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3 hrs ago | Thewestmorland Gazette

Summer fun fairs at the Glebe in Bowness

The Bowness-on-Windermere Festival of Fun will see a 'days gone by' fair set up on the Glebe from today until Sunday It's complete with traditional fairground rides including a carousel, swing boats and a helter skelter.

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4 hrs ago | Thewestmorland Gazette

The Westmorland Gazette: Devil's Bridge at Kirkby Lonsdale

Anybody who tombstones off the deadly Devil's Bridge could face prosecution for their 'senseless and dangerous' actions, say police.

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4 hrs ago | North-West Evening Mail

Triple showing for arts collective

Kendal Arts Community, a co-operative of multi-media artists, is showcasing its wide and diverse array of talents at three venues in their hometown Launching nearly three years ago to support and promote Kendal artists, artisans, craft workers, writers and musicians, it now has more than 150 active members.

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6 hrs ago | News and Star

Lidl wants to build its largest UK store in west Cumbria

The company is to launch a public consultation on its proposal for a 2,500 square metre store which it has earmarked for Milltoft, off Curzon Street, Maryport.

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6 hrs ago | News and Star

Toddler signs up for colourful charity fun run

Hundreds of people are expected to take part in next month's 'colour run' in the grounds of Muncaster Castle with Egremont toddler Prya Earl, staking a claim to be one of the youngest competitors.

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8 hrs ago | Thewestmorland Gazette

Council fury over being 'forced' to quit historic building

ULVERSTON town councillors have accused South Lakeland District Council of 'forcing' them out of the town hall they have used for 120 years.

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9 hrs ago | Whitehaven News

School's out for ever for Hilary

Hilary Booth, 64, has been at St Bees Village School for 15 years and last week students and staff said a final goodbye.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Whitehaven News

Ministry scuppers bid for Sunday train service

COPELAND Rail Users' Group is "disappointed" that a bid for a summer Sunday service between Whitehaven and Barrow has been turned down.

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News and Star

Armed police sent to deal with domestic incident

Police officers armed with taser guns were called to the scene of a domestic incident in Carlisle this evening which resulted in a man being arrested.

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Planning applications

14/00712/FUL, Higher Crookhey Farm, Garstang Road, Cockerham, construction of a building to accommodate a freezer unit adjacent to existing farm building, for Wallings Ice Cream.

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News and Star

Not voting in parking charges meeting was protest, says Carlisle councillor

In anger at the "done deal" on imposed parking charges in Carlisle, councillors refused to cast their votes in a knife-edge debate - and lost their chance to scupper them.

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Thewestmorland Gazette

YOUNG people have been giving their views on politics and politicians in South Lakeland.

During this month and next, SLDC is welcoming 84 'National Citizen Service' students into South Lakeland House to take part in democracy workshops.

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Thewestmorland Gazette

Six Cumbrian companies make finals of national green tourism awards

CUMBRIA's place as a hotbed for green business has been underlined with six firms named in the top three per cent in Britain.

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Thewestmorland Gazette

82-year-old women have purses pinched by gang, say police

The first incident took place on Friday, July 18 and occurred on Blackhall Road in Kendal at approximately 12:30pm.

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Thewestmorland Gazette

a Plucky schoolgirl is devoting her summer holidays to an epic charity cycle ride.

Ella Parker, of Great Urswick, hopes to pedal 147.5 miles - the same distance as the longest stage of the Tour de France - on the bike she was given for her sev-enth birthday.

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Thewestmorland Gazette

The Westmorland Gazette: APPEAL: Police seek information about assault

A MAJOR criminal inquiry is under way into allegations of alleged child abuse at residential schools across Cumbria - including South Lakeland.

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Whitehaven News

Man, 58 charged with 17 sex offences

A 58-YEAR-OLD man from Cleator Moor charged with 17 sexual offences spanning a 35-year period has been sent to Carlisle Crown Court.

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Thewestmorland Gazette

Residents and visitors bask in sunshine as temperatures soar across South Lakes

THERE were sunny scenes across South Lakeland and north Lancashire this week as locals and visitors alike basked in the scorching temperatures.

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Thewestmorland Gazette

8,000 people say: Save our NHS pharmacies

Ronnie Kershaw, left, of the No Health Sell Off group, hands over signatures to the acting chair of Morecambe Bay Trust John Hutton HEALTH campaigners handed over an 8,000-signature petition to express their anger at the proposed sell-off of hospital pharmacies across Morecambe Bay.

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Thewestmorland Gazette

Disabled woman in desperate search for her rescue pet

A DISABLED woman believes she was the target of would-be thieves who 'inadvertently' let her blind dog loose in South Lakeland.

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