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1 hr ago | Thewestmorland Gazette

Kendal parked car tyres slashed

The vehicle was parked in a driveway on Acre Moss Lane, Hollgarth, when the four tyres were slashed between 4.15am and 4.45am.

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1 hr ago | The Cumberland News

Why more firms are switching to cloud computing

John Nutley: 'A lot of businesses are going for it. I believe it is one of those paradigm shifts in computing' As faster broadband speeds become available across the county more businesses are opting to ditch upfront software and server costs and instead use cloud computing options, accessing their data and IT online.

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1 hr ago | Thewestmorland Gazette

Kendal sure looks blooming good this year, say judges

Queen Katherine School headteacher Gareth Roscoe with the school's Kendal in Bloom award with plot holder Ian Parker and volunteer Heather Fielding "The standard is improving every year, especially with the nice weather we've had," said Kendal in Bloom vice-chairman Phil Walker.

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5 hrs ago | Lancaster and MoreCambe Citizen

Anger over suggestion that 5,000 new homes could be built near Cowan Bridge

AN MP has added his voice to an outpouring of anger over proposals for 5,000 new homes in a small village.

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5 hrs ago | Lancaster and MoreCambe Citizen

Bird hotel is the height of chic

Sam Jones, whose work at Greenlands Farm Village, includes looking after the chickens in the 'hotel' while their owners are on holiday Enterprising Carnforth teenager Sam Jones, 18, can accommodate up to 120 pampered poultry at Chickens on Holiday, his new business venture at Greenlands Farm Village.

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8 hrs ago | Thewestmorland Gazette

No flight of fancy as second osprey pair successfully breed in South Lakeland

CUMBRIA is now home to three pairs of nesting ospreys as Natural England confirmed the arrival of two chicks at their Roudsea Wood reserve in South Lakeland.

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10 hrs ago | The Daily Record

Independence referendum: Daily Record buys cross-border train ticket...

TO be honest, the 13.12 out of Carlisle to Dumfries doesn't feel like of one of the great railway journeys of the world.

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10 hrs ago | New Statesman

From surviving to leading: the women changing how we look at domestic abuse

The past week has seen action from all parties on the issue of violence against women and girls.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Thewestmorland Gazette

Border Regiment troops advance cautiously along the Menin Road in Flanders in 1918

AS HAS been remembered ever since, hostilities, in what was already designated as The Great War, ended with the Armistice on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month of 1918.

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North-West Evening Mail

Evening Mail reaches Barrow Food Bank fundraising target - thanks to your help

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Gazette-news.co.uk

Wind farm company launches new vessel

CWind, which started in 2009, provides services to the offshore wind industry such as equipment, rescue services, inspections and technicians.

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North-West Evening Mail

Ulverston dog show sets tails wagging to help raise money for club

FROM Chihuahuas through to Mastiffs, the little and large of the dog world made an appearance at a canine celebration in Ulverston this bank holiday weekend.

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The Independent

The best streets in Britain: where to stay

After the most desirable postcodes in the UK were revealed, we look at the best B&Bs, hotels and rooms available in the areas Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature.

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News and Star

Sex offences surge draws plea for rethink on driver-only trains

A SURGE in sex offences on trains has prompted a call for the Government not to introduce driver-only trains in Cumbria.

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Lancashire Evening Post

'Despicable' charity box thief caught red-handed yet again

Mason, who is currently serving a theft sentence at HMP Haverigg in Millom, Cumbria, appeared by video link at Preston Magistrates' Court.

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News and Star

Three Cumbrian areas named in top 10 best places to live in England

Three areas of west Cumbria are among the top 10 most desirable places to live in England, new research shows.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

News and Star

Only six parents fined over school absences in Carlisle and Dalston

A Freedom of Information request submitted to Cumbria County Council shows that in the 2013/2014 school year, 39 parents and guardians were issued with fixed penalty notices.

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North-West Evening Mail

Volunteers crucial to success of Ulverston hospice charity shops

WITH just a fifth of its budget coming from the NHS, Ulverston's St Mary's Hospice relies heavily on other sources of income to keep going.

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News and Star

Sales of Cumbria's police buildings raise more than A 1.7m

More than 1.7 million has been raised so far from a sale of police stations and buildings in Cumbria.

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Sunderland Echo

Houghton van man involved in fatal smash

The 45-year-old from Houghton was in a red Fiat van when it was involved in a crash with the 15-year-old's bike at Mecklin Beck, Santon Bridge, Holmrook, in Cumbria.

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