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The Lake District, also known as the Lakes or Lakeland, is a mountainous region in North West England. A popular holiday destination, it is famous for its lakes, forests and mountains, and its associations with William Wordsworth and other Lake Poets and also with Beatrix Potter and John Ruskin.
Inside the 'town' behind Sellafield's security fence
... The security chiefThe Sellafield compound stands on the shore of the Irish Sea and in the shadow of the Lake District, behind mile upon mile of impenetrable fencing... Sep 30,2022 10:20 pm
School trips could be axed in bid to keep staff
... Now, he is considering reducing swimming lessons to half a term for most pupils and cutting back on school trips to London and the Lake District... Sep 6,2022 11:01 pm
Rae Morris: 'I was definitely, fully dropped'
... Spitting From The Top is set at the peak of the Blackpool Tower, while is a dreamy Disney ballad about escaping to her family s house in the Lake District " where the blueberries glow and the internet s slow"... Jul 10,2022 3:10 am
New map of ancient trees an opportunity for conservation
... Many are concentrated around London in the historic hunting parks and forests, as well as in the Lake District, Hereford and Northumberland... Jun 30,2022 4:10 am
Number of holiday-let homes in England up 40% in three years
... " A bad situation has become entirely disastrous, " he said in a debate earlier this year, adding that the cost of an average home in his constituency, which includes parts of the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales, was now around 11 times the average wage... Jun 29,2022 3:30 am
Michael Gove vows to end 'scourge' of empty second homes
... But Liberal Democrat Tim Farron, who represents a constituency in the Lake District, said for many people in rural areas buying or renting a home had become a " pipe dream"... Jun 8,2022 10:05 pm
Keswick miracle dog Max the springer spaniel dies
... Max the Miracle Dog gained worldwide fame when in the Lake District were posted on Facebook... Apr 6,2022 8:55 pm
Gateshead school fined for field trip which ended in mountain rescue
... Staff from Gateshead Cheder, an Orthodox Jewish school, led 13 boys up Helvellyn in the Lake District in March 2020 amid ice and snow... Feb 18,2022 5:04 pm
Storm Dudley: Thousands of people lose electricity due to damage
... " Conditions horrendous Richard Warren from the Lake District Search and Mountain Rescue Association urged people to " stay at home" during the storms... Feb 16,2022 10:39 pm
Lake District mountain rescuers plea after busiest-ever year
...A Lake District mountain rescue co-ordinator is urging people to properly plan their trips after a record number of call outs last year... Jan 3,2022 5:08 pm
Thousands of people are without power after rain and winds hit parts of the North East, Cumbria, North Yorkshire and Lancashire as Storm Dudley struck.
An is in place until midnight then a from Thursday afternoon into Friday as Dudley leaves and Storm Eunice arrives.
Power firms had said they were ready after storms such as, caused days of outages.
Northern Powergrid had to put people in a queue for its website due to demand.
The Tyne and Wear Metro has been suspended between North Shields and Tynemouth due to a collapsed wall on a bridge, thought to be caused by The Storm , although The Service remains in operation elsewhere.The Bbc is not responsible for the content of external sites.
His power went off again at about 15:00 GMT on Wednesday and after reporting it to Northern Powergrid he was told it would be back on later in the afternoon, although reconnection times have since been put back.
" I have no confidence it will be back on then because they just keep putting it back and back, " He Said .
Electricity North West's Paul Bircham said it was " very prepared" and more staff had been drafted in across its operation, with others moved to " specially-designed" storm roles.
He admitted lessons had been learned from Storm Arwen, which saw 10 to 20% of customers affected by " multiple faults" on The Network .
Winds measuring 74mph were recorded at Emley Moore, between Huddersfield and Wakefield.The Bbc is not responsible for the content of external sites.
Forecasters said Eunice could also bring snow in high areas.
London North Eastern Railway (LNER) is advising customers with tickets for journeys between York or Leeds and London King 's Cross on Friday to bring them forward to Thursday.
Services that can operate face extended journey times, and short notice delays, alterations and cancellations are expected, it warned.Analysis
Dudley will affect the north of the UK bringing 60 to 70mph winds, which are not extraordinary for This Time of year for those areas.
But there are travel restrictions and there will be some damage, some disruption and we need to Take Care and make arrangements as Storm Dudley will pack a punch.
When we're talking about gusts of wind of 70 to 80mph through inland areas of southern and central England, that is quite extraordinary and we're going to see some extremely strong winds of possibly up to 100mph around coastal areas.
Northumberland County Councillor Stephen Bridgett said the hall would act as a " warm hub" if needed, adding: " As soon as I see another storm come in, it is a weight on the shoulders. "
Police in Cumbria said a " multi-agency response" had been prepared to tackle any impact from the storms.
" We also ask that our communities prepare themselves ahead of Dudley and Eunice and make themselves aware of The Key contacts and ensure any vulnerable people within our communities are also aware and prepared. "Conditions 'horrendous'
Mr Warren said there had been 87 callouts since the start of the year, compared with 40 in the same period in 2020, most of which were " avoidable".
" Stay At Home . There'll be trees coming down and all sorts of problems. "
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