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The picket line outside Kendal's County Hall this morning. Right (Maddy Wilkinson of GMB and Jenny Martin of Unison THERE was no burning braziers or donkey jackets in Kendal today but strikers were out in t-shirts and shorts in the shadow of County Hall.
It would be almost too perfectly punny to say that indie rockers Wild Beasts stampeded onto hipster rock radar's with their 2009 album Two Dancers , but that's more or less what they did.
An inspection of north Cumbria's hospitals has revealed a catalogue of concerns, including safety issues caused by staff shortages.
Albion Street and Rosemary Lane, which lead from Whitehaven's centre to the Kells estate, have been closed periodically for more than a year while the 18 million Albion Square is being built, prompting a residents' group to call for recompense.
A PUPPY and a parcel of clothing were stolen from a Grayrigg farm between 1.30pm and 4.15pm on Monday.
Studio-Loft will be resurrected by Lakeland Radio presenter and local DJ Andrew Milliard and could be open in six to eight weeks.
Jim Higgins decided to make the village near to his home on Moor Row cycle track, Whitehaven, after coming across an enclosed piece of land among the trees last week.
A Government-appointed planning inspector has overturned a South Lakeland District Council decision to refuse change of use permission for a detached house at Long Croft, Preston Patrick, to be converted into a children's nursery, including works to the front garden to form an entrance and parking.
STAFF at South Lakeland District Council are to join public sector colleagues nationwide in a 24-hour walk-out tomorrow.
A WOMAN who died after a collision in Ulverston has been named by police as 19-year-old Jessica Quayle, of Ainslie Street, Dalton.
CUMBRIAN and Lancashire farmers are calling on Defra to introduce post-movement testing of cattle which have been brought to the area from bovine TB hotspots and edge zones.
A MAN begged to be taken into custody after being caught drink-driving for a third time, a court heard.
He has driven Mini Coopers for 20 years and yesterday he brought along his 1969 Mk2 vehicle, complete with a roof rack and picnic blanket laid out in front of it.
And with visitor numbers breaking all previous records, Saturday's event will be a hard act to follow in the county's show calendar.
EDUCATORS and businesses have welcomed news of a government cash boost that will create thousands of jobs and help train hundreds of apprentices in South Cumbria.
Police said the theft occurred at the Co-op on Market Street in Carnforth at 8.20pm on June 13. This website and its associated newspaper adheres to the Press Complaints Commission's Code of Practice.
Updated: Thu Jul 10, 2014 06:58 am
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