WORK started this week on a six-month project to build a new hydro-power scheme in the Langdale valley.
Three Cumbrian firms – designers Ellergreen, civil engineers Beckside Construction and Gilbert, Gilkes & Gordon, Kendal – are collaborating on the National Trust project using the power of the water coming down the ghyll to drive a turbine to produce electricity.
MORE TOP STORIES:
- Woman reportedly died following Kendal house fire
- UPDATE: Family pays tribute to the man, who died after his mobility scooter overturned
- CHRISTIAN VIEWPOINT: this Sunday as we celebrate our mothers let’s keep our spiritual Mother in mind too
- Author Bill Bryson reveals Cartmel Priory as one of his favourite churches