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