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New fundraisers

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Welcome to the fold…

Nurture Lakeland is very pleased to welcome two new fundraisers on board this month, Elm House and the Holker Group.

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The wait is over...

front page thumbnail… The Low Carbon Cottages toolkit is finally here!

Do you own or manage a holiday cottage? Did you know that, despite only being occupied 30-50% of the year, most traditionally built (pre 1910) holiday cottages have a very high annual energy use? This toolkit is here to help!




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Local food in local businesses


Would you be interested in offering more local food to your customers?

The Lake District National Park Partnership is working to identify how it can help to increase local food sourcing among tourism businesses in Cumbria.

We want to find out what the barriers are to local sourcing from the perspective of both buyers and producers, working with local supply chains to try and identify ways of strengthening connections between the food and tourism sectors. We're keen to hear from tourism businesses large and small, food producers and suppliers, so if you've got a great idea or challegnes that you'd like to share please do get in touch with This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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Nurture Lakeland, Windermere Road, Staveley, Cumbria LA8 9PL     T. 01539 822622    E. info@nurturelakeland.org  get directions >

Nurture Lakeland is a part of Nurture Cumbria, a charity registered in England and Wales with the charity number 1130453 and company number 3317259

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