On Thursday 18 January, Melvyn Bragg wrote a full-page article in the Daily Mail condemning proposals to put zip wires across Thirlmere in the Lake District. The article said everything about Thirlmere that we have all been saying about Newlands Corner. It said that it should be kept in its natural state, that is what people want and that is why they visit there.
One of our team wrote to the paper to congratulate him on the article, highlight the onslaught that is happening to open spaces around the country and in particular publicise the SCC and SWT proposals for Newlands Corner. Click here to read the letter.