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1 hr ago | Thewestmorland Gazette

Councillors to consider approving introducing levy on South Lakeland developments

A LEVY on developers who wish to build anywhere outside the national park is set to go before South Lakeland District Council's cabinet next week for approval.

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2 hrs ago | Thewestmorland Gazette

THE future viability of K Village could be decided by South Lakeland councillors next month.

A survival plan for the Kendal shopping centre is due to be considered by planners after a period of public consultation ended yesterday.

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5 hrs ago | Thewestmorland Gazette

Plea to roll out defibrillator location app

A PHONE app which could save lives by helping people find their nearest defibrillator could be rolled out across the whole country if a Cumbrian councillor has her way.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

News and Star

Parents watch as children hurl stones at museum windows

The boss of a museum has spoken of her shock after young children hurled stones at the building while their parents stood watching.

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Lytham Today

Lifeboat escorts vessel to safety

A 130 foot stranded vessel was escorted to safety by the Lytham St Annes Volunteer Lifeboat crew amid fears it was about to sink.

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Thewestmorland Gazette

Former Eden man died instantly in accident in Malaysia which also killed five women friends: inquest

A MAN at the wheel of a car involved in a 'catastrophic' road accident in Malaysia was killed instantaneously, an inquest heard.

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North-West Evening Mail

Football match abandoned in final minute after Millom FC player knocked unconcious

A football match between Millom FC and Walney Island FC was abandoned in its final minute after a player was knocked unconcious after he was hit by an opposition striker's pass Millom player Jordan Williams was hit by the football, fell to the ground and was unconcious in the 89th minute of the match.

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Thewestmorland Gazette

a Major historic investigation into a nationally important coastal site is set to return next month.

Roman stronghold Ravenglass, once a fort at the southern tip of Hadrian's Wall, will see the second season of a A 125,000 community study into the key civilian settlement site.

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Thewestmorland Gazette

Queen's Guide to the Sands opens new post office at Grange

QUEEN'S Guide to the Sands Cedric Robinson cut the ribbon to open the new Grange-over-Sands Post Office.

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News and Star

Copeland declares war on dog mess scourge

Those who don't cleaned up after their pets are being warned they face hefty fines as Copeland Council targets local hot-spots which have seen an increase in dog mess.

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North-West Evening Mail

End to nervous waiting is just hours away for Cumbria GCSE students

Thousands of 16-year-olds across Furness, Millom, Ulverston and South Lakes will be returning to school to discover their grades.

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Matlock Mercury

Court Reports: Chesterfield Magistrates results

Kevin Baker, 41, of Norbriggs Road, Mastin Moor, no licence, no separate penalty, no insurance, fined A 225, costs A 35, banned from driving for six months.

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Thewestmorland Gazette

Landlord gets council cash to help convert former Kendal pubs into affordable homes

SOUTH Lakeland District Council has revealed it has provided A 300,000 in grants to a private landlord to help him convert two former Kendal pubs into flats.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

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Work on Carlisle Airport revamp could start within weeks

Work on the long-awaited A 20 million redevelopment of Carlisle Airport could begin in six weeks - provided there is not another legal challenge to the planning approval granted by councillors.

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Thewestmorland Gazette

Homes survey challenges affordability perception of UK capital

SOUTH Lakeland, Eden and the Dales are among the UK's least affordable areas to live in, according to research by the National Housing Federation .

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Thewestmorland Gazette

Fishery put on the market

The pair are stepping down after 11 years at the business, which is on the A685 between Tebay and Kirkby Stephen.

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Cumbrian man admits sex charge

Lee Savage, 21, was ordered to sign the Sex Offenders' Register after pleading guilty to the charge at Carlisle Crown Court.

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Family and friends raise cash for brave Carlisle 12-year-old

Twelve-year-old Courtney Walsh, of Coalfell Avenue, Raffles, Carlisle, was diagnosed in May and has been receiving treatment at the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle.

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Thewestmorland Gazette

Cheers! Ancestor's war service marked with commemorative beers

MEMBERS of a Lunesdale brewing family are toasting an ancestor's service in the Great War by producing four new limited edition beers.

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Thewestmorland Gazette

'Shear' joy as well gathering returns to Kendal

Organisers have booked K Village , The Lakes Outlet, from October 11 to 12, to coincide with the end of Wool Week.

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