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Art for the next century
[ 0 ] August 23, 2016

Art for the next century

Langdale Primary School pupils hope their new art installation will be enjoyed for at least one hundred years. Working with Ings art ceramicist Sally Toms – a former pupil at the school – and headteacher Sally Jenkinson, they have immortalised their memories of the school and their environment on clay tiles. The Postcards from Langdale […]

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Olde world charmers
[ 0 ] August 23, 2016

Olde world charmers

Three Lakeland hotels have been listed among the top ten “adorable English inns and cottages” by the American newspaper USA Today. Two Windermere hotels – Cedar Manor, and Cragwood Country House – made the listing, along with Grasmere’s Wordsworth Hotel. The listing accompanied a feature highlighting what’s small and beautiful about Britain. “Some travellers come […]

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Political guidance
[ 0 ] August 23, 2016

Political guidance

The UK’s new political leader has been encouraging her German counterpart to come walking in Cumbria. When the two met as international leaders for the first time in July, Prime Minister Theresa May gave Chancellor Angela Merkel a copy of Coast to Coast with Wainwright, as well as Terry Marsh’s Great Mountain Days in Snowdonia, […]

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Editor's Blog

Welcome to September’s Cumbria!
[ 0 ] August 23, 2016

Welcome to September’s Cumbria!

Editor John Manning’s welcome words… I should have taken heed when, back in our July edition, Borrowdale “cuckoo” Stan Edmondson warned of August and September’s anticipated storms. Early last month Steph and I walked young Sierra and Jack up the rough, mile-long trail to Small Water’s rocky bowl above Mardale Head for their first wild […]

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