Media statements and responses regarding current issues that affect the Park can be found in Statements.
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A pressing need for affordable housing across the Lake District sees the current call for development sites extended until Monday 26 June.
Posted: 31 May 2017
On Tuesday 23 May 2017, Columbia Sportswear and the UK’s National Parks announced a first of its kind five-year partnership, making Columbia the official outfitter of the National Parks’ rangers and staff.
Posted: 25 May 2017
Rookie reporters are on a roll across Cumbria as junior pupils pen push for Lake District World Heritage status.
Posted: 22 May 2017
Work on a 3.5km diversion means walkers can now use a new section of one of the Lake District’s most popular routes following serious flood damage.
Posted: 19 May 2017
An innovative joint mission to establish a walking route in one of the Lake District’s most spectacular valleys is celebrating the first year of a phenomenal success story.
Posted: 16 May 2017
Following the significant structural damage caused by Storm Desmond to the Lake District National Park Ullswater centre at Glenridding, it is reopening with a fresh, modern look and an added new facility.
Posted: 04 May 2017
A plea has gone out to dog owners to keep their pets under control around livestock as the lambing season reaches its peak.
Posted: 02 May 2017
A gathering geared to bring cycling to everyone beckons in the heart of the Lakes with specially adapted wheels for riders with disabilities.
Posted: 24 April 2017
With significant numbers of people across the Lake District in acute need of affordable housing, a call has gone out to spot development sites.
Posted: 12 April 2017
The Rural Payments Agency (RPA), the body that supports farming and food production in the UK, joined National Park rangers this week on a tour of bridges and footpaths that have been repaired as part of ‘Routes to Resilience’, a £3m flood recovery project.
Posted: 09 March 2017
Farming plays a special role in the Lake District, its identity and cultural heritage. A rugged landscape from which to carve a living, a potential World Heritage Site in 2017, and the prospect of the UK leaving the EU in 2019.
Posted: 03 March 2017
Lake District visitors looking for inspirational ideas to enjoy the National Park will be spoilt for choice in 2017, as a packed programme of more than 350 new events and activities is launched by the Lake District National Park this week.
Posted: 15 February 2017
A new team of park rangers are set to help people in the Lake District enjoy even more of the National Park this New Year.
Posted: 09 January 2017
Local businesses from around Cumbria are set to become more resilient to the impacts of extreme weather as a result of two free workshops funded by the Lake District National Park and Eden District Council this month (6 and 8 Dec).
Posted: 21 December 2016