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Latest news from across the National Park

Singling out the superstars

With 60 years of volunteering being celebrated in the Lake District the search is on for heroes who care for the iconic landscape.

Posted: 23 July 2014

Help hone countryside talents

A pioneering training scheme to stem declining rural skills is seeking out inspirational mentors.

Posted: 17 July 2014

Lakes splash for national celebration

As National Parks Week beckons the Lake District is ready to showcase its star quality with ten top hits for things to do.

Posted: 17 July 2014

Gold star status

Lake District National Park is in the top five per cent of 3,000 organisations assessed for distinction by Customer Service Excellence (CSE).

Posted: 16 July 2014

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

Long links to the lakes

Curious twists of fate found a medical director on Coniston Water for a birthday bash with a difference.

Posted: 10 June 2014

National park community voice strengthened

Changes to the make-up of the Lake District National Park Authority signal an exciting new era with more representation from the local community.

Posted: 21 May 2014

Make your heart sing

No need to go back to the 1960’s pop scene to relive The Troggs classic Wild Thing, families can make everything groovy in a looming Lake District special.

Posted: 21 May 2014