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1 hr ago | Thewestmorland Gazette

THE first episode of a new Sky sitcom set and partly filmed in Kendal is due to air on April 24.

'Trying Again' stars comedian Chris Addison and Jo Joyner as a couple trying to mend their relationship after Joyner's affair with her boss - a doctor played by Charles Edwards .

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

News and Star

Cumbria police tell drivers to heed roadworks signs - or risk fine

A police spokeswoman said that a common problem was drivers incorrectly turning left from Sainsbury's onto South Street, including one near miss at 5.20pm on Saturday.

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North-West Evening Mail

Unemployment across Cumbria falls by 4.1%

Figures released yesterday show unemployment has fallen by 77,000 nationally in the past three months bringing the rate of overall unemployment below seven per cent.

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North-West Evening Mail

Seven tonnes of food given to needy families in Barrow, Ulverston and Millom this year

SEVEN tonnes of food have been handed out to hungry families in Barrow, Ulverston and Millom since the start of the year, as shocking figures show demand at local food banks is soaring well above the national average.

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Thewestmorland Gazette

Campaign launched to save lives of motorcyclists on Cumbria's roads

DEATHS of motorcyclists have gone in to the red with five dead in Cumbria already this year - more than the whole of 2013.

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News and Star

Cumbria's highways chiefs pledge action after girl, 15, falls in front of car

Samantha, who suffers from cerebral palsy, fell out of her chair in front of a car outside Beacon Hill School in Aspatria.

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Thewestmorland Gazette

Nearly all parents applying for primary school placements in Cumbria get preferred choice

NEARLY all parents applying for primary school placements in Cumbria have found out that they have been successful in securing their first choice of school.

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Thewestmorland Gazette

COMMENT: - Fragile' areas of Lakes need protection against second homes

Their proliferation has driven away local families and undermined the long-term viability of once-bustling villages by turning them into sleepy weekend retreats.

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Longridge Today

Apprentice met Prince Charles on Lakeland visit

Ian Atkinson, 23, from Scorton, had just returned from a study trip to New Zealand and Australia in time to help with lambing a flock of 650 sheep on his family farm.

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Thewestmorland Gazette

an Online petition fighting plans to introduce on-street parking in Ambleside is gathering support.

The petition states: "I strongly urge you to seriously reconsider and understand the very real financial damage to Ambleside's economy the introduction of on-street parking charges will bring.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Baked Goods, Life, Food, Bread

Thewestmorland Gazette

New community policing base opens in Sedbergh

At the opening, from left, Richard Rhodes, Cumbria Police and Crime Commissioner, PCSO Danielle Ayers, and Tony Reed Screen, chair of the trustees of the building A NEW community policing base has opened in Sedbergh, to the delight of residents who said they had felt isolated and unsafe.

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Thewestmorland Gazette

Last chance to have your say on future of services on Windermere

The Lake Windermere Service Survey 2014 is being carried out by South Lakeland District Council and the Lake District National Park Authority .

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Todmorden Today

Police need help to find missing West Yorkshire man

Police are appealing for the public's help in locating a missing West Yorkshire man who is believed to be in the Cumbria area.

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Halifax Courier

Police need help to find missing West Yorkshire man

Police are appealing for the public's help in locating a missing West Yorkshire man who is believed to be in the Cumbria area.

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CBS News

Life for a Yorkshire shepherdess

Yorkshire shepherdess Amanda Owen and her daughter, Raven, 13, head onto the moors to feed the horses at Amanda's farm, Ravenseat, near Kirkby Stephen, England, April 15, 2014.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Thewestmorland Gazette

South Lakeland pub gets top community honour from Thwaites

THE Kings Arms at Burton-in-Kendal has scooped the Best Community Involvement accolade at the Thwaites Awards for Excellence 2014.

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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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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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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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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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