Lake District plan to moor holiday boats on Grasmere withdrawn; Nazia Parveen; Guardian

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Move hailed as huge win for community activism against ‘commercialisation’ of national park…

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UCD World Heritage Seminar Series; EventBrite

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SEMINAR 1 – Grellan Rourke: ‘The Challenges of Managing a World Heritage Site, Skellig Michael’…

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‘A303 Stonehenge tunnel scheme should be scrapped’; Benjamin Paessler; Salisbury Journal

THE Stonehenge Alliance has called for the A303 Stonehenge Expressway Scheme to be scrapped, in an open letter to the Secretary of State for…

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You Should Visit These Picturesque “Dolittle” Filming Locations ASAP; Mary Elizabeth Andriotis; House Beautiful

You might end up speaking to animals after visiting these historic sites.

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Two ‘jobs of a lifetime’ are up for grabs on a remote island in Scotland – here’s how to apply; Conor Marlborough; Yorkshire Post

Staff are being sought to relocate to St Kilda in a rare opportunity to live and work on an uninhabited Scottish island.   What are the jobs and how can I apply? The National Trust for Scotland, which has owned the island since 1957, is seeking both an archaeologist and a seabird and marine ranger…

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2019’s top news from the Faculty of Science and Engineering; Manchester

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Mass protest planned over Lake District ‘commercialisation’; Nazia Parveen; Guardian

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MP Tim Farron expected to be among thousands attending day of activism in Grasmere…

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New visitor guides for district now available; Michael Black; Telegraph & Argus

NEW visitors guides for the Bradford District are now available.

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Anger over plan to launch ‘gentlemen’s yachts’ at Lake District beauty spot; Dean Kirby; iNews

A row has broken out over a bid to put 40ft-long boats on one of the Lake District’s most scenic stretches of water. Dean Kirby reports…

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10 of the best fitness breaks in the UK; Antonia Wilson; Guardian

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Wellbeing activities are now a popular part of a holiday, according to a new Abta report. From yoga and cycling to tai-chi and surfing, Antonia Wilson picks 10 trips for all levels…

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1 Structural Engineer, 1 GNSS Receiver & Thousands of Saved Birds: A Gough Island Case Study; John Stenmark; Directions Magazine

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50 brilliant British landmarks to visit in 2020; Rachel Truman; Exploring

Britain is bursting at the seams with beautiful buildings steeped in history, places of extraordinary natural beauty and striking ultra-modern structures. Take a look at 50 must-see British landmarks that everyone should visit.

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17 abandoned islands around the world and the eerie stories behind them; Shelby Slauer; Insider

From mysterious murders to volcanic explosions, abandoned islands across the globe have captivating back stories.

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Call for more diverse Lake District sparks row over area’s future; Nazia Parveen North; Guardian

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9 castles you can visit on a day trip from London; Amanda Ogle; Travel + Leisure

From the Queen’s home in Windsor to ancient fortresses with historic motes, these castles are all a short journey from London.

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Enjoy the very best of culture in County Durham; Baldwin Ho; LLM

Culture tourism has grown considerably in the past decade and a prime example of why investing in culture in these times of austerity is the key to success can…

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New Year brings 2020 vision for cathedral; Bruce Unwin; Northern Echo

THE onset of 2020 is being heralded as a key year for one of the North-East’s best-loved and oldest buildings.

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Lake District ‘must change’ to attract more diverse visitors; Gerard Tubb; Sky News

The head of the Lake District National Park Authority in Cumbria says the rugged landscape excludes too many people and must change to attract a more diverse mix of visitors.

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6 remarkable alien landscapes that will make you think you’re on a completely different planet; Joel Lim; AsiaOne

While we may have yet to find any conclusive or definitive evidence of extraterrestrial life, our interest in the unexplored and unknown continues to burn with great passion. While we may or may not ever see any substantiation in our generation, here are some of the most alien-looking landscapes of the earth. SOCOTRA ISLAND, YEMEN.

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Bath bans coaches, over complaints day-trippers only bring pollution; Mason Boycott-Owen; Telegraph

The picturesque city of Bath has banned coach parties from driving through its grade I listed areas over fears over pollution.

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