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Monthly Archives: April 2014


On-Street Parking Meters in Ambleside, Have Your Say.

By |2017-11-23T15:18:03+01:00April 25th, 2014|Ambleside, Blog|

The Westmorland Gazette continued their report this week (25-4/14) on the proposed on street parking charges in Ambleside, where hundreds of people have signed petitions opposing the plans. An online petition created by Lakes county councillor Heidi Halliday, attracted more than 500 signatures in one week, The Spar has also gathered hundreds on a [...]

Lake District Adventure Capital UK Bid

By |2017-11-23T15:06:46+01:00April 4th, 2014|Blog, Lake District|

Cumbria and the Lake District is aiming to become the ‘Adventure Capital of the UK’. Just as New Zealand is often referred to as the world’s adventure holiday destination, the Lake District and Cumbria hope to achieve something similar for the UK Cumbria Tourism aims to promote the region’s natural 'great outdoors’ environment as [...]

Have Your Lakeland Cake and Eat it!

By |2017-11-23T14:53:48+01:00April 4th, 2014|Blog, Cake and Cafes|

The oven glove has been thrown down to find the best cake in Lakeland. The competition for the Lakeland cake of the year culminates with judging at the Briery Wood Hotel, in Windermere, in June. The competition, organised by Jennifer Braithwaite, to find the best cake in Lakeland was set up to raise money for Alice’s Escapes, the charity [...]

Amblesides Green Light to Sainsbury’s

By |2017-11-23T15:36:44+01:00April 4th, 2014|Ambleside, Blog|

The Lake District National Park Authority planners have given the green light to Sainsbury's to build a supermarket in Ambleside on the site alongside Hayes Garden centre. The plans involve a 14,000sq ft site. The supermarket giant’s application was passed even though a reduction in town centre trading of 5% has been predicted. A [...]

First Wetsuit Try-On Event of 2014

By |2017-10-30T15:46:31+01:00April 1st, 2014|News|

We held our first wetsuit try-on event of the season yesterday (Sunday 27th April). The day started with a promise of sun and it didn't disappoint. A very busy day with many wetsuit fittings, enthusing the joys of open water swimming, sharing swim tips and demonstrating the BlueSeventy wetsuits. We met lots of new [...]


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