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Wild Words in George Fisher

Date: 19 October 2019

Location: George Fisher, Keswick

Join us here in Fishers for an evening with the John Muir Trust and artists Somewhere-Nowhere.

Author: George Fisher

Image for article £3.4 million awarded for West Cumbria river improvements

£3.4 million awarded for West Cumbria river improvements

23 July 2019

West Cumbria Rivers Trust has secured a total of £3.4 million funding for a range of major river improvement projects across the region that will contribute to flood risk reduction efforts, improve wildlife habitats and restore river environments.

 

Author: West Cumbria Rivers Trust

Image for article Fish populations near Lorton receive vital boost following river restoration

Fish populations near Lorton receive vital boost following river restoration

23 July 2019

A restoration project on Whit Beck near Lorton five years ago has been hugely successful in supporting Cumbria’s native salmon and trout populations, newly published research shows.

 

Author: West Cumbria Rivers Trust

Image for article THE PLASTIC BAG DEBATE

THE PLASTIC BAG DEBATE

16 July 2019

George Fisher General Manager PATRICK TAYLOR-BIRD on our continued search for the ideal solution…

 

Author: Patrick Taylor-Bird

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Brand Focus... Haglofs

1 July 2019

A lot of thought goes into the brands we stock here in Fishers, everything from what is 'fit-for-purpose' both here in the lakes and internationally to what our customers ask for and now, more than ever, who are the most 'responsible' brands with strong sustainability messages. What do 'sustainable and responsible' mean? Well we're going to explain this, one brand at a time, starting with Haglofs.

Author: George Fisher

Image for article Patagonia R1 Hoody

Patagonia R1 Hoody

25 April 2019

Staff member Rich reviews the R1 hoody

Author: George Fisher

Image for article Children’s winning van artwork unveiled

Children’s winning van artwork unveiled

9 April 2019

The winners and runners-up were Jack Bacon and Luis Salas from Keswick, Islay Lane from Bassenthwaite, Eve McMullan from Ravenglass, Jensen Blanks from Egremont and Murin, Eden and Lawson Birks from Gosforth.

Author: West Cumbria Rivers Trust

Image for article SPOT THE SALMON with West Cumbria Rivers Trust

SPOT THE SALMON with West Cumbria Rivers Trust

15 November 2018

West Cumbria Rivers Trust has said 'Volunteers are needed to survey our local rivers'

Author: West Cumbria Rivers Trust

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Flood partnership issues a practical guide to natural flood management

14 November 2018

A group of organisations from the Cumbria Strategic Flood Partnership have produced a practical guide to natural flood management measures which has been released this week to aid farmers, landowners and other interested organisations with opportunities to help reduce flood risk across Cumbria and Lancashire.

 

Author: West Cumbria Rivers Trust

Image for article KEEPING TRACK with Alan Gane MBE

KEEPING TRACK with Alan Gane MBE

13 November 2018

In a regular series, ALAN GANE MBE looks at the flora and fauna of the Lake District. This issue: spotting signs of life

Author: Alan Gane

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