Roanhead Farm development still risks irreparable harm to nature

A coalition of nature and landscape charities have again joined forces to object to a serious threat to the internationally significant nature reserve at Sandscale Haws and the wider Morecambe Bay and Duddon estuary. Read more

Keswick joins Ambleside and Grasmere Big Switch Off to save energy and see more stars

Friends of the Lake District's Dark Skies project is coordinating another Big Lighting Switch Off, in Keswick, Ambleside and Grasmere next week to see what a difference it makes to our view of the stars. Read more

This is a National Park not a Theme Park!

Landscape charity Friends of the Lake District today announced that it will continue to oppose plans for a major visitor attraction at Elterwater Quarry, despite the changes the developer has made to the proposal. Read more