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DOZENS of South Lakeland people affected by last winter's flooding could be eligible for grants to help protect them in future.
LAKES MP Tim Farron has met with health minister Earl Howe as he seeks to keep two Lake District doctors' surgeries open.
OLD Cumbria girl is spending her summer holidays cycling more than 100 miles to raise A 1,000 for charity.
Millom Town Council said it would not tolerate abuse of "any form" after a spate of verbal attacks on staff left councillors calling for 24-hour CCTV provision.
Elsie Martlew, deputy leader of Carlisle City Council, believes plans to close Reiver House and care for more people at home are short-sighted.
A man who is on trial for allegedly being involved in heroin dealing told police that he had been using the drug for the last 17 or 18 years.
The Bowness-on-Windermere Festival of Fun will see a 'days gone by' fair set up on the Glebe from today until Sunday It's complete with traditional fairground rides including a carousel, swing boats and a helter skelter.
Anybody who tombstones off the deadly Devil's Bridge could face prosecution for their 'senseless and dangerous' actions, say police.
Kendal Arts Community, a co-operative of multi-media artists, is showcasing its wide and diverse array of talents at three venues in their hometown Launching nearly three years ago to support and promote Kendal artists, artisans, craft workers, writers and musicians, it now has more than 150 active members.
The company is to launch a public consultation on its proposal for a 2,500 square metre store which it has earmarked for Milltoft, off Curzon Street, Maryport.
Hundreds of people are expected to take part in next month's 'colour run' in the grounds of Muncaster Castle with Egremont toddler Prya Earl, staking a claim to be one of the youngest competitors.
ULVERSTON town councillors have accused South Lakeland District Council of 'forcing' them out of the town hall they have used for 120 years.
COPELAND Rail Users' Group is "disappointed" that a bid for a summer Sunday service between Whitehaven and Barrow has been turned down.
Police officers armed with taser guns were called to the scene of a domestic incident in Carlisle this evening which resulted in a man being arrested.
14/00712/FUL, Higher Crookhey Farm, Garstang Road, Cockerham, construction of a building to accommodate a freezer unit adjacent to existing farm building, for Wallings Ice Cream.
In anger at the "done deal" on imposed parking charges in Carlisle, councillors refused to cast their votes in a knife-edge debate - and lost their chance to scupper them.
During this month and next, SLDC is welcoming 84 'National Citizen Service' students into South Lakeland House to take part in democracy workshops.
Updated: Sat Jul 26, 2014 03:57 am
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