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Revving up for forest rally

Walkers, cyclists and horse riders are being given advanced warning of disruption as the countdown begins to a renowned Lake District forest motor challenge next month.

Posted: 20 February 2014

Surprise cash cache in post

When a padded envelope arrived by post at the Lake District Visitor Centre little did staff realise it contained a cache of cash.

Posted: 18 February 2014

Turn Sherlock on Wainwright this half term

Half-term hols are set to bring a local explorer to life at a leading national park attraction.

Posted: 12 February 2014

Valley voice is heard

An acclaimed Lake District valley is going beyond its legendary picture postcard image as residents and businesses gear up for a futuristic development plan.

Posted: 05 February 2014

Firm futures for countryside pioneers

A pioneering Lake District apprenticeship scheme aimed at stemming the decline in rural and heritage skills has seen its protégés clinch coveted jobs.

Posted: 05 February 2014

Dog control plea

In the wake of a serious dog attack on two sheep a plea has gone out to pet owners to keep their animals under control at a critical time for lambing.

Posted: 05 February 2014

Cupid caught in kissing gate

As loved-up Britain braces itself for a billion pound Valentine spend, Cupid’s arrow points to paying for kissing gates instead of roses.

Posted: 30 January 2014