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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

Viewing a vibrant vision

A far-reaching vision of how the Lake District should look in 2030 has made strident steps towards ultimate goals, according to a new annual report.

Posted: 21 January 2014

Lake District on course for world heritage

The Lake District is on course for the same global recognition as some of the world’s most iconic sites after being recommended as the UK’s nomination for 2016 World Heritage inscription.

Posted: 09 January 2014

Queen's visit July 2013

More about the Queen's visit to the Lake District in July 2013. Includes key facts and useful links.

Posted: 12 July 2013