April 5, 2017

Youngsters to hit the high ropes!

YOUNGSTERS are getting a life-changing outdoor experience thanks to funds from three organisations for a new high ropes course. The Ambleside based youth charity, Brathay Trust […]
April 5, 2017

£2 million facelift for fire-devastated Queens Head

It took more than 1,000 days and cost over £2 million, but the lengthy and extensive refurbishment of one of the Lake District’s most iconic hostelries […]
April 5, 2017

Happy 100th, Vera!

A local dance teacher put on her tights and high heels again to return to her roots and perform at the famous London Palladium theatre in […]
April 5, 2017

Festival of the Fells

Paul Harrison, the charismatic singer and guitarist in the popular Kendal-based band Room Full of Mirrors, will be a well-known face in Ambleside at the end […]
April 5, 2017

Perfect exposure from Ellen

Photographer and publisher Ellen Bowness, whose company Long Valley Books is based in Little Langdale, has launched the latest in her ‘Photographer’s Guide’ series of books, […]
April 5, 2017

Poster Painter protecting Panoramas

Cumbrian artist Nicholas Leigh’s work, Inspired by 1930s railway posters, captures iconic landscapes from around the Lake District. Now he plans to use his art to […]
April 5, 2017

Hollywood in the Lakes

Location filming took place earlier this month in Ambleside and Windermere for a new Hollywood movie celebrating one of the Lake District’s most famous fictional characters. […]
April 5, 2017

Grizedale Rocks!

Grizedale Rocks music festival returns to Satterthwaite between Friday 16th and Sunday 18th June. Keeping the small festival feel, tickets are limited to around 1,000 this […]
March 3, 2017

Commissioner Urges Communities to Apply for Funding

Cumbria’s Police and Crime Commissioner Peter McCall is urging local communities to apply for funds from his Property Fund, for up to £2,500 to support local […]