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21 min ago | News and Star
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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21 min ago | Thewestmorland Gazette
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)
21 min ago | Thewestmorland Gazette
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.
1 hr ago | Lancashire Telegraph
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.
2 hrs ago | Lancaster Guardian
The trial of a Morecambe bus driver accused of causing serious injury by dangerous driving after a crash involving schoolchildren has been delayed.
4 hrs ago | North-West Evening Mail
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)
4 hrs ago | Thewestmorland Gazette
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.
Wyn Clayton, 67, of Aikrigg Avenue, Kendal, is hoping to raise A 2,000 by riding from Land's End to John O'Groats.
Mr Salmond will again insist that Scotland will keep the pound, despite the pointed refusal of all major UK parties to agree to a currency union People in the north of England would still be able to work and trade in an independent Scotland without changing currency, First Minister Alex Salmond will say today.
Teacher pays A 1,000 to hire HELICOPTER to search for boxer dog who went missing in Lake District wilderness for five days after he bolted off lead... and found him A missing dog has been found after a plea for help by his owners went viral on the internet attracting the attention of Hollywood stars and raising A 1,000 to fund a helicopter to help ... (more)
Famed for starring in Star Wars and Harry Potter, the actor and his family spent a weekend camping in Keswick for an episode of ITV's Weekend Escapes with Warwick Davis.
A A 1.2million lounge, Otter Lodge, will be officially opened by the acting Mayor of Grange-over-Sands, Coun Tricia Thomas, at the Lakeland Holiday Park, Flookburgh, on May 2. It will provide a place for the park's 550 caravan owners to meet with friends and have a drink or a meal.
Jamie Lund, National Trust regional archaeologist, Allan Steward of Levens Local History Group, Mark Brennand, Cumbria historical environment officer and Stephen Read Gill Wood of Levens Local History Group A COMMUNITY archaeology venture is to be extended to assess how the ecology of South Lakeland has changed in the aeons since the last Ice Age.
A woman who says she has been plagued for years by fly-tippers and antisocial behaviour is calling for an alleygate to be installed beside her home.
A CARER stole cash from the home of a vulnerable Kendal pensioner who he was supposed to be looking after, a court was told.
A 24-year-old from Underbarrow suffered a broken nose and a 26-year-old from Kendal received a possible fractured thumb as a result.
Walney Island and St Bees in Cumbria enjoyed the best of the sunshine as the mercury rocketed to 19.6C.