Coniston Water


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Coniston Water

a lake in NW England, in Cumbria: scene of the establishment of world water speed records by Sir Malcolm Campbell (1939) and his son Donald Campbell (1959). Length: 8 km (5 miles)
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The prosecution claimed he had in fact bludgeoned her in the face with an axe, stored her body in the family freezer before dropping it into Coniston Water off his boat Sail Fish which he kept on the lake.
Steve Tatlock, park management team leader at the Lake District National Park, said: "We are disappointed to hear the Bluebird Event Group will not be bringing Bluebird K7 back to Coniston Water this summer, however we remain committed to supporting the return of Bluebird at some point in the future.
Onlookers watched in horror as the nose of K7 rose from the surface of Coniston Water, flipped virtually 360 degrees, and then plunged into the depths.
It is a great honour for the Vector team to follow in the footsteps of Donald Campbell CBE and to set a world record on the historic Coniston Water."
It is hoped that Bluebird will eventually return to Coniston Water and fulfil the wishes of Campbell's daughter Gina.
A mile and a half from Coniston Water, this whitewashed farmhouse sleeps up to seven in four bedrooms with a week's rental in August starting at PS997.
They wanted to replace existing turbines with taller, more efficient versions which it was claimed would have been visible from the jetty at Coniston Water and from Kirkstone Pass.
New series SAFE HOUSE Mon ITV 9pm Athin mist rises eerily over Coniston Water. Just a few minutes ago the sun was shining, but suddenly the air turns chilly, the sky begins to bruise and a storm is quietly gathering.
But without a body, there was no case - until Carol's remains were found at the bottom of Coniston Water in 1997.
The 86 foot long, 42-ton Steam Yacht Gondola can carry 86 passengers and plies Coniston Water throughout the summer, from April to October, doing daily half-lake cruises and special themed cruises four times a week.
At the BLDSA Coniston Water Championships, Tom Roberts of Halton maintained his one hundred percent winning record and joined the elite group of swimmers who have won both the BLDSA Junior and Senior Junior and Senior Coniston Water Championships, after completing the 5.5 mile course in a time of 1 hr 57 mins 2 secs.
Esthwaite Water, between Windermere and Coniston Water in Cumbria, covering 280 acres is the world's first lake to be offered on the online auction site, Metro.co.uk reported.