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4 hrs ago | Thewestmorland Gazette
Wyn Clayton, 67, of Aikrigg Avenue, Kendal, is hoping to raise A 2,000 by riding from Land's End to John O'Groats.
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8 hrs ago | This Is Lancashire
Mr Salmond will again insist that Scotland will keep the pound, despite the pointed refusal of all major UK parties to agree to a currency union People in the north of England would still be able to work and trade in an independent Scotland without changing currency, First Minister Alex Salmond will say today.
10 hrs ago | Daily Mail
Teacher pays A 1,000 to hire HELICOPTER to search for boxer dog who went missing in Lake District wilderness for five days after he bolted off lead... and found him A missing dog has been found after a plea for help by his owners went viral on the internet attracting the attention of Hollywood stars and raising A 1,000 to fund a helicopter to help ... (more)
14 hrs ago | Thewestmorland Gazette
Famed for starring in Star Wars and Harry Potter, the actor and his family spent a weekend camping in Keswick for an episode of ITV's Weekend Escapes with Warwick Davis.
14 hrs ago | Thewestmorland Gazette
A A 1.2million lounge, Otter Lodge, will be officially opened by the acting Mayor of Grange-over-Sands, Coun Tricia Thomas, at the Lakeland Holiday Park, Flookburgh, on May 2. It will provide a place for the park's 550 caravan owners to meet with friends and have a drink or a meal.
15 hrs ago | Thewestmorland Gazette
Jamie Lund, National Trust regional archaeologist, Allan Steward of Levens Local History Group, Mark Brennand, Cumbria historical environment officer and Stephen Read Gill Wood of Levens Local History Group A COMMUNITY archaeology venture is to be extended to assess how the ecology of South Lakeland has changed in the aeons since the last Ice Age.
16 hrs ago | News and Star
A woman who says she has been plagued for years by fly-tippers and antisocial behaviour is calling for an alleygate to be installed beside her home.
19 hrs ago | Thewestmorland Gazette
A CARER stole cash from the home of a vulnerable Kendal pensioner who he was supposed to be looking after, a court was told.
20 hrs ago | Thewestmorland Gazette
A 24-year-old from Underbarrow suffered a broken nose and a 26-year-old from Kendal received a possible fractured thumb as a result.
Walney Island and St Bees in Cumbria enjoyed the best of the sunshine as the mercury rocketed to 19.6C.
Resurfacing work costing A 1m is to be carried out on a section of the A591 Kendal bypass in Cumbria.
Life expectancy for both men and women across Cumbria has continued to rise over the past decade, with women in some areas reaching an average age of 84. But although it looks positive, expects are warning that a long life does doesn't always mean a healthy one.
A new petition against council plans to introduce on-street parking charges collected more than 300 signatures in less than 24 hours.
The ten-day event will run from April 26 to May 5 and feature over 30 walks and activities designed to appeal to all ages and abilities.
SHIPPING enthusiasts have launched an ambitious scheme to buy a former Royal Navy submarine and berth her on the Clyde as an exhibit.
DETAILS of how a Barrow man died in a Thai prison more than two years ago should finally be revealed when an inquest into his death is held next month.
A west Cumbrian vicar is set to take on a gruelling 1,000 mile pilgrimage to help raise funds for the Great North Air Ambulance.