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1 hr ago | Whitehaven News

Family tell of devastation over mam's hospital death

THE grieving children of a Whitehaven woman whose death prompted an investigation into her hospital care say the medics she put her faith in failed their mum.

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1 hr ago | This Is Lancashire

a Local veterans' group has received a "treasure trove of memorabilia worthy of a museum".

The haul was donated by Brian and Janette Hunter, following the death of Mrs Hunter's father John Morton Carruthers.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Whitehaven News

'We told you so!' Firefighters' crisis warning 'proved right'

A "MAJOR delay" following a suspected arson attack on a Mirehouse home led to the blaze spreading across the property, firefighters claimed this week.

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The Cumberland News

Cumbrian nuclear flights claim is 'scaremongering'

A claim that redevelopment of Carlisle Airport could lead to it transporting nuclear waste by air is "scaremongering", says Stobart boss Andrew Tinkler.

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News and Star

Demolition of historic Carlisle pub begins

Demolition work got underway this week on one of Carlisle's most historic pubs, clearing the way for the building of new homes.

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Thetelegraphand Argus

Saltaire is put on the map as starting point of new Dales walk

ROUTE: Chris Grogan, left, Clare Balding and Kath Doyle, of the Dales Way Association, with Sedbergh and the Howgill Fells beyond THE new 90-mile long distance walk, which starts in the World Heritage village of Saltaire and finishes in the market town of Appleby-in-Westmorland, has been added to the latest Ordnance Survey maps for the Yorkshire ... (more)

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News and Star

GCSE joy for thousands of Cumbrian pupils

But the early indications in the Carlisle area today suggest many local schools have defied predictions of falling success rates.

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Thewestmorland Gazette

Revealed - the people in the famous Joseph Hardman sheep picture in Kendal

The picture, Kendal Rush Hour, was taken by Joseph Hardman in 1953 and shows 150 sheep being herded down Allhallows Lane as locals go about their daily business.

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Thewestmorland Gazette

Bank holiday festival of 'green' activities planned for Wray Castle

A BANK holiday festival of activities on a green theme is being staged this weekend at Wray Castle and along Windermere's western shore.

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Thewestmorland Gazette

Councillors to consider approving introducing levy on South Lakeland developments

A LEVY on developers who wish to build anywhere outside the national park is set to go before South Lakeland District Council's cabinet next week for approval.

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Thewestmorland Gazette

THE future viability of K Village could be decided by South Lakeland councillors next month.

A survival plan for the Kendal shopping centre is due to be considered by planners after a period of public consultation ended yesterday.

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Thewestmorland Gazette

Plea to roll out defibrillator location app

A PHONE app which could save lives by helping people find their nearest defibrillator could be rolled out across the whole country if a Cumbrian councillor has her way.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

News and Star

Parents watch as children hurl stones at museum windows

The boss of a museum has spoken of her shock after young children hurled stones at the building while their parents stood watching.

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Lytham Today

Lifeboat escorts vessel to safety

A 130 foot stranded vessel was escorted to safety by the Lytham St Annes Volunteer Lifeboat crew amid fears it was about to sink.

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Thewestmorland Gazette

Former Eden man died instantly in accident in Malaysia which also killed five women friends: inquest

A MAN at the wheel of a car involved in a 'catastrophic' road accident in Malaysia was killed instantaneously, an inquest heard.

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North-West Evening Mail

Football match abandoned in final minute after Millom FC player knocked unconcious

A football match between Millom FC and Walney Island FC was abandoned in its final minute after a player was knocked unconcious after he was hit by an opposition striker's pass Millom player Jordan Williams was hit by the football, fell to the ground and was unconcious in the 89th minute of the match.

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Thewestmorland Gazette

a Major historic investigation into a nationally important coastal site is set to return next month.

Roman stronghold Ravenglass, once a fort at the southern tip of Hadrian's Wall, will see the second season of a A 125,000 community study into the key civilian settlement site.

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Thewestmorland Gazette

Queen's Guide to the Sands opens new post office at Grange

QUEEN'S Guide to the Sands Cedric Robinson cut the ribbon to open the new Grange-over-Sands Post Office.

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News and Star

Copeland declares war on dog mess scourge

Those who don't cleaned up after their pets are being warned they face hefty fines as Copeland Council targets local hot-spots which have seen an increase in dog mess.

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North-West Evening Mail

End to nervous waiting is just hours away for Cumbria GCSE students

Thousands of 16-year-olds across Furness, Millom, Ulverston and South Lakes will be returning to school to discover their grades.

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