Lake District

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Steve Coogan, Paul Whitehouse and Lee Mack join Windermere pollution protest
Comedians perform at Lake District event in campaign to highlight ‘national scandal’ of volume of sewage being pumped into lake

Nadeem Badshah

29, May, 2023 @9:24 PM

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Dog rescued after scaling England’s highest mountain
Akita, which refused to budge after climbing Scafell Pike, stayed ‘positively regal’ as it was carried down by mountain rescue

Mark Brown North of England correspondent

15, May, 2023 @3:46 PM

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Man dies after getting stuck in cave at indoor climbing centre in Lake District
Carl O’Keeffe was taken to hospital after incident at Kong Adventure Centre but died from his injuries

Danya Hajjaji

01, May, 2023 @7:14 PM

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The Lake District drug scene: why people are getting high in the UK’s popular beauty spot
A gaggle of freaked-out trippers had to be walked and talked down from a Lake District peak at the weekend by the Keswick Mountain Rescue service

11, Apr, 2023 @4:26 PM

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Hikers high on magic mushrooms rescued in Lake District
Keswick mountain rescue team dispatched to bring men down fell after reports they were in trouble

Helen Pidd North of England editor

11, Apr, 2023 @3:27 PM

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The elephant in the rooms of our stately homes | Letters
Brief letters: National Trust visits | Bill Tidy | Standing stones | Gene editing | Trampoline ban

31, Mar, 2023 @5:12 PM

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‘The R-word can be alienating’: How Haweswater rewilding project aims to benefit all
On the Lake District’s north-eastern fringe, two farmsteads are restoring the landscape with a commitment to conservation and providing jobs

Ben Martynoga

10, Mar, 2023 @6:01 PM

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‘Not shoved miles away’: Cumbrian fight to keep care in the community
Villagers of Staveley want to turn closed care home into facility for older people but have run into council roadblock

Robert Booth Social affairs correspondent

28, Feb, 2023 @4:00 PM

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Hiking app changes route after rescue of walkers in Lake District
Three people became stranded on steep scree slope while following route set by AllTrails app on Barf fell

Josh Halliday North of England correspondent

06, Jan, 2023 @11:34 AM

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Allan Brockbank obituary
Other lives: Boatbuilder who designed and built motor launches and cabin cruisers, spending his life working around Windermere

Sally Chaffey

01, Jan, 2023 @12:15 PM

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Hill walkers in UK urged not to rely on smartphones
As more people explore outdoors and rescue callouts rise, experts advise use of maps and compass

Miranda Bryant

27, Dec, 2022 @4:12 PM

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Diversity returns to Lakeland stream after restoration puts its bends back
Nature ‘in charge again’ at Swindale Beck for first time in 200 years as award-winning conservation project bears fruit

Sandra Laville

26, Dec, 2022 @8:00 AM

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