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1 hr ago | News and Star

No plan to downgrade West Cumberland Hospital

Siobhan Gearing, of Mirehouse, who heads the group, said they needed a list of what services are at risk and that the group wanted assurances that it wouldn't be downgraded to a cottage hospital.

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5 hrs ago | News and Star

Story plans another 310 homes on edge of Carlisle

The company is pushing ahead with two sites at Greymoorhill and Houghton and is consulting nearby residents before tabling planning applications.

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5 hrs ago | News and Star

Work starts on A 75,000 Carlisle play area revamp

Cinderella area: Jenny Cray from the Friends of Petteril Valley and Dale End Park walks her dogs past the play area that is being renovated on Dale End Park, Harraby, Carlisle; below, daughter Alex pushing one-year-old baby Amara The upgrade is being carried out after 30 children living nearby told council chiefs what improvements they'd like to ... (more)

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5 hrs ago | News and Star

Big retailers want to cash in on Carlisle

Major retailers are interested in cashing in on Carlisle's shopping scene - if they can find the right place to do it.

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7 hrs ago | West Cumberland Times and Star

Rachel is a model warrior for charity

A Workington model is swapping corsets for trainers as she prepares to take part in the Total Warrior challenge tomorrow.

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11 hrs ago | The Independent

The Lake District: Traveller's Guide

Don't let the crowds in England's biggest national park put you off - the jaw-dropping beauty and heritage in this corner of Cumbria are unmissable, says Lucy Gillmore Wandering lonely as a cloud isn't quite as easy as it was in Wordsworth's day - at least not during the summer.

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13 hrs ago | News and Star

Man loses hand in accident on Cumbrian farm

Ashley Herbert, 24, was working on a farm at Cliburn, near Penrith, when he became entangled in a forage harvester.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Thewestmorland Gazette

The Westmorland Gazette: Devil's Bridge at Kirkby Lonsdale

'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.

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Thewestmorland Gazette

Former South Lakes boarding school at centre of child abuse probe

Underley Hall School, in Kirkby Lonsdale, was a residential boarding school for 'troubled' young boys before being shut two years ago.

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News and Star

Friends and family rally round to support brave cancer mum

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.

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News and Star

Drug change before dinner lady's death in hospital - inquest

An inquest is underway into the death of a 75-year-old woman at the West Cumberland Hospital in Whitehaven.

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News and Star

Cumbria set to fall silent to mark World War One centenary

August 4 is the centenary of the start of the conflict which saw thousands from the county killed or wounded.

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Romford Recorder

First World War centenary: Community musical Paper Planes is a joy to ...

"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.

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Thewestmorland Gazette

'Serious concerns' over Appleby Horse Fair raised at public meeting

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.

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North-West Evening Mail

Evening Mail probe turns spotlight on issue of disabled badge abuse in Cumbria

MOTORISTS who abuse disabled badges could have been getting away with fraudulent activity for years, an Evening Mail investigation has revealed.

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News and Star

Sea trials for innovative boat that could lead to more jobs

More jobs could be on the cards following the launch of an innovative vessel used to carry crews servicing off-shore windfarms.

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Lancaster Guardian

Cyclist knocked from bike

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.

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Lib Dem president Farron: We must act on affordable homes

The president of the Liberal Democrats, Tim Farron MP, has demanded urgent action to provide affordable housing for young people in South Cumbria.

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Theboltonnews.co.uk

Little Lever mum's battle to get fair treatment for son with Asperger syndrome

THE mother of a young son with Asperger syndrome has hit out at people who criticise his behaviour, saying - "he's not naughty".

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News and Star

Samaritans branch facing closure unless volunteers come forward

The Samaritans of West Cumbria has launched an urgent appeal for assistance as volunteer numbers plummet, throwing the service's future into uncertainty.

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