Power Lines Undergrounded at Goosegreen, Matterdale

Electricity North West – the region’s power network operator – has removed 850m overhead power lines and eight electricity poles at Goosegreen, Matterdale, at a cost of £149,000.Read more

The Future for Landscape in a Green Brexit

The Government has finished its consultation on the future reform of the Common Agriculture Policy; the future for food, farming and the environment in a Green Brexit. Read our response to the proposals.Read more

Dark Skies Winter Celebration

Westmorland Dales schools take part in an art project with local artists Rob and Harriet Fraser. See the results of their work and watch their video creations featuring the unique landscapes of the Westmorland Dales.Read more

Work for us!

We're looking for a new policy officer and fundraising manager, both key roles within the organisation. Kendal based.Read more

Famous Author Supports The Great Cumbrian Litter Pick

Famous author and former president of the Campaign to Protect Rural England, Bill Bryson, has spoken out in support of our Great Cumbrian Litter PickRead more

Volunteers create new native woodland in the Lake District

Loyal volunteers finish planting 5,500 native trees on our land at High BorrowdaleRead more

The Great Cumbrian Litter Pick

The Great Cumbrian Litter Pick. Friday 6th July. Let’s get together and make a start for a cleaner Cumbria! Sign up today. Win a grant of at least £1,000 for your Cumbrian community.Read more

Footpath repair on Place Fell

Thanks to our members’ support, Friends of the Lake District has recently funded vital footpath repair work on a popular footpath on Place Fell.Read more