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Leslie’s lasting legacy
[ 0 ] February 24, 2017

Leslie’s lasting legacy

Looking back at 70 years of Cumbria magazine.

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Tree force recruiting now!
[ 0 ] February 1, 2017

Tree force recruiting now!

Friends of the Lake District has 5,200 trees to plant on its land at High Borrowdale by springtime – and they need your help! The landscape charity is calling for volunteers to help plant a new woodland on a Fell Care Force Tree Planting Day on Wednesday, February 8. If you’ve been on one of Friends of the Lake […]

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Cumbrian businesses’ EU funds boost
[ 0 ] January 30, 2017

Cumbrian businesses’ EU funds boost

Business support funding of £4.3m is being made available for tourism, agriculture and food production industries in Cumbria.

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Mary Welsh, who guided thousands over the fells, dies aged 88
[ 0 ] January 27, 2017

Mary Welsh, who guided thousands over the fells, dies aged 88

Mary was a delight to chat with … she thrilled to hear of youngsters being introduced to, and exploring, the countryside

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Skiddaw cairn is a family repair
[ 0 ] January 24, 2017

Skiddaw cairn is a family repair

Skiddaw’s summit viewfinder cairn, erected to mark the Queen’s Silver Jubilee, has been repaired by the son of one of those who erected it in 1978, before the world at large even knew that it had been vandalised. Bassenthwaite-based Gordie Oliver heard of the damage from friend Nic Park in nearby Keswick and took a […]

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Struck by courage
[ 0 ] January 24, 2017

Struck by courage

The fiftieth anniversary of the Coniston Water tragedy in which speed king Donald Campbell lost his life has been commemorated with a special coin

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