We took legal action against the National Park Authority because it has refused to protect our fell tracks with TROs.
"The square mile ... between Tilberthwaite Gill and the Brathay is scenically one of the loveliest in Lakeland."
A. Wainwright, The Southern Fells
Peak District: 6 TROs since 2014
Yorkshire Dales: 12 TROs since 2006
Lake District: 000 TROs since 2004
Judicial Review on the LDNPA's refusal to initiate TRO proceedings for the High Tilberthwaite and High Oxenfell tracks.
A High Court Judge gives permission for the Judicial Review to proceed.
Judicial Review launched against the LDNPA's decision, funded by CrowdJustice appeal
The Rights of Way Committee decides against TROs for the High Tiberthwaite and High Oxenfell tracks, Read more in our blog 9 October.
The LDNPA publishes its report for the Rights of Way Committee. It is based on unprofessional surveys and distorted evidence. More in our blog 22 September.
The UNESCO advisory body ICOMOS issues a report, asking the National Park to protect the Outstanding Universal Value of the World Heritage Site with a TRO.
Article in the Westmorland Gazette: '4x4 issues are probed', quoting the statement of the National Trust. The LDNPA are quoted as saying, wrongly, that the "DEFRA guidance stressed that the application of TROs was a 'last resort' and other management options should initially be investigated." Since 2000 a voluntary restraint scheme has been in place and produced a massive increase in traffic.
The National Trust issues a strong statement in support of a TRO.
After a flawed background briefing a flawed survey. But we need to fill it in. Click here for a guide.
World Heritage watch adopts a new resolution condemning the continuing violation of the World Heritage status in the Lake District.
A new background briefing on the LDNPA website, distorting its own usage figures and selling the repairs as a solution. Read the rebuttal here.
The LDNPA announces drop-in sessions in Coniston (26 Feb) and Skelwith Bridge (5 March) to discuss the tracks.
"There is a very strong case for a TRO" say the Friends of the Lake District. Read their statement here.