Windermere Ferry Ticket Machine saga set to end?

Campaigners are hopeful that the Windermere Ferry Ticket machine saga might finally be coming to an end. Cumbria County Council is set to receive its internal review of the controversial system at a Cabinet meeting on 21st December. Campaigners are hopeful that the Council will now bow to public opinion…

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Troutbeck rallies against Himalayan balsam

On the Afternoon of Monday 3rd July a team of Troutbeck Villagers rolled up their sleeves and took the fight to one of our most prolific invasive species: Himalayan balsam. A team of seven local people took part and uprooted the weed the length of the Scot Beck through the Mortal Man…

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Windermere goes blue for Berry

For the first time since 1988 Windermere has returned a Conservative County Councillor. Ben Berry was elected by residents of Windermere with a majority of 88 votes after a jump in turnout from previous elections. Ben thanked residents saying: “I pay tribute to all those who voted especially those who…

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