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Fly tippers mar fell beauty spot

Fri, 09 May 2008 13:41:00 +0100

A KEEN birdwatcher who regularly visits the Lakes from the West Midlands said she had been put off returning to a popular tourist spot in Windermere because of an excessive amount of rubbish.



Litter louts warned

Fri, 07 Dec 2007 10:30:00 +0000

ENFORCEMENT officials at South Lakeland District Council insist they are not being soft on litter louts and fly-tippers, despite never issuing any fixed penalty notices against offenders.



Warning to litter louts

Fri, 07 Dec 2007 09:45:00 +0000

ENFORCEMENT officials at South Lakeland District Council insist they are not being soft on litter louts and fly-tippers, despite never issuing any fixed penalty notices against offenders.



Councillors get to grips with litter

Fri, 27 Apr 2007 16:54:00 +0100

LITTER-strewn streets have been given an extra sparkle by a group of Kendal town councillors.



Yard locals complain of rats and rubbish

Sun, 15 Apr 2007 15:42:00 +0100

RATS, flies and strewn rubbish are affecting the lives of a group of Kendal residents who have joined the outcry against South Lakeland District Council's waste collection scheme.



Councillors to blitz town's litter

Fri, 13 Apr 2007 09:37:00 +0100

KENDAL'S councillors will be taking to the streets armed with bin bags and rubber gloves to show their support for the Blitz Lakeland's Litter campaign.



Grand Litter pick event

Wed, 11 Apr 2007 09:04:00 +0100

SCHOOLS, clubs and individuals are being urged to help keep a tourist hotspot spick and span with a Grand Litter Pick'.



Spring clean for lake shore

Sat, 31 Mar 2007 14:59:00 +0100

WINDERMERE lake got its annual spring clean thanks to teams of junior litter busters.



Coastal litter blitz next

Fri, 30 Mar 2007 11:38:00 +0100

THIS week, The Westmorland Gazette's Blitz Lakeland's Litter Campaign leaves the area's litter-strewn streets and roadsides behind and takes a trip to the beach.



Spring clean for Windermere

Fri, 30 Mar 2007 11:36:00 +0100

WINDERMERE lake got its annual spring clean thanks to teams of junior litter busters.



Anti-litter hero supports ‘blitz’

Fri, 16 Mar 2007 11:32:00 +0000

AN ANTI-litter campaigner whose quest for cleanliness has led him to the foot of the World’s highest peak and to international fame is backing The Westmorland Gazette’s Blitz Lakeland’s Litter Campaign, reports Ruth Lythe.



Purging the unsightly...

Fri, 16 Mar 2007 09:34:00 +0000

SOUTH Lakeland will see a new campaign against litterbugs, graffiti artists and dog fouling this spring with a team of Police Community Support Officers (PCSOs) learning how to use fixed penalty notices at a special training session.



Beach clean success

Fri, 09 Mar 2007 10:19:00 +0000

A STRETCH of Furness shoreline is looking as good as new thanks to the hard work of 33 volunteers who took part in a beach clean last Friday.



Get digging in you attic...

Fri, 16 Feb 2007 16:58:00 +0000

READERS of The Westmorland Gazette are being asked to dig deep into their memories - and perhaps even search their attics - to help develop a centre devoted to Kendal's proud shoe-making heritage, reports Michaela Robinson-Tate.



WI takes on litter challenge

Fri, 16 Feb 2007 04:30:00 +0000

Members of a South Lakeland Women's Institute group have swapped Jam and Jerusalem for bin bags and wellies in a community-spirited move to ease the Lake District's litter woes.



Start your own litter blitz

Fri, 09 Feb 2007 09:36:00 +0000

HELPING hands are always needed to assist with cleaning up South Lakeland's worst offending rubbish black spots.



Lib Dems launch litter pick

Fri, 09 Feb 2007 09:29:00 +0000

A GROUP of litter pickers joined force to give two popular open spaces in the heart of a Lake District honeypot a much needed tidy-up.



Out on the front lines of litter campaign

Fri, 09 Feb 2007 09:00:00 +0000

THIS week, as part of The Westmorland Gazette's Blitz Lakeland Litter campaign, we caught up with some of the workers on the front line of the area's battle with rubbish, reports Ruth Lythe.



Litter blitz begins

Fri, 02 Feb 2007 08:59:00 +0000

A RUBBISH-strewn stretch of riverbank, branded a "Cumbrian disgrace," has been given a helping hand by The Westmorland Gazette's very own clean up squad.



Blitz Lakeland's Litter campaign gets public support

Fri, 26 Jan 2007 16:07:00 +0000

READERS have been dishing the dirt on the area's top grot spots as part of The Westmorland Gazette's Blitz Lakeland's Litter Campaign.



Letter - Barbon to Dent road

Thu, 25 Jan 2007 09:18:00 +0000

As part of The Westmorland Gazette's Blitz Lakeland's Litter Campaign', I thought I would collect the litter on a one mile stretch of the Barbon to Dent road through Barbondale, resulting in a full bin liner, around seven kilograms in weight.



Letter - stop dropping litter

Thu, 25 Jan 2007 09:16:00 +0000

Our roadsides are the filthiest I have seen in the last few years; Corsica, Northern Italy, New York City and even Glasgow do a lot better.



Help us to blitz Lakeland's litter

Fri, 19 Jan 2007 10:02:00 +0000

LITTER dumped in Lake District roads, hedgerows and rivers and blighting the area's scenery is causing an eyesore and threatening the area's appeal to visitors, it is feared.