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Following a number of recent incidents throughout the UK with walkers being badly injured or killed by cattle, the Lake District National Park Authority and the National Farmers’ Union (NFU) are issuing a joint safety advice reminder.
Posted: 14 October 2020
The £7.9 million project to reconnect the much loved Keswick to Threlkeld railway trail is nearing completion with only two months to go to its long awaited reopening.
Posted: 17 September 2020
This week, Members of the National Park Authority agreed to open a consultation on proposals to make the financial savings required to secure future services and practical work across the National Park. Like many organisations and businesses, the National Park Authority has been financially impacted by the effects of the coronavirus pandemic, leading to a budget deficit of £1.2m for 2021/22.
Posted: 04 September 2020
A new Environmental Land Management Scheme (ELMS) that will replace current farming schemes is being tested in the Lake District.
Posted: 20 August 2020
The weather couldn’t dampen the excitement as the Lake District Visitor Centre, Brockhole on Windermere, reopened on Saturday following the lockdown.
Posted: 06 July 2020
Published today (25 June 2020) by the UK National Commission for UNESCO, new research shows UNESCO projects can help build a greener, more equal and more peaceful world, while also creating financial value.
Posted: 25 June 2020
Mike McKinley, Chair of the Lake District National Park Authority, has this week been announced as the new Chair of National Parks England, the organisation representing all ten English National Parks.
Posted: 16 June 2020