Kevin Blissett

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Tottenham throw weight behind Pochettino with plans to overhaul squad & staff

Spurs chairman Daniel Levy is backing his manager as the club prepare to make major changes, starting with the arrival of Paul Mitchell as head of recruitment<p><b>SPECIAL REPORT</b><br>By Greg Stobart<p>Six months after he appointed his eighth Tottenham manager, Daniel Levy is ready to change again. But this time …

5 Literary Itineraries in the English Lake District

The poet William Wordsworth called the English Lake District "the loveliest spot that man hath found," and he called it home. So did <i>Peter Rabbit</i> …

The other Lake District: a guide to the quiet and beautiful western Lakes

Several years ago, when I was staying near Windermere, quietly resenting all the other tourists I had to share Hill Top, Dove Cottage, Brantwood and Blackwell with, I read that Britain’s favourite view was not of anywhere in the busy south and central Lakes but of Wast Water, in the western Lake …

Onwards and upwards

Continuing my Pilgrim’s Progress clockwise tour of hillocks in Lakeland, as started four weeks ago and aborted in Buttermere through fatigue, I recently resumed the trail again. My original plan, intended for leg-strengthening following my hip revision operation, was meant to take only a day. No …

Top 10 photography locations in the Lake District

These are my current top 10 photo locations in the Lakes, but ask me next week and the list may well have changed. This is because, first, we are spoiled around here for amazing views, and second – and more importantly – it’s not necessarily the killer views that make the best photographs, but the …

Foreshadows of a sunless winter

The summer holidays are drawing to a close as uplands like Ling Fell and Skiddaw pull purple robes of heather over their broad shoulders; mountain ash berries hang clustered like scarlet beads about to drop from branches and on campsites smiley faces laid out on the turf by kids using pebbles are …

World's last airworthy Lancaster Bombers fly over the Lake District

Stunning footage captures the flypast of the last remaining pair of airworthy Lancaster Bombers<p>The world's last two airworthy Lancaster Bombers were filmed flying over Windermere in the Lake District on Sunday.<p>The flyover was organised in honour of Britain’s last surviving Bomber Command veteran, …

Cumbria: holidays beyond the Lake District

Thirty-nine. That's the percentage of Cumbria which is occupied by the Lake District national park, a sprawling collection of soaring peaks and knobbly fells punctuated with a smattering of giant meres (lakedistrict.gov.uk). Every year visitors in their millions descend here – most will enjoy a …

Wolf walking in Cumbria: the new leaders of the pack

"A i oow oow ooo ooo!" The back-to-pack wolf cry goes spiralling around the forest and in seconds, two wolves come tearing through the trees. They rush up to the pack leaders, eager to know what the emergency is. When they find there is none, they seem momentarily miffed but soon content themselves …

The county flower survives

The sense of trepidation we felt when we climbed over the stile and set off towards Alston along the south bank of the river Nent proved to be ill-founded: the hay meadow was as beautiful as it had been on our last visit, more than a decade ago. More so, perhaps, because the spotted orchids, …

Sheep shearing in Cumbria – in pictures

Guardian photographer Chris Thomond visited Turner Hall farm in Seathwaite, Cumbria, where Mark Fox and his team were shearing 850 sheep, at a rate of 50 per hour each

In the Heart of the Country: Photos Capture the Beauty of Cumbria, England

© Mark Wickens / Offset<p>© Mark Wickens / Offset<p>In the mountainous northern fells of Cumbria, an idyllic spot in the North-West of England, …