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2 hrs ago | News and Star

Hundreds sign Cumbrian parking charges petition within hours

A new petition against council plans to introduce on-street parking charges collected more than 300 signatures in less than 24 hours.

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2 hrs ago | Thewestmorland Gazette

THE programme for the fifteenth annual Ulverston WalkFest has been 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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5 hrs ago | Daily Mail

Warning to Easter holidaymakers after boy gets stuck in QUICKSAND on popular beach

The teenager had been trying to retrieve a ball when he became trapped up to his knees at Arnside pier in Cumbria.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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