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Big community spend

Good causes are coursing through the Lake District where communities are cashing in on a £75,000 annual windfall.

Posted: 27 February 2014

Focus on fairtrade fun

As the world’s first Fairtrade national park zone the Lake District has taken a lead in highlighting the movement.

Posted: 26 February 2014

Working holiday for valley youth

School holidays for Ullswater Valley secondary pupils became a labour of love when they spent a day tackling some essential countryside maintenance.

Posted: 20 February 2014

Holiday village plan at historic site

A community is being called to an open day to discuss plans to develop land around one of Cumbria’s leading historic industrial sites.

Posted: 20 February 2014

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