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The stuff of dreams
[ 0 ] April 26, 2017

The stuff of dreams

Guests attending a wedding at All Saint’s Church in Orton later this month can be sure of getting stuffed at the reception; we also hear that the groom is outstanding in his field.

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Trust’s firm hold on Blencathra
[ 0 ] April 26, 2017

Trust’s firm hold on Blencathra

The Mountain Heritage Trust has moved into a new home at the Field Studies Council’s Blencathra Centre near Threlkeld.

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Willy Wonka is walking to the Lake District to get married
[ 0 ] April 26, 2017

Willy Wonka is walking to the Lake District to get married

William Whitaker is set to wed fiancée Gemma Needham in Bowness on Windermere in June. He and friend Jerry Holmes are preparing to walk there dressed as Roald Dahl’s famous chocolatier and his sidekick Chief Oompa Loompa.

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Festival’s mountain of talent
[ 0 ] March 23, 2017

Festival’s mountain of talent

Britain’s favourite mountaineer, Sir Chris Bonington, is among the speakers set to headline the Keswick Mountain Festival’s programme in June.

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Skydancer hotline opens
[ 0 ] March 23, 2017

Skydancer hotline opens

As we anticipate the osprey’s return, conservationists are asking us to keep eyes peeled for an even rarer raptor with a precarious talon-hold in Cumbria.

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Cooper comes full circle
[ 0 ] March 23, 2017

Cooper comes full circle

The seventieth birthday of Cumbrian mountain artist Julian Cooper will be celebrated with a trio of exhibitions in London, Kendal and Grasmere.

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