Tuesday Mar 4
Conference explores ways of getting South Lakes communities more involved in local decision making
MORE than 60 delegates have contributed to a conference which explored ways of giving people a greater role in the delivery of local services.
Local dogs are ready for the prestigious Crufts competition
A whopping 37 of the region's four-legged friends have been entered into the Kennel Club's Best in Show at the NEC in Birmingham from March 6-9.
New kids on block follow leader Jake at Rossendale Community Boxing Club
With a couple of recent wins under his belt, Leary, 22, has two more bouts planned and will be boxing regularly in the lead up to the National Open Class Championships in March and April.
Cyclists gear up for coast-to-coast challenge
Marie Curie coast-to-coast cycle ride organiser Vicky Griffin is joined by her 18-month-old daughter, Meredith, and other volunteers during the recruitment drive at the Bike Shed in York ORGANISERS of a charity coast-to-coast bike challenge are halfway towards their target for attracting riders after a sign-up session at a York cafA©.
Planning applications lodged with the Lake District National Park Authority
Planning applications lodged with the Lake District National Park Authority: Ambleside: Creation of new public bridleway of approximately 145m between existing public bridleways 543045 and 543044, at North west of Harry Place Farm, Great Langdale, for M. Eccles, Lake District National Park Authority; change of use to domestic dwelling, at ... (more)
Volunteers turn out to improve look of South Lakes beauty spot
The Ornamental Gardens at Grange-over-Sands have undergone five days of work to prune shrubs and tidy up the flower beds, as part of this week's 'Grange Community Gardening Week'.
Planning applications submitted to Lake District National Park Authority
Ambleside: Creation of new public bridleway of approximately 145m between existing public bridleways 543045 and 543044, at North west of Harry Place Farm, Great Langdale, for M. Eccles, Lake District National Park Authority; change of use to domestic dwelling, at Craftsmans Cottage, Church Hill, Hawkshead, for Mr & Mrs Luscombe; T1 Oak - remove 5 ... (more)
WORK is progressing on an applicaton to secure funding to overhaul the lido at Grange-over-Sands.
South Lakeland District Council is continuing to prepare documentation ahead of a 'stage one' application being submitted to the Heritage Lottery Fund to secure the cash needed to bring the old outdoor pool back into use.
Planning applications submitted to the Lake District National Park Authority
Ambleside: Fell 1 ash and 1 oak ; reduce 1 oak , at Devoke Water, Neaum Crag, Foul Step Lane, Loughrigg, for C. Yardley; prune 3 oak trees, at Cairn How, Gale Rigg, for S. Beddall; fell 1 elm , at Queens Hotel, Market Place, for T. Davie; upward extension to create 2 no.