Views against Honister Zipwire heard

Campaigners against the introduction of the Honister Zipwire have been expressing their views at the meeting:

"There are other sites in the National Park which can host a zip wire. This is the wrong location."

– Jack Ellerby, Friend of the Lake District

"Many people set off to Wainwright's Haystacks from Honister...in the future they may have to dodge screaming bodies."

– John Bennett, Borrowdale and Buttermere Parish Councils

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Honister zipwire rejected

Controversial plans to build a zipwire near the Honister Slatemine in the Lake District have been rejected.