern distinctive area photo shows Mark Smith fixing a gate on Gatesgarth Path at the top of Buttermere near Peggy's Bridge.
Eastern distinctive area photo shows Calum Stott fixing a gate in the South West side of Hallin Fell.
Central and South Eastern distinctive area shows Tom Maloney and Antony Brown at Stickle Tarn.