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2 hrs ago | North-West Evening Mail

Evening Mail probe turns spotlight on issue of disabled badge abuse in Cumbria

MOTORISTS who abuse disabled badges could have been getting away with fraudulent activity for years, an Evening Mail investigation has revealed.

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6 hrs ago | News and Star

Sea trials for innovative boat that could lead to more jobs

More jobs could be on the cards following the launch of an innovative vessel used to carry crews servicing off-shore windfarms.

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6 hrs ago | Lancaster Guardian

Cyclist knocked from bike

An appeal is being made for the driver of a black car that was being driven along Crag Bank Road in Crag Bank, near Carnforth, at 5.35am on Saturday, July 26 to come forward to the police following a cyclist being knocked from his bike on the A6 heading towards Carnforth.

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6 hrs ago | 24dash

Lib Dem president Farron: We must act on affordable homes

The president of the Liberal Democrats, Tim Farron MP, has demanded urgent action to provide affordable housing for young people in South Cumbria.

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8 hrs ago | Theboltonnews.co.uk

Little Lever mum's battle to get fair treatment for son with Asperger syndrome

THE mother of a young son with Asperger syndrome has hit out at people who criticise his behaviour, saying - "he's not naughty".

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10 hrs ago | News and Star

Samaritans branch facing closure unless volunteers come forward

The Samaritans of West Cumbria has launched an urgent appeal for assistance as volunteer numbers plummet, throwing the service's future into uncertainty.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Cravenherald.co.uk

Craven Herald: The new Skipton to Kirkby Lonsdale bus route is launched

A NEW commercially run bus service was launched on Monday about three months after the collapse of the long-standing Pennine bus company.

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News and Star

Doctors gave men life-saving treatment at scene of road crash

Two men seriously hurt in a dramatic crash on one of Cumbria's busiest roads were given life-saving treatment by doctors at the roadside.

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News and Star

Cumbrian man in court for chopping up fallen tree

Nicholas Hanna, 23, was caught with his chainsaw logging up the lower branches of a nine-metre Scots pine which had come down in a conservation area in west Cumbria.

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Thewestmorland Gazette

Traders in Furness pass under-age alcohol test

SHOPS in Furness have been praised after all nine premises visited in an undercover test purchase operation refused to sell alcohol to a 15-year-old volunteer.

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North-West Evening Mail

Search to recruit Barrow firefighting crew to tackle major incidents

UP to 10 new on-call firefighters are being recruited for a new back-up engine in Barrow to be introduced as part of controversial savings measures.

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News and Star

Three in Carlisle court charged with conspiring to supply cocaine

The three are Jason John Hodgson, 31, of Dowbeck Road, off Wigton Road, Carlisle, Adam Lorimer Waters, 60, of Heysham Meadows, Raffles, Carlisle and Sarah Louise Woodward, 34, from Manchester.

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Thewestmorland Gazette

Age UK launches mobile charity shop - believed to be first in the country

Eyeing up a bargain in the new Age UK South Lakeland mobile charity shop are customers Amanda and Britt Irwin A MOBILE charity shop, believed to be the first in the UK, has been launched by Age UK in South Lakeland.

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Morecambe Visitor

Devil's warning to Tombstoners risking their lives for a thrill

Reckless daredevils have been spotted attempting the dangerous 'tombstoning' at the bridge, two years after a man died at the spot.

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The Cumberland News

Thousands of people attend Potfest celebration

Potfest in the Park 2014 took place at Hutton-in-the-Forrest, near Penrith. First run in 2001, it attracts potters from all over the world who display and sell their work.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

North-West Evening Mail

Report calls for South Cumbria mental health improvements

URGENT funding and support to provide the highest level of care for children with mental health problems is needed in South Cumbria, experts warn.

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North-West Evening Mail

Gill tells of joy as she's put forward for Heart of Ulverston award

ONE of the unsung heroes behind a school's success was "gobsmacked" to learn she had been nominated for a Heart of Ulverston award.

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Carlisle bar brawl trio sentenced by city court

Three men - including one who was involved in a money laundering operation - have admitted being involved in a brawl in a Carlisle pub.

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Thewestmorland Gazette

The Westmorland Gazette: Authority to be the host with toast at morning gathering

A STRATEGY to maintain high standards of health and wellbeing outlined in a five-year plan has been supported by South Lakeland District Council.

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News and Star

Explorer Ranulph Fiennes backs Union Cairn monument

A record-breaking mountaineer and the man dubbed the world's greatest living explorer have joined the growing number backing the creation of a monument celebrating Scotland's membership of the UK.

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