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A NEW commercially run bus service was launched on Monday about three months after the collapse of the long-standing Pennine bus company.
Two men seriously hurt in a dramatic crash on one of Cumbria's busiest roads were given life-saving treatment by doctors at the roadside.
Nicholas Hanna, 23, was caught with his chainsaw logging up the lower branches of a nine-metre Scots pine which had come down in a conservation area in west Cumbria.
SHOPS in Furness have been praised after all nine premises visited in an undercover test purchase operation refused to sell alcohol to a 15-year-old volunteer.
UP to 10 new on-call firefighters are being recruited for a new back-up engine in Barrow to be introduced as part of controversial savings measures.
The three are Jason John Hodgson, 31, of Dowbeck Road, off Wigton Road, Carlisle, Adam Lorimer Waters, 60, of Heysham Meadows, Raffles, Carlisle and Sarah Louise Woodward, 34, from Manchester.
Eyeing up a bargain in the new Age UK South Lakeland mobile charity shop are customers Amanda and Britt Irwin A MOBILE charity shop, believed to be the first in the UK, has been launched by Age UK in South Lakeland.
Reckless daredevils have been spotted attempting the dangerous 'tombstoning' at the bridge, two years after a man died at the spot.
URGENT funding and support to provide the highest level of care for children with mental health problems is needed in South Cumbria, experts warn.
ONE of the unsung heroes behind a school's success was "gobsmacked" to learn she had been nominated for a Heart of Ulverston award.
Three men - including one who was involved in a money laundering operation - have admitted being involved in a brawl in a Carlisle pub.
A STRATEGY to maintain high standards of health and wellbeing outlined in a five-year plan has been supported by South Lakeland District Council.
A record-breaking mountaineer and the man dubbed the world's greatest living explorer have joined the growing number backing the creation of a monument celebrating Scotland's membership of the UK.
FRACKING licences are up for grabs across South Cumbria, after a massive expansion of drilling was given the go-ahead.
Police are appealing for information after A 7,000 of tools, including drills and hammers, were stolen from the premises in Middleton sometime over the weekend.
Getting up close and personal with equipment on display at the trade show at Kendal Leisure Centre, are Giles Polito, Chris Harding and Stuart Hitcham from Lowe Alpine Kendal-based Clive Allen, of Ascent Marketing Communi-cations, who was one of the organisers, said: "It's a good news story for Kendal because we brought buyers from England, ... (more)
Updated: Thu Jul 31, 2014 12:53 am
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