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Blencathra win at 2016 Tourism Awards

FSC Blencathra are celebrating after being crowned winners of the Sustainable Tourism award at last night's Cumbria Tourism Awards.

Staff from the Centre were presented with a certificate and trophy at the event.

Tim Foster, Head of FSC Blencathra explained: "At Blencathra we have done so much in the last few years with our Renewable Energy - Low Carbon project. A recent addition are two electric 'Twizy' cars and charge points - a fantastic and sustainable way for visitors to explore the beautiful Lake District. We are all proud and delighted to have been announced as winners of this award."

The Centre has also won at the Green Tourism Awards, Green Apple Environment Awards and Cumbria Business Environmental Network Awards.

Organisers of the Cumbria Tourism Awards said: "Everybody involved in this industry should be incredibly proud of what they have achieved and in particular I would like to thank winners and finalists for their outstanding achievement, continuous hard work and their special contribution to Cumbria’s tourism industry."

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