John Entwistle OBE – a new president for Friends of the Lake District

Our out-going president Sir Martin Holdgate handed over to new president John Entwistle, OBE, at our Grasmere AGM recently.Read more

The Lake District is the Attraction

A well-attended event and a venue with far reaching Lake District views provided the ideal setting for a lively debate on the future of our National Parks.Read more

August Newsletter 18

Latrigg rally, Great Landscapes Week, nuclear waste disposal, Old Hutton gas power station, St Cuthberts Garden Village, Kirby Moor windfarm appealRead more

Record fundraising for local charity’s Morecambe Bay Walk

Our supporters raised over £11,000 following their trek across the shifting sands of Morecambe Bay at the end of July.Read more

Cable car plans add extra spice to Latrigg Rally

The rally launches our campaign which asks the question “What are National Parks for?”Read more

2018 Photography Competition Winners Announced

We're delighted to announce our 2018 photography competition winners.Read more

‘What are National Parks for?’ Latrigg Rally

We are launching our Great Landscapes Week 2018 series of events with a Latrigg Rally on Saturday 4th August, asking the question ‘What are National Parks for?’Read more

Gas fired power station plans at Old Hutton resubmitted

An application for a gas power station in open countryside near Old Hutton, has been resubmitted and you have until Friday to submit comments.Read more

Clean Up Success For Cumbria

Over 1,300 people took part in nearly 60 separate litter picks right across Cumbria collecting 353 sacks of rubbish.Read more

National Parks Week

Sunday 22 – Sunday 29 July: Ideas and guides to help you discover more for free in the Lake District this summer.Read more