Our campaign in the media

January 23

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


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 19, Daily Telegraph 

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October 9

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

August 13

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

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

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

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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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

October 08

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

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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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