Monday, 17 November 2014

Grasmere Fell Care Day

Location of event
Grasmere Village Hall, Broadgate, Grasmere, Cumbria, LA22 9TA

Sign up with the Friends of the Lake District for a day of volunteering activities in the Grasmere area on Thursday 26 November.

Friends of the Lake District Fell Care Days bring together local communities, schools and volunteers from many different walks of life to understand and learn about the value and importance of our unique upland landscapes through taking part in practical action to protect them. And most importantly, there's always lots of cake to help fuel volunteers through their tasks!

To see the full list of tasks on offer and to register for a task, visit the Flora of the Fells website
Another Fell Care Day takes place on Wednesday 15 October in Coniston

Friends of the Lake District is a charity dedicated to protecting Cumbria's landscape for the future.

Friday, 14 November 2014

LDNPA Consultation Letter

Follow the link to view a recent consultation letter from LDNPA, regarding proposed bridleways from Hawkshead to Wray. All comments welcomed before 30th November 2014.

Meeting Minutes

Here are the minutes from our latest committee meeting held on 6th November. 

Any comments or feedback welcomed.

Wednesday, 12 November 2014

Peak District MTB Survey

The guys at Peak District MTB are running a survey at the minute to gauge the use of Rushup Edge. Help them out by completing this quick Survey. #mtb

38 Degrees campaign for a change of English access law

There is an open campaign on the 38 degrees site for a change to English access laws, to bring us inline with Scottish rights. This include access to land and waterways.

Follow this link and cast your vote to support the campaign.

Monday, 10 November 2014

Notice Of Temporary Closures

Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 - Notice of Intention to prohibit traffic over Footpaths and Bridleways in Grizedale Forest , Broughton Moor, Whinlatter Forest and Wythop Woods
Date of change: 4 November 2014
We have made an Order to close routes within the forests because of danger to the public from fast moving vehicles during motor sports events:

Grizedale Stages Rally: Saturday 22 November 2014 and Malcolm Wilson Rally: Saturday 7 March 2015.
Although the order duration is 6 months, the paths will only be closed for 24 hours on the two days. Paths in Wythop Woods are already closed under a separate order. However, those works are expected to be completed by 8 January 2015 after which that order will expire and this order will continue.
If you have any queries, please contact Julia Knott, Countryside Access Assistant on 01768 871403 or
Expires: Sunday 8 March 2015
View more here.