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Asthetically appealing photographs of landscape in West Cumbria, UK

Port Of Whitehaven

Whitehaven Harbour, Cumbria
Historic Port The Port of Whitehaven is a historic harbour. Development began in 1634 with the first Quay being built. At one time, Whitehaven was one of the most important ports in the United Kingdom, due to trade and shipbuilding. The town is famous for...

Eskdale Peat Storage Huts

Eskdale Peat Shelter
Important Resource: Across Eskdale, there are around 35 Peat Storage Huts. The huts are located on unenclosed common land. The tradition of building stone huts in the area goes back to the 16th Century. Peat was cut from the land, and then stored in the huts,...

Walking In The Clouds

Crag Fell: Having checked the Lake District weather forecast this was looking  to be a promising walk, with strong sunlight and zero precipitation... but with a 70% chance of low cloud above 400 metres. Crag Fell stands at 523 metres. I decided to take a punt on...

Bridging The Gap

Wooden Bridge On Wainwright Coast to Coast
Coast To Coast: The small wooden bridge above, is one of many on the Wainwright Coast to Coast walking route. The Coast to Coast Walk is a 192-mile (309 km) unofficial and mostly unsignposted long-distance footpath across Northern England. Devised by Alfred Wainwright, it passes...

Rainbow: My Heart Leaps

Rainbow Over Ennerdale Water
William Wordsworth: My heart leaps up when I behold A rainbow in the sky: So was it when my life began; So is it now I am a man; So be it when I shall grow old, Or let me die! The Child is father of the Man; I could wish my...

To Be Cumbrian

Sunrise over Ennerdale Water, with reflections in the water.
What It Means: What being Cumbrian, means to me: I'm an advocate of the outdoors, and believe that our countryside plays a big part in what it means to be Cumbrian. Being Cumbrian is a state of being, which is a reflection of our landscape. When I...

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Cumbria Fire

Girl Stuck In A Gate In Whitehaven

Yesterday, at 17:51 firefighters were called to help rescue a girl who was stuck in a gate on Meadow Road, Whitehaven. A spokesperson for Cumbria...

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Koi Carp

Outbreaks Of Koi Herpesvirus (KHV) Disease In 2018

The Fish Health Inspectorate (FHI) have found Koi herpesvirus (KHV) disease in fish at the following sites in England and Wales. KHV is a serious...
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West Lakes Academy Positioned Second Place In National Rock Final Challenge

Last night, the 2018 Be Your Best Rock Challenge® National Final took place at Magna Science Adventure Centre, Rotherham. Nine schools from across Dorset,...

Theresa May: I Am Not Going To Brussels To Compromise Our...

Prime Minister Theresa May: "Our Brexit deal for Britain seizes the moment to deliver the democratic decision of the British people and secure a bright...