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Green light to develop Lake District’s first luxury resort hotel

Date: Wednesday 7th October 2015
An impression of how the new site will look at Low Wood Bay, with the new development on the left.

PROPOSED development plans to extend Low Wood Bay Resort Hotel & Marina on the shores of Windermere and transform it into the Lake District’s first luxury resort hotel have been given the green light.

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More hands needed to drive Ullswater Way heritage project

Date: Friday 2nd October 2015
National park ranger Suzy Hankin and Gordon Lightburn, with the new Ullswater Way signage.

CREATIVE volunteers are being sought to become part of an “enigmatic culture and heritage” project which will wrap around a new 20 mile-long walking route in the Lake District.

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Changing social scene leads to demise of Penrith pub

Date: Tuesday 29th September 2015
Andrew Bateman and Julia Templeton outside the General Wolfe

THE General Wolfe pub in Penrith is set to close at the weekend, with licensee Andrew Bateman blaming its demise on changing drinking habits and the availability of cheap alcohol in supermarkets.

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