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1 hr ago | News and Star

Doctors gave men life-saving treatment at scene of road crash

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.

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5 hrs ago | News and Star

Cumbrian man in court for chopping up fallen tree

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.

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9 hrs ago | Thewestmorland Gazette

Traders in Furness pass under-age alcohol test

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.

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10 hrs ago | North-West Evening Mail

Search to recruit Barrow firefighting crew to tackle major incidents

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.

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12 hrs ago | News and Star

Three in Carlisle court charged with conspiring to supply cocaine

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.

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16 hrs ago | Thewestmorland Gazette

Age UK launches mobile charity shop - believed to be first in the country

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.

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17 hrs ago | Morecambe Visitor

Devil's warning to Tombstoners risking their lives for a thrill

Reckless daredevils have been spotted attempting the dangerous 'tombstoning' at the bridge, two years after a man died at the spot.

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17 hrs ago | The Cumberland News

Thousands of people attend Potfest celebration

Potfest in the Park 2014 took place at Hutton-in-the-Forrest, near Penrith. First run in 2001, it attracts potters from all over the world who display and sell their work.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

North-West Evening Mail

Report calls for South Cumbria mental health improvements

URGENT funding and support to provide the highest level of care for children with mental health problems is needed in South Cumbria, experts warn.

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North-West Evening Mail

Gill tells of joy as she's put forward for Heart of Ulverston award

ONE of the unsung heroes behind a school's success was "gobsmacked" to learn she had been nominated for a Heart of Ulverston award.

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News and Star

Carlisle bar brawl trio sentenced by city court

Three men - including one who was involved in a money laundering operation - have admitted being involved in a brawl in a Carlisle pub.

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Thewestmorland Gazette

The Westmorland Gazette: Authority to be the host with toast at morning gathering

A STRATEGY to maintain high standards of health and wellbeing outlined in a five-year plan has been supported by South Lakeland District Council.

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Explorer Ranulph Fiennes backs Union Cairn monument

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.

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North-West Evening Mail

South Cumbria fracking licences up for grabs

FRACKING licences are up for grabs across South Cumbria, after a massive expansion of drilling was given the go-ahead.

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Thewestmorland Gazette

THOUSANDS of pounds of tools have been stolen from an 'isolated building' close to Kirkby Lonsdale.

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.

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Thewestmorland Gazette

Outdoor firms flock to Lakes fair to show off their wares

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)

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Thewestmorland Gazette

business-to-business trade show for the UK's outdoor retail sector.

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, Scotland, Ireland and the South West to South Lakeland, which is a real centre for outdoor traders."

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Thewestmorland Gazette

Wind farm company seeks permission to keep Killington test mast in place

A PLANNING application to allow a test wind mast to stay on the site of a possible wind farm site in south Cumbria has been submitted to South Lakeland District Council.

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Woman raises A 6,000 for Carlisle hospital equipment after mum's death

High-tech new equipment on hospital wards will ensure the legacy of a woman who battled breast cancer is not forgotten.

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Thewestmorland Gazette

Open days to be held in Arnside as fire service looks to recruit 'on-call' members

OPEN days are to be held in Arnside for local people looking to find out more about becoming on-call firefighters.

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