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28 min ago | Thewestmorland Gazette

James Cropper employee injured in 'safety incident'

The 47-year-old man, from Kendal, was taken to RVI but following assessment his injuries were not as serious as first thought, although it is believed he suffered bruising to his arm.

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4 hrs ago | New Statesman

Alex Salmond's St George's Day speech: full text

Sir Walter Scott, who married Charlotte Carpenter in the Cathedral here, once wrote that " there are few cities in England which have been the scene of more momentous and more interesting events than Carlisle ".

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8 hrs ago | Lancaster Guardian

Chamber offers backing to firefighters' plight

Lancaster District Chamber of Commerce has launched an online petition in a bid to save one of the city's fire engines.

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9 hrs ago | Thewestmorland Gazette

Kendal councillor appointed new county council chairman

Coun Geoff Cook, Liberal Democrat member for Kendal Highgate, was appointed at today's Annual General Meeting of the council.

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9 hrs ago | Thewestmorland Gazette

Kendal Police organise live webchat to answer concerns from local community

Inspector Paul Latham and Sergeant John Stephens, together with South Lakeland District Council Enforcement Officer John Barwise, will be available to answer any questions and to discuss any concerns.

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11 hrs ago | Thewestmorland Gazette

Kirkby Lonsdale expects tourism boost after Jamaica Inn is screened

TOURISTS are expected to flock to Kirkby Lonsdale off the back of the BBC adaptation of Jamaica Inn screened this week.

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14 hrs ago | Thewestmorland Gazette

Inquest: family's warning after DVT death

A KENDAL hotel worker died of deep vein thrombosis shortly after arriving home from a week's holiday in Tenerife, an inquest heard.

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17 hrs ago | The Cumberland News

Battle for bypass on A69 goes to Europe

Bill Graham is concerned about the volume of vehicles on the A69 through Corby Hill, Warwick Bridge and Warwick-on-Eden.

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18 hrs ago | Thewestmorland Gazette

South Lakes climber ready to abort Everest fund-raising climb after avalanche tragedy

A SOUTH Lakeland man is preparing to abort a A 100,000 fundraising mission to conquer Everest after an avalanche killed 16 people, closing off the earth's highest mountain.

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18 hrs ago | Thewestmorland Gazette

Programme for 15th Ulverston WalkFest announced

The ten-day event will run from April 26 to May 5 and feature over 30 walks and activities designed to appeal to all ages and abilities.

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19 hrs ago | Thewestmorland Gazette

Hundreds oppose bid for on-street parking charges at Ambleside

The Spar has also gathered hundreds on a petition at its Compston Road site and another has been created by outdoor swimming experts and Compston Road-based business, Head to the Hills.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

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Woman hurt after crash closes high street

The high street in Cleator Moor has reopened after it was blocked both ways following the incident at around 9.50am today.

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North-West Evening Mail

Easter egg roll at Barrow park

Youngsters from Barrow, Ulverston and Millom rounded off their Easter celebrations with a mass egg roll just down from the Cenotaph in Barrow Park.

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North-West Evening Mail

Community vows to fight for Millom hospital as axe rumours grow

Concerns grew earlier in the year when Millom's doctor's surgery at Waterloo House, in Wellington Street, announced it would be moving into the hospital building.

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Thewestmorland Gazette

The Westmorland Gazette: Joan Gordon, 48, from Kendal, says she owes her life to wearing a helmet

Fractured skull and bleeding on the brain - Kendal cyclist says she owes her life to helmet and urges others to always wear one Fractured skull and bleeding on the brain - cyclist says she owes her life to helmet and urges others to always wear one A CYCLIST who was lucky to survive an horrific accident has issued a stark warning to bikers who ... (more)

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Botcherby residents unite in fight for play park return

It is hoped that 'people power' will win through on one Carlisle estate, as hundreds of people unite in the call for the return of their play park.

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New petition calls for Cumbria council parking charges U-turn

A third petition has now been launched against council plans to introduce on-street parking charges in parts of Cumbria.

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Downies defeat Uppies after six-hour game to clinch series

More than six hours of passion, pride and honour preceded Downies' second win in Workington's mass no-rules football game.

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Thewestmorland Gazette

Greens hoping to spring surprises in SLDC and Kendal Town Council elections

Four of the 17 Green Party candidates. From left to right: Liz Ashburn, standing for Castle Ward; Karen Mitchell, standing for Mintsfeet; Chris Rowley, standing for Kirkland; and Gwen Harrison, standing for Kendal Fell A NEWLY-formed political branch of the Green Party for the Kendal area is fielding a full slate of candidates in the local ... (more)

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Thewestmorland Gazette

Red breasted mergansers, nuthatches, otters, mallards, goosanders and kingfishers...all on Ullswater

The 'Water, Predator and Heathland Birds Cruise' will sail from the pretty Lakeland village of Glenridding on May 17 at 9.45am, with Ullswater Steamers.

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