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Sir Anthony Hopkins seeks Lake District inspiration

World famous actor Sir Anthony Hopkins has left fans guessing after a mystery trip to the Lake District.

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Ambleside has the most walking routes out of all towns and cities in the UK

A comprehensive study of the most popular places to create walking routes has revealed Cumbria is home to two of the top 10 towns and cities.

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Trainee GPs urged to come to Cumbria

A new initiative is underway to help tackle Cumbria's GP shortage, encouraging trainees from London to work in the region.

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Housing developer helps restore Cockermouth viewpoint

A stunning viewpoint in Cockermouth has been restored thanks to a partnership initiative including housing developer and new Choose Cumbria partner Lovell.

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Taste Cumbria magazine set for launch

A new magazine for food fans in Cumbria is set to be launched this month.

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People and views keep Cumbrians smiling

​A study has found that being close to friends and family – and a sense of community – are among the things that keep people in Cumbria smiling.

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Holker’s Devonshire Buildings launch new serviced apartments

The Devonshire Buildings on Barrow Island are being given a new lease of life as fully serviced apartments.

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Luxury resort’s floating marina ‘the first of its kind’

More than 175 tonnes of floating concrete and more than 500 metres of galvanised chain have formed the platform for a new marina in the Lake District.

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£444,000 cash injection for Walney coastline

Hundreds of thousands of pounds of investment will be devoted to promoting the heritage and wildlife on Walney's coastline.

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Wonders of the Lake District captured in magnificent aerial shots

As spring arrived over the weekend, a tale of two seasons unfolded to the delight of Lakes visitors.

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Best beer in the North West for Cumbria’s Hawkshead Brewery

Hawkshead Brewery's Windermere Pale has been named Champion Beer of the North West.

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Cumbrian village is runner-up in national high street award

Kirkby Lonsdale is a runner up in a national competition to find the best village high street.

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Luxury spa opens in the heart of The Lake District

A state-of-the-art spa has opened on The Langdale Estate, near Ambleside.

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Keswick and Ambleside among the best locations to live in Britain

The picturesque Cumbrian towns of Keswick and Ambleside feature in a survey of desirable places to live compiled by website Rightmove.

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Barrow and Dalton in list of top 10 ‘most desirable postcodes’

Cumbria boasts two of the most desirable places to live in England, according to the Royal Mail.

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Choose Cumbria & NHS Partners exhibit at major GP event

The push to bring more GPs to Cumbria is taking to the road, with Choose Cumbria and its NHS partners exhibiting at a major event in Harrogate this we

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Cumbria tops list of affordable rents

Copeland in Cumbria has topped a list of the most affordable places to rent in England.

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Go Active launched in Cumbria

A new project is launched today (Monday, August 1) to encourage more people in Cumbria to become more active.

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The Lake District named Britain’s top walking destination

The Lake District in Cumbria is officially the most popular destination for walking in Britain, according to a new survey by Ordnance Survey.

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New Windermere boat show set to be largest in the North

The first public Windermere Boat Show takes place next month, after its inaugural 'private' launch last year.

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Cumbria named “best place for happy families”

The Lake District in Cumbria has topped a list of the best places in the UK to start a family.