October 5, 2016
Troutbeck Phone Box

Troutbeck to be cut off!

BT are consulting on removing a “vital” phone box in Troutbeck near Windermere with what the local Councillor has labelled a shock move. All phone boxes […]
October 5, 2016

Windermere by-election

Hello, As you may be aware Colin Jones has resigned as a District Councillor and also as a County Councillor, thus triggering a by-election. An election […]
October 5, 2016

Cable crossing

A specialist team of BT engineers used one of the lakes’ maintenance barges to install the kilometre-long cable to link up Far Sawrey with Connecting Cumbria’s […]
October 5, 2016
Ferry Ticket Machine upset

Ticket Machines should be thrown in lake

Windermere Councillor Ben Berry has suggested that the new Windermere Ferry Ticket machines should be dumped in the Lake. The new ticket machines have caused misery […]
October 5, 2016
More flooding in Glenridding

Glenridding on the brink (again)

On 20 August Glenridding and Patterdale, along with the rest of Cumbria, were hit by torrential rain. The impact was more severe than many had expected. […]
October 5, 2016
Top 50 trees!

Cumbria’s Top 50 Trees

  A £50,000 National Heritage Lottery Fund project to reveal Cumbria’s Top 50 Trees has almost reached its halfway point. The 18-month endeavour to highlight and […]
October 5, 2016
Ranger Report

Ranger Diary – September

My name is Amy and I am the new Long Term Volunteer here with the National Trust South Lakes Ranger team. As part of my degree […]
October 5, 2016
Top Work at Windermere

Top Work at Windermere School

Windermere School is celebrating its best GCSE and IGCSE results in over a decade. Surpassing a 95% pass rate at A* to C is the highest […]
October 5, 2016
John Ruskin's Best Kest

The Best Kest in Cumbria

Throughout the summer students on the Environmental and Land Based Science course enjoyed fine, dry weather. However this luck eventually failed and an unusually wet day […]