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3 hrs ago | News and Star

Taxi fares increase to be reviewed by Allerdale council

But some cabbies say they would have to make hundreds of fares to fund a change to their meter to accommodate a 10p price hike.

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8 hrs ago | Thewestmorland Gazette

Kendal teacher aims to bag Munroes record

A KENDAL teacher is hoping to run his way into the record books by taking on the 'roof of Scotland' - 282 Munroes in 38 days.

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10 hrs ago | Thewestmorland Gazette

Parents of missing man found dead in Windermere praise local community for its support

THE heartbroken parents of a missing man found dead in Windermere broke down in tears today as they praised the 'wonderful community spirit' of people in the South Lakes.

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10 hrs ago | Thewestmorland Gazette

Kendal residents fear cul-de-sac could turn into a 'rat run'

CUL de sac residents have taken action against plans which could see their street turned into an access road for a 189-home estate.

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12 hrs ago | News and Star

Hundreds sign up to fight Cumbria on-street parking fees plan

From left, councillor Willie Whalen, Julia Clifford, Viv Dodd secretary of Carlisle City Centre Business Group, Jo Clifford from Curves, Jenny Key, of Neil's Carpet Shop, Chris Corrieri, from Brucciani's and Angela Corrieri, from Fun 2 Do Cumbria County Council's decision to introduce on-street charges was part of its multi-million pound savings ... (more)

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12 hrs ago | Thewestmorland Gazette

Kendal driving instructors highlight 'danger' spots

KENDAL'S driving instructors are urging the county's highways team to tackle road safety issues in and around the town.

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12 hrs ago | News and Star

Conker the dog shaken after thugs set fire to lead

A much-loved family pet was left terrified when yobs set fire to his lead outside a supermarket - while the dog was attached to it.

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13 hrs ago | North-West Evening Mail

New beer launched by Ulverston brewery

Wolf Warrior is produced by Stringers Brewery at Ulverston for Independent Lakeland Breweries, part of Cockermouth-based Grapevine wine merchant and drinks wholesalers.

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17 hrs ago | Thewestmorland Gazette

HOTEL giant Premier Inn has officially opened a 5 million new hotel in South Cumbria.

The 62-bedroom venie is situated on North Road in Barrow-in-Furness and the company says it has helped create 21 jobs.

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17 hrs ago | Theboltonnews.co.uk

Horwich cyclist to bike 150 miles in 12 hours in coast-to-coast challenge

Sam Holden will travel from the west - Seascale in Cumbria - to Whitby in the east in a coast-to-coast bike ride on May 2. Waving him off will be his girlfriend Stephanie Smith, along with her 19-year-old sister Nicol, an English literature and film student who was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis last year.

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17 hrs ago | Thewestmorland Gazette

Ulverston music festival finishes on a high note with more outstanding music making

This week The Westmorland Gazette concludes it coverage of the seven-day festival with results and pictures from the second half of the popular event... TWO of the region's top male voice choirs came head to head in the final week of the South Cumbria Musical Festival.

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19 hrs ago | News and Star

Workington GPs to pilot scheme to improve patient care

Longer GP opening hours will cut around 100 visits to A&E, doctors have claimed, as part of a new A 500,000 scheme.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

North-West Evening Mail

Standards of playing impress judges - South Cumbria Musical Festival

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Sheffield Star

Appeal after vehicles seen driving erratically near Chesterfield

Several motorists reported seeing a silver BMW and silver 4x4 overtaking and near hitting other vehicles while travelling between Brimington and Staveley.

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News and Star

Firms to quiz senior Cumbria councillor over parking charges

Businesses in one Cumbrian market town are preparing to take their concerns over proposed parking charges straight to the top.

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News and Star

Carlisle tattoo convention pulls in 2,000 ink fans

The air buzzed with the noise of electric needles inking designs onto bodies as the annual North Lakes Tattoo Show was held in the city, pulling in punters from across Cumbria and the UK.

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Thewestmorland Gazette

'Turn Hartleys Brewery site at Ulverston into houses' plea

A VACANT site earmarked for a supermarket should be converted into homes ins-tead, a meeting of Ulverston Town Council was told.

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Thewestmorland Gazette

The Westmorland Gazette: South Lakes declares zero tolerance on fly-tippers

Latest figures show that in 2013/14 South Lakeland District Council staff investgated 617 reported cases of fly-tipping in the district.

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Thewestmorland Gazette

Jeweller to pay council court costs after replacing Edwardian window without planning permission

A JEWELLER is to pay a contribution towards council court costs after replacing the original Edwardian window of a Grade II-listed building without planning permission.

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Thewestmorland Gazette

Primary schoolchildren get course in how to run a business

Each class from Warton's Archbishop Hutton's Primary School ran its own business and created a product to sell during Enterprise Week.

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