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Landmark 40th Lakeland Book of the Year winners revealed

Landmark 40th Lakeland Book of the Year winners revealed

Grasmere-based author Polly Atkin has been crowned the overall winner of the 2024 Hunter Davies Lakeland Book of the Year Award held in the competition’s 40th anniversary year. She was honoured as part of a special ceremony at The Castle Green Hotel in Kendal, where...

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Extended bus services provide boost for tourism workers

Extended bus services provide boost for tourism workers

An extended bus service between Furness and South Lakes is providing a welcome boost for tourism and hospitality workers working evening and weekend shifts. Latest figures from Cumbria Tourism (March 2024) reveal that up to 81% of tourism businesses are facing...

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New Destination Management Plan unveiled for Cumbria

New Destination Management Plan unveiled for Cumbria

The Chair of VisitEngland’s Advisory Board, Lady Borwick, has officially unveiled a new Cumbria-wide Destination Management Plan (DMP), a joined-up approach to a successful visitor economy for the whole of the county - supporting economic growth and the natural...

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