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1 hr 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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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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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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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Cravenherald.co.uk

Craven Herald: The new Skipton to Kirkby Lonsdale bus route is launched

A NEW commercially run bus service was launched on Monday about three months after the collapse of the long-standing Pennine bus company.

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Doctors gave men life-saving treatment at scene of road crash

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.

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Cumbrian man in court for chopping up fallen tree

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.

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Thewestmorland Gazette

Traders in Furness pass under-age alcohol test

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.

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North-West Evening Mail

Search to recruit Barrow firefighting crew to tackle major incidents

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.

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News and Star

Three in Carlisle court charged with conspiring to supply cocaine

The three are Jason John Hodgson, 31, of Dowbeck Road, off Wigton Road, Carlisle, Adam Lorimer Waters, 60, of Heysham Meadows, Raffles, Carlisle and Sarah Louise Woodward, 34, from Manchester.

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