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Our campaign in the media

August 2020


There was wide coverage on the outcome of Judicial Review


The Guardian
ITV Border
BBC North West

BBC Cumbria
The Guardian
The Times 
Whitehaven News
News and Star
NW Mail
Daily Telegraph

January 23

The BBC One Show reports on 4x4s at Tilberthwaite and Oxenfell

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January 2

The Guardian

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December 19, Daily Telegraph 

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December 30

Sky News, The Times, The Telegraph, the Daily Mail, the Sun and more  - all covering Richard Leafe's statement that the Lake District must diversify to attract a greater range of visitors.

December 17

The Guardian

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December 16

The Times

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November 1

BBC1 Countryfile Autumn Diaries

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October 10

Westmorland Gazette

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October 9

The Times: Lake District refuses to ban 'damaging' 4x4 tours

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August 13

The Times reports on the ICOMOS report, asking for TROs on green lanes

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December 18

BBC Radio 4 Today

Interviews with commercial 4x4 hire company and Hunter Davies

December 17

BBC North West tonight reports on the Judicial Review

November 20

The Guardian

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October 1

The Guardian

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October 9

BBC North West and Border TV both report on the Rights of Way Committee

September 08

The Observer: tranquillity destroyed by 4x4s and motorbikes

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April 11

The Westmorland Gazette on the National Trust statement supporting a TRO

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October 11

The Westmorland Gazette on our petition and the National Park's Rights of Way Committee.

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October 08

Report on ITV Border on our petition and the reaction of the National Park

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September 14

Read about our campaign in

The Guardian.

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April 24

The Times writes about the violation of the World Heritage status

April 19

The Westmorland Gazette reports on the farmer at High Tiberthwaite leaving his farm as a result of the problems caused by off-roaders

August 16

"Risk to UNESCO status must focus minds" - editorial in the Westmorland Gazette. This is also the lead story on p.1 and p.2

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April 17

BBC North West tonight includes an item on the problems

caused by 4x4s and motorbikes in the Little Langdale area

April 14

BBC News Online item on the violation of the World Heritage site is the 5th most visited news item of the day

11 October

Border TV broadcasts an item on the problems caused by recreational 4x4s and motorbikes in the High Oxenfell?High Tiberthwaite/Little Langdale area

29 June

The Westmorland Gazette highlights the problems at High Tilberthwaite


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