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Vivienne Rees, Chair of Grasmere Village Society with David Switzer, LDNP area ranger for the Central and South East at Greehead Gill Bridge, Grasmere.

Early Christmas Present from National Park

Locals and visitors to Grasmere will be able to walk off that Christmas dinner by completing the circular walk to Alcock Tarn from the village for the first time since 2015.

Posted: 20 December 2018

Community enjoying Winter droving event

Rangers’ gift to local communities this Christmas

We’re all thinking of giving presents at this time of year and rangers from the Lake District National Park are no different. Grants of up to £2000 for each of the five areas within the National Park will be awarded to local projects over the next year, so communities are being asked to consider what they’d put on their Christmas wish list.

Posted: 13 December 2018

Key partners gathered at Brundholme where work will start along with some of the locals who are looking forward to the trail being reconnected.

Full steam ahead for reconnection of Keswick to Threlkeld Railway Path as funding is announced

A £7.9 million funding package has been agreed to allow work to start on the final phase of reconnecting the Keswick to Threlkeld multi user trail which was severely damaged in Storm Desmond three years ago to the day (5 December).

Posted: 05 December 2018

Winter Skills Competition winners with Fell Top Assessors

National Park Fell Top Assessors start Winter season

Snow has been spotted on the fells over the past week which not only heralds the start of winter but also the season launch of the Lake District National Park’s Weatherline service.

Posted: 30 November 2018

Porters at the MOunt Kilamanjaro National Park with uniform donated by Lake District National park

Recycled uniform is sent from Scafell Pike to Mount Kilimanjaro with love

Around 100kg of recycled uniform from the Lake District National Park has recently landed in East Africa to kit out porters working in a National Park there.

Posted: 15 November 2018

water at Cogra Moss Lamplugh

Bumper funding package to improve access in the Western Lakes

The Lake District National Park has recently secured a bumper £80,000 of funding for two major improvement projects in the Western Lakes.

Posted: 23 October 2018

Volunteer Tony Corbet at the awards presentation

National Park volunteer honoured with special award

A dedicated Lake District volunteer has received the coveted Bryan Stilling Award for his outstanding contribution to the National Park over the past 20 years.

Posted: 22 October 2018