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Friends of Blencathra held their third public meeting on Sunday 17th August

Our next Public Meeting will be on Sunday 17th August.  We will be concentrating on the way forward and how we can work in partnership with other agencies.  There will be an exhibition and sale of photographs, and a raffle of a cake model of Blencathra.

The Friends of Blencathra were advised by our legal team earlier today that the Lonsdale Estate trustees and their legal representatives will not be in a position to move forward with negotiations until September 2nd.

Friends of Blencathra have made the following statement in response to the recent speculation, on Sunday, 3rd August.

Debbie Cosgrove, Chair of Friends of Blencathra, made the following announcement on Tuesday, 15th July.

Blencathra is a Community Asset
A Special Executive Committee meeting of Eden District council met at 5pm on Monday 7th July, to determine a nomination from Friends of Blencathra Ltd to have Blencathra listed as an Asset of Community Value.

The Steering Group have issued the following update about donations.

If anyone missed the BBC Breakfast clip this morning about Friends of Blencathra, it has now been on the main news and there’s the video on their website.

Download a memento of yesterday’s walk historic walk.
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