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News

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Latest news from across the National Park

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

Superstars in elite line-up

Lake District volunteers are in line for top recognition after being shortlisted for national honours.

Posted: 29 October 2014

Matchless mountain job

The search is on for one of the country’s most bizarre and high-level life-saving jobs.

Posted: 23 October 2014

Missing cycle link forges ahead

Plans to create a new bridleway along Grasmere lakeshore have been given the go-ahead by Lake District National Park’s rights of way committee.

Posted: 23 October 2014

Great green push hailed

Lake District National Park is one of the country’s leading authorities when it comes to slashing carbon after achieving cuts of 25 per cent.

Posted: 16 October 2014

Tweet twoo to share witches brew

Owls join ghosts and ghouls to make Halloween a half-term hoot.

Posted: 16 October 2014

Let nature be your teacher

National treasures combine in a compelling poetic journey to capture the mood of two world renowned bards.

Posted: 15 October 2014

Look listen and learn

Compelling community history exploring a rich industrial heritage is blazing a trail.

Posted: 09 October 2014

Film focus on lake district opportunities

A special four-minute film set in the Lake District highlights how a renowned award scheme promotes adventure and understanding of spectacular landscapes.

Posted: 01 October 2014

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