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'SENSELESS' daredevils are putting their lives at risk by repeatedly leaping from a 70 feet high South Lakeland bridge into a notoriously dangerous rock-strewn river.
Underley Hall School, in Kirkby Lonsdale, was a residential boarding school for 'troubled' young boys before being shut two years ago.
A brave mother's years of battling cancer have so inspired her friends that they are taking to the Lakeland hills in her honour this weekend.
An inquest is underway into the death of a 75-year-old woman at the West Cumberland Hospital in Whitehaven.
August 4 is the centenary of the start of the conflict which saw thousands from the county killed or wounded.
"We are humans in the wrong time." This sentiment portraying the loss and heartbreak incurred by the First World War is a central theme in Queen's Theatre's spectacular Paper Planes , which tells the life story of Sutton's Farm aerodrome pilot William Leefe Robinson.
ABUSIVE behaviour, blocked roads and fields being used as toilets were among the 'serious concerns' raised at a public meeting about the Appleby Horse Fair.
MOTORISTS who abuse disabled badges could have been getting away with fraudulent activity for years, an Evening Mail investigation has revealed.
More jobs could be on the cards following the launch of an innovative vessel used to carry crews servicing off-shore windfarms.
An appeal is being made for the driver of a black car that was being driven along Crag Bank Road in Crag Bank, near Carnforth, at 5.35am on Saturday, July 26 to come forward to the police following a cyclist being knocked from his bike on the A6 heading towards Carnforth.
The president of the Liberal Democrats, Tim Farron MP, has demanded urgent action to provide affordable housing for young people in South Cumbria.
THE mother of a young son with Asperger syndrome has hit out at people who criticise his behaviour, saying - "he's not naughty".
A NEW commercially run bus service was launched on Monday about three months after the collapse of the long-standing Pennine bus company.
Two men seriously hurt in a dramatic crash on one of Cumbria's busiest roads were given life-saving treatment by doctors at the roadside.
Nicholas Hanna, 23, was caught with his chainsaw logging up the lower branches of a nine-metre Scots pine which had come down in a conservation area in west Cumbria.
SHOPS in Furness have been praised after all nine premises visited in an undercover test purchase operation refused to sell alcohol to a 15-year-old volunteer.
UP to 10 new on-call firefighters are being recruited for a new back-up engine in Barrow to be introduced as part of controversial savings measures.
Updated: Fri Aug 01, 2014 03:00 am
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