A share issue is being launched today to try to raise £166,000 towards the cost of building an exact replica of the first seaplane to successfully fly in Britain, The Waterbird.
The plane made its maiden voyage on Windermere in 1911.
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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