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The Lake District National Park Authority, as the Planning Authority for the Lake District, works tirelessly to ensure that all new developments within the park boundary are sympathetic to its special landscape. When this doesn’t happen it can result in enforcement action being taken, which can amount to significant fines.
Posted: 21 November 2023
The actions taken by many organisations working collaboratively to look after, protect and enhance the Lake District are being celebrated in the Lake District National Park Partnership’s annual progress report.
Posted: 02 November 2023
The Lake District National Park Authority owns Bassenthwaite Lake and manages this and other areas of land around that make up the National Nature Reserve. The Authority is currently looking for feedback on its draft five-year management plan, with an online consultation starting this week and running until 24 November 2023.
Posted: 04 October 2023
The Lake District National Park Authority (LDNPA) has become the first local authority to adopt a Design Code. It's a helpful tool for planning applicants and the Authority as it clearly sets out what should be considered in development design, big or small.
Posted: 28 September 2023
As the last bank holiday of the summer approaches, the Lake District National Park Authority is encouraging people to take in a different view of the Lake District by travelling by bike or bus.
Posted: 23 August 2023
At a celebration event today (14 July) the Rt Hon Trudy Harrison MP officially opened the new £1.5 million West Windermere Way route.
Posted: 14 July 2023
As summer gets into full swing, the Lake District National Park Authority is reminding visitors to take all litter home with them to protect the landscape they love. This year there’s been an increase in dog poo being left behind. To help raise awareness of this issue, the Lake District National Park Authority is launching a humorous Leave only pawprints campaign to remind people of this important message.
Posted: 04 July 2023