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'There is rapture on the lonely shore'

The shore was anything but lonely last Tuesday when Ramblers’ groups walked all 55 kilometres of the new coastal access between South Bents in Sunderland and North Gare in Hartlepool—no mean feat.   437 more words


Thorne Colliery Solar Farm

Readers may recall that we posted details of an information event about the proposed Solar Farm development at Thorne Colliery. The public event was well attended which seemed to surprise the developers whose staff struggled valiantly to answer the questions posed by local residents. 191 more words

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Cumbria's coast for the most

The new stretch of coastal access, 36 kilometres from Whitehaven north to Allonby in west Cumbria, is a good thing for many reasons.  It will encourage people to visit this grand but unsung coast, bring important income to areas which suffer some deprivation; and it will provide a facility for local people. 464 more words


Hilary Wilson on Monbiot's rewilding proposal

Hilary and her husband John used to have around 900 sheep (Texels and Rough Fells) on their farm below the Heart-Shaped Wood in Tebay. They now have a smaller farm near Appleby. 480 more words

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'Moor' ramblings ....

With the arrival of the new recording season, I thought we should show some of the images and records people have been kind enough to share with us. 269 more words

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Radiation Free Lakeland have just learned that one of the options for the Sellafield Deer trapped within the newly enlarged security fences is to… 493 more words

Radiation Free Lakeland

Historic features in the grounds - Ice House

In a wooded Warwickshire valley, sitting in silence and a little way back from an old carriage drive, is an oddly shaped yet picturesque building. Obviously from another age, it sits snugly amongst Yew trees with its fully restored lime mortared brickwork and thatched bonnet – the building is an 18th Century Ice House no-less!

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