Cable car idea must lead to a rational rather than emotional debate

THE very notion that a leading Lake District National Park official should raise the possibility of a cable car being introduced to the park, gives a telling insight into how far the organisation has moved in the last few years under the stewardship of its chief executive Richard Leafe. Traditionally, the Lake District National Park Authority has been viewed as a major barrier to development or a denier of what many in the tourism industry regard as progress but other view as protection.

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