October 5, 2016

Youngsters encouraged to get jabbed

Young people going to college or university this autumn are strongly encouraged to get vaccinated against meningitis and septicaemia (blood poisoning) due to the MenW bug, […]
October 5, 2016
Kendal Mountain Festival

Kendal Mountain Festival

After welcoming over 14,500 visitors, hosting 100+ filmmakers and media and enjoying the company of a truly remarkable collection of guest speakers, the main social event […]
October 5, 2016

The Mountain Rescuers

…have criticised unprepared climbers and walkers, saying they are heading for a year of record call-outs. The Wasdale rescue team said it was “shocked” at how […]
October 5, 2016

Monthly free 10k run launches at Claife Viewing Station

A new monthly National Trust running initiative is being launched at Claife Viewing Station, on 23 October. The Trust10 is a free 10k event which hopes […]
October 3, 2016
Tour of Britain

The Tour ‘struggles’ through Ambleside

They came to see cycling legends Sir Bradley Wiggins and Mark Cavendish, but at the end of a momentous day for British cycling, the real star […]
October 3, 2016
Pokémon: Gotta catch 'em all!

Pokémon: Gotta catch ’em all!

Picture the scene: a quiet back road between Ings and Troutbeck on a breezy Lake District summer’s day when a family tumbles out of their people […]
October 3, 2016
I've Herd

Have you ‘Herd’ the latest?

The countdown to the Lake District National Park Authority’s bid for World Heritage status continued in the pouring rain at Ambleside Sports. The authority’s chief executive […]
October 3, 2016

Wearings Bookshop Ambleside closed

Ambleside bookshop Wearings, well known to walkers because of its huge selection of guidebooks and maps, has closed down. The shop, on Lake Road, held a […]
October 3, 2016

A Grand Day Out

The Grand Day Out returns on the weekend of 14th, 15th and 16th October, following the success of January’s inaugural event. There are all sorts of […]