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The petition was started by a group in Whitehaven calling for a directly-elected mayor in Copeland, to exercise more control over the borough's budget.
The Windermere Lake Wardens responded to the emergency call after the man had fallen from his boat, sustaining a minor head injury.
The work was first performed at the 1912 Three Choirs Festival at Hereford Cathedral and is largely based on English folk material collected by Vaughan Williams and his friend Cecil Sharp.
A DRIVER who killed one of his friends by crashing at high speed into a concrete gatepost on a Kendal street has been warned by a judge that he faces a "significant" prison sentence.
A CONTROVERSIAL plan to build a towering wind turbine to power a Cumbria candle factory has been given the go-ahead after the government over-turned its refusal on appeal.
Housing association Riverside has taken away the structure in the west of Carlisle as part of efforts to stop trouble flaring again.
Musicians and business people from Ulverston have come together to help make a TV legend's lifelong dream come true.
The 47-year-old, of Kent Square, Ulverston, had earlier pleaded guilty to a charge of possessing cannabis with intent to supply.
Residents in Walney are terrified that their homes could be washed away after some of the worst gales in decades hit Cumbria this week.
AN AMBLESIDE pensioner has thanked the 'first class' care he received at a specialist hospital after suffering a heart attack on a Lake District fell.
The Committee has followed the MRWS process closely from its inception, and scrutinised both DECC and the NDA's plans and programmes throughout.
A man injured in a fight outside an amateur rugby league club was hurt again a few days later when a police dog bit him on the head.
A man and woman who flagged down a police car when they got lost after one of them broke into a house have both been jailed.
The set up promises to be one of the largest in the UK in terms of its geographical reach and would be sustainable for the long term.
Cumbria County Council is leading a charge to secure up to A 4.49m of works on the western edge of Penrith.