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2 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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5 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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6 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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6 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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7 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

News and Star

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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News and Star

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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News and Star

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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Lancashire Telegraph

Long-distance walkers invited to join in 210-mile 11-day Alfred Wainwright trek across Pennines

The Pennine Journey Memorial Walk will take place over the same days that the legendary walker and guidebook author trekked the 210-mile route in 1938.

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Lancaster Guardian

Morecambe school bus driver crash trial delayed

The trial of a Morecambe bus driver accused of causing serious injury by dangerous driving after a crash involving schoolchildren has been delayed.

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North-West Evening Mail

Pensioner facing more than 30 allegations of sex offences in court in Cumbria

Anthony Leake, of Thaines Lane, East Runton, in Norfolk, will appear before South Lakeland Magistrates' court today charged with 19 counts of inciting a boy under 14 to commit an act of gross indecency, five counts of inciting a girl under 14 to conduct an act of gross indecency, seven counts of making indecent images of children and three counts ... (more)

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Thewestmorland Gazette

New South Lakes hotel could create 30 jobs

A FORMER residential retreat for a religious order on the edge of the Lake District is to be converted into a A 3 million hotel.

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Marine News

Today in U.S. Naval History: April 22

Today in U.S. Naval History - April 22 1778 - Captain John Paul Jones of Ranger led landing party raid on Whitehaven, England 1898 - U.S. warships begin blockade of Cuba 1987 - U.S. Navy ordered to provide assistance to neutral vessels under Iranian attack outside the exclusion zone and that requested help For more information about naval history, ... (more)

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Thewestmorland Gazette

Fitness mad grandmother cycles 600 miles from Land's End to John O'Groats for Samaritans

Wyn Clayton, 67, of Aikrigg Avenue, Kendal, is hoping to raise A 2,000 by riding from Land's End to John O'Groats.

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