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3 hrs ago | Thewestmorland Gazette

Plot of land in Arnside to be developed to accommodate ten apartments

A PLOT of land in Arnside which is 'begging to be developed' has been given the seal of approval for 10 apartments.

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7 hrs ago | Thewestmorland Gazette

Play park for Kendal estate is one step closer after council cash grant

RESIDENTS on a Kendal estate are one step closer to their dream of a new play park after receiving a cash boost from South Lakeland District Council .

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12 hrs ago | Thewestmorland Gazette

A fresh look at the refreshing taste of mint

MINTFEST descends on Kendal this weekend and so in homage to the town's peppermint-strong history, this week it's all about those sharp, fresh-tasting green leaves.

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16 hrs ago | Thewestmorland Gazette

Girl needs facial surgery after dog attack on Kendal estate

A nine-year-old girl suffered deep gashes to her chin after a dog bit her while she was playing on grassland near her home at Sandylands, Kendal.

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18 hrs ago | News and Star

Historic Cumbrian building on view before major revamp

A landmark building is to open its doors to the public for the very last time before it undergoes a major transformation.

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22 hrs ago | Thewestmorland Gazette

Casterton community are a warm-hearted lot

A CHURCH congregation which shivered its way through last winter has given a warm summer welcome to some kind-hearted community intervention.

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Yesterday | Theboltonnews.co.uk

Horwich motorcyclist 'paid dear price for minor misjudgement' in Cumbria death crash

A MOTORCYCLIST killed while driving on the wrong side of the road was "misled" by a dip in the road - causing him to think the highway ahead was clear.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Boston Standard

'We're cycling up to Gretna Green to get married'

Marcus Kenning and fianci 1 2 Maria Whitaker from, Main Road, Wrangle are cycling to Gretna Green to get married The cycle-mad pair will be jumping on their bikes from their home in Main Road, Wrangle, on August 30 to reach the venue at Gretna Green in Scotland.

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News and Star

New nuclear store process ignores our views, says Copeland council leader

A new process to find a site for an underground repository for high-level nuclear waste in Cumbria is lacking detail, it has been claimed.

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Thewestmorland Gazette

10 weeks in Tanzania sees 19-year-old appeal for volunteers

A KENDAL teenager who spent ten weeks in Tanzania helping to educate hundreds of people about the importance of water quality has urged those unsure as to their next move in life to consider volunteering.

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News and Star

Cumbria police investigate sex attack on girl, 9, in park

Officers were called to the cafe in Vulcan Park, Workington, at 5.35pm yesterday after a report the youngster had been attacked.

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News and Star

Police ask for takeaway 'bouncers' to help curb late night disorder

Security staff could soon be patrolling town centre takeaways as part of efforts to cut down on rowdy night-time behaviour.

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Thewestmorland Gazette

Kendal parked car tyres slashed

The vehicle was parked in a driveway on Acre Moss Lane, Hollgarth, when the four tyres were slashed between 4.15am and 4.45am.

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The Cumberland News

Why more firms are switching to cloud computing

John Nutley: 'A lot of businesses are going for it. I believe it is one of those paradigm shifts in computing' As faster broadband speeds become available across the county more businesses are opting to ditch upfront software and server costs and instead use cloud computing options, accessing their data and IT online.

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Thewestmorland Gazette

Kendal sure looks blooming good this year, say judges

Queen Katherine School headteacher Gareth Roscoe with the school's Kendal in Bloom award with plot holder Ian Parker and volunteer Heather Fielding "The standard is improving every year, especially with the nice weather we've had," said Kendal in Bloom vice-chairman Phil Walker.

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Lancaster and MoreCambe Citizen

Anger over suggestion that 5,000 new homes could be built near Cowan Bridge

AN MP has added his voice to an outpouring of anger over proposals for 5,000 new homes in a small village.

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Lancaster and MoreCambe Citizen

Bird hotel is the height of chic

Sam Jones, whose work at Greenlands Farm Village, includes looking after the chickens in the 'hotel' while their owners are on holiday Enterprising Carnforth teenager Sam Jones, 18, can accommodate up to 120 pampered poultry at Chickens on Holiday, his new business venture at Greenlands Farm Village.

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Thewestmorland Gazette

No flight of fancy as second osprey pair successfully breed in South Lakeland

CUMBRIA is now home to three pairs of nesting ospreys as Natural England confirmed the arrival of two chicks at their Roudsea Wood reserve in South Lakeland.

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The Daily Record

Independence referendum: Daily Record buys cross-border train ticket...

TO be honest, the 13.12 out of Carlisle to Dumfries doesn't feel like of one of the great railway journeys of the world.

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New Statesman

From surviving to leading: the women changing how we look at domestic abuse

The past week has seen action from all parties on the issue of violence against women and girls.

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