Plans to build a huge Zipwire in the Lake District have been rejected.
The owners of Honister Slate Mine wanted to build a 1035m long zip wire but the Lake District National Park Authority Development Committee turned down the plans at a meeting in Kendal, by seven to four votes against it.
The revised plans were for a shorter zip wire than the mile long structure that was turned down in September 2011.
More top news
A look ahead at the weekend forecast for the Border region.
The festival was founded in 1999. Since then it's brought thousands of authors, and millions of pounds, to the local area.
The girls will play in the ‘Rugby Europe 7s Trophy’ in Andorra this weekend.