The region comprises Cheshire, Cumbria, Greater Manchester, Lancashire and Merseyside.
(11 July 2013) A new visitor attraction, Window on Wild Lindisfarne, that will help visitors and locals get the most from Lindisfarne National Nature Reserve (NNR), officially opens its doors today at a ceremony led by Lady Rose Crossman, Dick Patterson of Holy Island of Lindisfarne Community Development Trust and Liz Newton of Natural England. Children from local schools will be joining in this exciting event to discover what the island and this new attraction has to offer.
(25 June 2013) Following reports of injured gulls being found in the Kingstown area of Carlisle, Natural England and Cumbria Police are appealing to the public for information about suspected unlicensed shooting of the birds.
(20 February 2013) Visitors to Ainsdale Sand Dunes National Nature Reserve (NNR) are asked to take extra care following recent works and wet weather conditions
(20 December 2012) A public meeting to discuss the Restoration Plan for Bolton Fell Moss is to take place at Hethersgill Village Hall early in the new year.
(17 December 2012) Natural England publishes report to the Secretary of State proposing improved public access to 36km of coast in Cumbria between Allonby and Whitehaven.
(21 February 2014) Public access rights came into effect today over a further 13 of Natural England’s National Nature Reserves (NNRs)
(5 December 2013) The Eden Valley in north-east Cumbria has become the 100th landscape to be profiled by Natural England’s National Character Area (NCA) project, which by spring 2014 is looking to have generated 159 detailed profiles.
(3 December 2013) Cumbria County Council have given Natural England planning permission to restore Bolton Fell Moss, a vast area of milled peatland in north Cumbria, back to fully-functioning, sustainable, raised bog.
(2 October 2013) Cumbria is officially home to Britain’s oldest marsh tit, after the bird was spotted at a National Nature Reserve (NNR).
(12 August 2013) Two new stretches of England’s Coast Path were approved recently between Allonby and Whitehaven in Cumbria (36km), and in the North East between North Gare in Hartlepool and South Bents in Sunderland (55km).