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Topic - NEWS: Honister Zip Wire Proposal on Hold

UKC News - on 11 Nov 2010
Honister Slate Mine with Fleetwith Pike in the background., 3 kbThe future of a controversial proposal to build a zip wire on the flanks of Fleetwith Pike in the Lake District is unclear following the withdrawal on Tuesday 19th October of a planning application by local entrepreneur Mark Weir.

In a further blow to the operation of the visitor attraction Natural England highlighted damage to rare species-rich habitats caused by work already carried out on a deviation of the existing via ferrata route and a zip wire at Bull Gill, the subject of a retrospective planning application.

Read more at http://www.ukclimbing.com/news/item.php?id=58791
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