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Lake District to bid for World Heritage status

The Lake District will be put forward as the UK's next nomination for World Heritage status, the Government has announced.

Culture minister Ed Vaizey said it would be invited to prepare a nomination to be submitted to Unesco in 2016.

A decision on the Lake District bid is expected to be made in 2017.

  • 10 Jan 2014
  • From the section Cumbria
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