'People use forests to get away from it all'

Friends of the Lake District campaigner, Jack Ellerby, has been protesting against proposed cuts to the Forestry Commission budget.

He says that forests across the region bring in tourism and millions of people use them every year:

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Proposed cuts to Forestry Commission budget

Plans to cut spending on Britain's forests by more than a third could have a serious impact on this region according to campaigners.