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4 hrs ago | Thewestmorland Gazette

Mass meeting in Bowness as clock ticks down on parking charges decision

CAMPAIGNERS have gathered on The Glebe in Bowness today in a show of strength against on-street parking charges before a crunch decision is made next week.

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7 hrs ago | News and Star

Immigration officials arrest three in north Cumbria raids

They spoke to staff working at the businesses to establish whether they had the right to live and work in the UK.

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9 hrs ago | The Cumberland News

Community unites to help Cumbrian woman speak

A community has united in its efforts to raise money to help a 24-year-old woman who has never spoken a word in her life.

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13 hrs ago | Thewestmorland Gazette

Planning applications submitted to the Lake District National Park Authority

Ambleside : Addition of balcony to holiday letting flat adjoining main part of house, at Chanctonbury, Hawkshead Hill, for S. Saczek; confirmation of compliance with condition no.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

North-West Evening Mail

South Cumbria services affected as workers walk out

PICKET lines were formed by disgruntled public sector staff as they walked out in bitter disputes with the government over pay, pensions and spending cuts.

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West Cumberland Times and Star

TV's Coast films in West Cumbria

In a show fronted by presenter and archaeologist Mark Horton, the programme will look at the excavations taking place at Camp Farm.

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News and Star

Cumbrian farmer fined for ignoring cow's eye cancer

A farmer has been fined for one of the worst cases of animal neglect seen by a veterinary inspector during his 34 year career.

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Thewestmorland Gazette

Kirkby Stephen man sentenced after police internet chat room 'sting'

A MAN who arranged to meet 'a 13-year-old girl' via an internet chatroom was caught out by the police, a court heard.

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News and Star

New plans to put brakes on speeding drivers in west Cumbria

Speeding drivers could be forced to slow down under a raft of new proposals to improve safety on Cumbria's roads.

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Thewestmorland Gazette

Rat infestation shuts Cumbrian brewery - 4,000 litres of beer to be...

Rat infestation shuts Cumbrian brewery - 4,000 litres of beer to be thrown away and 600kg of malt and grain seized Breaking news Rat infestation shuts Cumbrian brewery - 4,000 litres of beer to be thrown away and 600kg of malt and grain seized Rat infestation shuts Cumbrian brewery - 4,000 litres of beer to be thrown away and 600kg of malt and ... (more)

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Thewestmorland Gazette

300 runners and waist-high water as fundraisers take on Morecambe Bay

THREE hundred runners raced through thigh-deep waters and strong head winds across the sands of Morecambe Bay for CancerCare.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Whitehaven News

Tragic accident claims life of 55-year-old father

A DECISION to have something to eat when he arrived home after a night out, proved a fatal one for Sellafield security guard Brian O'Hare.

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Whitehaven News

Mining firm opens up to public view

THE West Cumbria Mining company which wants to open a new offshore coking coal mine, is hosting the first of two drop-in events next week, so the public can find out more about their proposals.

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Thewestmorland Gazette

Get well wishes after senior councillor seriously injured in 30ft fall at home

Liberal Democrat Coun Jo Stephenson suffered a broken pelvis, punctured lung and chest injuries following an incident last Friday morning .

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Thewestmorland Gazette

Jobs, homes and growth on the menu after multi-million economy boost

THOUSANDS of jobs and homes are on the way to Cumbria after the Government announced a multi-million pound shot-in-the-arm to the county's economy.

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North-West Evening Mail

Residents urged to stay indoors at scene of Cumbria fire

Emergency services are urging people in the Kingmoor Road area of Carlisle to stay indoors and close their doors and windows.

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Thewestmorland Gazette

Kendal charity to go mobile with pop-up shop in town centre

A mobile shop will set up in a prominent part of Kendal's Market Place - just a few yards from its shop at 17 Finkle Street and will sell items between 10am and 3pm.

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News and Star

Cumbria to lose one of its two coroners

Cumbria is set to lose one of its two coroners later this year leaving only one to cover the whole of the county - but council bosses say that services will be unaffected.

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Thewestmorland Gazette

After losing their Post Office, garage, school and shop, residents rally for their pub

A COMMUNITY in the Lune Valley has vowed to rally together to save one of the only major servicesit has left.

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TechEBlog

What This Geek Used Pencils For is Brilliant and There's No Writing Involved

Before we get into what this installation is all about, here are some interesting facts you may not have known about pencils: there's absolutely no risk of lead poisoning if you stab yourself with a pencil because it contains no lead - just a mixture of clay and graphite; graphite is a crystallized form of carbon that was discovered near Keswick, ... (more)

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