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24 min ago | Sunday Herald

Bid to make former Navy submarine Clyde exhibit

SHIPPING enthusiasts have launched an ambitious scheme to buy a former Royal Navy submarine and berth her on the Clyde as an exhibit.

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Related Topix: US Navy, US News, US Military, United Kingdom, Strathclyde County, Scotland,

4 hrs ago | North-West Evening Mail

Inquest for Barrow dad who died in Thai prison

DETAILS of how a Barrow man died in a Thai prison more than two years ago should finally be revealed when an inquest into his death is held next month.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom

8 hrs ago | Thewestmorland Gazette

Vicar's 1,000 mile pilgrimage to raise air ambulance funds

A west Cumbrian vicar is set to take on a gruelling 1,000 mile pilgrimage to help raise funds for the Great North Air Ambulance.

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Related Topix: Canada, United Kingdom, Europe, Spain, World News

8 hrs ago | Thewestmorland Gazette

Roger Bingham reflects on some extinct animals which once roamed South Lakeland.

DINOSAURS belong to geology and woolly mammoths to prehistory but some creatures, now extinct in Lakeland, were recorded in historic times.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, Lancashire County, England, North Yorkshire County, England,

10 hrs ago | Daily Echo

The scene after the accident. Picture: Cumbrian Newspapers.

POLICE and fire chiefs have today praised the heroic efforts of passers-by who pulled a Hampshire family from the wreckage of their car - moments before it burst into flames.

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11 hrs ago | Lancaster Guardian

Experts hope to change the way we buy our food

Food chain Booths is working with Lancaster University to research buying habits in a bid to reduce shoppers' carbon footprints.

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Related Topix: Lancashire County, England, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

15 hrs ago | Western morning News

Mazda puts the zoom-zoom in sexy brum, brum

I've got to be honest - I've always had a soft spot for Mazdas, ever since I had a second-hand 2.0-litre two-door coupe back in the Eighties.

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19 hrs ago | Morecambe Visitor

Jewellery shop owner ignored council advice

A replacement window ended up costing a shop owner 500 more than he bargained for after he fell foul of strict planning rules.

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20 hrs ago | News and Star

Rail passengers hit by engineering work

On the line to Leeds, buses are replacing trains between Carlisle and Appleby/Kirkby Stephen, according to information issued by Northern Rail.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

North-West Evening Mail

Police have objected to plans for a 3,000 capacity Cumbria music...

Police have objected to plans for a 3,000 capacity Cumbria music festival due to concerns over crime and safety.

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News and Star

Five years for sex attacker who sneaked into woman's flat

A Workington sex attacker who got into a woman's flat and groped her while she was asleep on the sofa has been jailed for five years.

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BBC News

Five pulled from car before fire

Several members of the public have been praised for helping with the rescue after a Mercedes estate collided with a Ford Ranger SUV in the Lake District.

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Thewestmorland Gazette

Sunshine helps make classic vehicle rally at Kirkby Stephen and...

Around 250 vehicles - including classic cars, military transport, buses and tractors - are on display today and tomorrow at seven rally sites in the two towns.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England,

Thewestmorland Gazette

James Cropper staff celebrate safety milestone with donation to Kendal mountain rescuers

A SAFETY double has been achieved thanks to the efforts of workers at a division of the James Cropper papermill.

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Thewestmorland Gazette

a One-Stop village shop has been created in a room at The Jolly Anglers pub in Burneside.

Owners Rachel Partington and Dave Windsor created the store in six days since getting licensing permission from South Lakeland District Council.

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North-West Evening Mail

DETECTIVES are appealing for witnesses after an armed raid on Cumbria building society

At 1.13 pm on Thursday police were called to a report of an incident at the Cumberland Building Society on Station Road, Silloth where a staff members within the branch were threatened with a knife and cash demands made.

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Thewestmorland Gazette

Eden to host national uplands management conference

The event aims to address challenges thrown up by the current consultation on CAP payments and its potential impact on the way upland farms, moorland and forestry are managed.

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Thewestmorland Gazette

New A 1.2 million lounge to be opened at Flookburgh holiday park

A BRAND new A 1.2 million owners' lounge named 'Otter Lodge' will be officially opened by the acting Mayor of Grange-over-Sands, Coun Tricia Thomas, at the Lakeland Holiday Park, Flookburgh, on May 2. It will provide a place for the park's 550 caravan owners to meet with friends, have a drink or a meal.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom

Fri Apr 18, 2014

West Cumberland Times and Star

PHOTOS: Downies swing first victory against Uppies

Workington's Uppies and Downies mass football game got off to a flying start for the Downies, who won the first match of the series.

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West Cumberland Times and Star

Plans for two more West Cumbrian solar parks

Livos Energy Limited wants to create a 60-acre development at a site south of the A596 at Prospect and a 100-acre park on land at Pasture Farm, between Westnewton and Aspatria.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Agriculture, Science

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