Livestock on Maulds Meaburn's tranquil village Green

The Secretary of State has approved extensions to the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales National Parks.

According to a communication that I received today from Steve Preston of DEFRA, the Secretary of State has decided to approve extensions to the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales National Parks. In addition to areas to the south and east of us, this means that much of Crosby Ravensworth Parish will be within the new boundary.…