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2 hrs ago | News and Star

30 jobs at risk as Cumbrian chemical factory faces closure

Evonik Goldschmidt UK Ltd told workers on Wednesday that it was about to enter into a 30-day consultation period.

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5 hrs ago | News and Star

Mum calls for probe into crash in Cumbria which killed son

A grieving mother whose firefighter son died after his car hit a damaged bridge parapet has asked police to investigate the tragedy afresh.

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9 hrs ago | Thewestmorland Gazette

Two dead after Windermere outbuilding blaze

TWO people have died following a fire in outbuildings on the shores of Windermere this afternoon, police have confirmed tonight.

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12 hrs ago | Thewestmorland Gazette

Behind the News: Work continues to re-open the Lancaster Canal as far as Kendal

AFTER countless hours of muddy toil by volunteers, fuelled only by their enthusiasm for canals and many flasks of hot coffee, a major project known as the First Furlong is about to reach fruition on the Lancaster Canal.

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16 hrs ago | Thewestmorland Gazette

PODIUM: Don't just use the web for your research, says college principal

Anne Attwood, the principal of Furness College, extols the virtues of the internet but also highlights the need to teach people to look at other sources when carrying our academic research Broccoli, salmon, spinach - they might make an interesting quiche for my great-nephew's christening, but which recipe to use? I could have started working ... (more)

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20 hrs ago | Thewestmorland Gazette

Lake District mountain team hails 16-hour rescue effort in 'appalling' conditions

The voluntary-run Langdale and Ambleside Mountain Rescue Team said six teams, a rescue dogs unit and an RAF helicopter were all involved in the 16-hour search this week.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Thewestmorland Gazette

Crowd gathers to see sheep flock through Kendal town centre as iconic photo is reproduced

A BOLD bid to recreate photograph of sheep being herded through Kendal town centre more than 60 years ago has been carried off without a hitch.

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Thewestmorland Gazette

Young people with disabilities get training chance after 9,990 cash help

COWRAN Training Ltd at Pennington, near Ulverston, is to receive A 9,990 from the Big Lottery Fund to provide training support and work experience opportunities to young people with mild to moderate disabilities who are not in employment or education training or leaving special education with limited opportunities.

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North-West Evening Mail

Cumbria rail services back to normal after person struck by train

RAIL services in Cumbria have returned to normal after a person was struck and killed by a train near Lancaster this morning.

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North-West Evening Mail

Crash between driver, 84, and motorcyclist in Lindal causes delays

Police were called to Pennington Lane, next to the A590, at 2.38pm to reports of a collision.

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North-West Evening Mail

Cumbria fire crew ordered to emergency near Bolton

AN MP is demanding the government step in to urgently review fire control systems for Cumbria and the North West.

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News and Star

Help shape outside of new Cumbrian leisure centre

People can help shape the outside space at Workington's controversial leisure centre by taking part in a public consultation.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Thewestmorland Gazette

Plot of land in Arnside to be developed to accommodate ten apartments

A PLOT of land in Arnside which is 'begging to be developed' has been given the seal of approval for 10 apartments.

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Thewestmorland Gazette

Play park for Kendal estate is one step closer after council cash grant

RESIDENTS on a Kendal estate are one step closer to their dream of a new play park after receiving a cash boost from South Lakeland District Council .

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Thewestmorland Gazette

A fresh look at the refreshing taste of mint

MINTFEST descends on Kendal this weekend and so in homage to the town's peppermint-strong history, this week it's all about those sharp, fresh-tasting green leaves.

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Thewestmorland Gazette

Girl needs facial surgery after dog attack on Kendal estate

A nine-year-old girl suffered deep gashes to her chin after a dog bit her while she was playing on grassland near her home at Sandylands, Kendal.

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News and Star

Historic Cumbrian building on view before major revamp

A landmark building is to open its doors to the public for the very last time before it undergoes a major transformation.

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Thewestmorland Gazette

Casterton community are a warm-hearted lot

A CHURCH congregation which shivered its way through last winter has given a warm summer welcome to some kind-hearted community intervention.

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Theboltonnews.co.uk

Horwich motorcyclist 'paid dear price for minor misjudgement' in Cumbria death crash

A MOTORCYCLIST killed while driving on the wrong side of the road was "misled" by a dip in the road - causing him to think the highway ahead was clear.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Boston Standard

'We're cycling up to Gretna Green to get married'

Marcus Kenning and fianci 1 2 Maria Whitaker from, Main Road, Wrangle are cycling to Gretna Green to get married The cycle-mad pair will be jumping on their bikes from their home in Main Road, Wrangle, on August 30 to reach the venue at Gretna Green in Scotland.

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