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1 hr ago | Daily Echo
POLICE and fire chiefs have today praised the heroic efforts of passers-by who pulled a Hampshire family from the wreckage of their car - moments before it burst into flames.
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2 hrs ago | Lancaster Guardian
Food chain Booths is working with Lancaster University to research buying habits in a bid to reduce shoppers' carbon footprints.
5 hrs ago | Western morning News
I've got to be honest - I've always had a soft spot for Mazdas, ever since I had a second-hand 2.0-litre two-door coupe back in the Eighties.
9 hrs ago | Morecambe Visitor
A replacement window ended up costing a shop owner 500 more than he bargained for after he fell foul of strict planning rules.
Police have objected to plans for a 3,000 capacity Cumbria music festival due to concerns over crime and safety.
A Workington sex attacker who got into a woman's flat and groped her while she was asleep on the sofa has been jailed for five years.
Several members of the public have been praised for helping with the rescue after a Mercedes estate collided with a Ford Ranger SUV in the Lake District.
Around 250 vehicles - including classic cars, military transport, buses and tractors - are on display today and tomorrow at seven rally sites in the two towns.
A SAFETY double has been achieved thanks to the efforts of workers at a division of the James Cropper papermill.
Owners Rachel Partington and Dave Windsor created the store in six days since getting licensing permission from South Lakeland District Council.
At 1.13 pm on Thursday police were called to a report of an incident at the Cumberland Building Society on Station Road, Silloth where a staff members within the branch were threatened with a knife and cash demands made.
The event aims to address challenges thrown up by the current consultation on CAP payments and its potential impact on the way upland farms, moorland and forestry are managed.
Workington's Uppies and Downies mass football game got off to a flying start for the Downies, who won the first match of the series.
Livos Energy Limited wants to create a 60-acre development at a site south of the A596 at Prospect and a 100-acre park on land at Pasture Farm, between Westnewton and Aspatria.
A paedophile has been jailed after committing incest with his 23-year-old daughter he gave up for adoption when she was a baby.
THE death of an Ulverston man who choked on his own vomit has led to fears that methadone abuse is "rearing its head" in the area.
A determined gas worker is set to return to work a year after nearly losing his life in a horror smash.