Expert mountaineer Sir Chris Bonington is in favour of the Honister Zipwire application.
"I wouldn't go down the zip wire for all the tea in China because I'd be frightened, but the last thing I want to do is stop others from doing it."
He's now asking the Committee at the LDNPA to approve the development.
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Over a hundred youngsters in Coniston were let out of lessons today to join their school's long tradition of an annual fell race.
A campaign has been launched to push for the restoration of the historic Union Chain Bridge.
Rain overnight. Brighter but cooler Friday. Windy weekend