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Communities in the Lake District invited to shape the design of future buildings

The Lake District National Park Authority is one of 25 areas in England that has been successful in securing a place on the Government’s Design Code Pathfinder Programme

Posted: 01 September 2022

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LDNPA in top 10 per cent of planning authorities issuing planning enforcement notices

Latest Government figures show the Lake District National Park Authority (LDNPA) served more planning enforcement notices than any National Park Authority in England and is ranked joint 22nd of 322 local planning authorities nationally for the number of planning enforcement notices served.

Posted: 09 August 2022

A fix the fells work party briefil at Sail near Keswick with an upland path in view in the distance

Celebrating 15 years of dedicated Fix the Fells volunteers

Last weekend marked 15 years since the first Fix the Fells volunteers began to help look after paths on the high fells and what better way to celebrate than with the project’s prestigious win at the Park Protector Awards in London and an upbeat, celebratory work party on Sail near Keswick.

Posted: 20 July 2022

A summery scene at Coniston Boating Centre from the water with two people kayaking towards the shore

Lake District National Park calls for caution in the water and on the fells during heatwave

As the weather hots up and the Lake District’s waters and tarns look all the more inviting, the Lake District National Park is offering expert help and guidance on how to keep safe in and on the water and reminding people that care is also needed out on the fells.

Posted: 14 July 2022

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“Love Windermere” spells out new era for lake

A new “Love Windermere” partnership sees the biggest ever cooperation of sectors to tackle challenges in the lake.

Posted: 06 July 2022

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New senior appointments for Lake District National Park Authority

At last week’s Lake District National Park Authority Annual General Meeting (AGM), members elected Tiffany Hunt as the new Chair. Michael Carter was also elected as Deputy Chair.

Posted: 05 July 2022

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National Park Authority looking for hidden gems to celebrate local heritage

The National Park Authority is inviting residents and visitors to highlight the special buildings, sites and features that make the Lake District special and should be celebrated.

Posted: 08 June 2022