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A ‘little unsuspected paradise’—lost?

In 1796 the poet Thomas Gray extolled the ‘little unsuspected paradise of Grasmere’.  Two centuries later the area faces threats which Gray could not have predicted. For the Lake District National Park seems to be under unprecedented attack.   In the last … Continue reading

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