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1 hr ago | 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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5 hrs ago | 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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9 hrs ago | 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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13 hrs ago | 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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17 hrs ago | News and Star

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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19 hrs ago | 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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19 hrs ago | 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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23 hrs ago | 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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23 hrs ago | 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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News and Star

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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Thewestmorland Gazette

Behind the News: Businesses and residents remain against parking meters plan for Lake District

A council committee has voted nine-to-four to them going on eight streets in South Lakeland; The Glebe in Bowness; Wansfell and Lake Road, Ambleside, and Stramongate, Allhallows Lane, Maude Street, Gillinggate and Dowker's Lane in Kendal.

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Thewestmorland Gazette

Ulverston drivers warned of road closure for essential sewer works

United Utilities engineers need to install a manhole, chamber and pipework several metres deep as part of a project to expand the capacity of the town's sewers.

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Thewestmorland Gazette

Furness Abbey medieval fair to return in August

English Heritage curator Susan Harrison with the Furness Abbey crozier which will go on show at the Medieval Fair in August FURNESS Abbey Fellowship has announced that they will be holding their second medieval fair at Furness Abbey near Barrow on Saturday August 30. The Iron Shepherds will also demonstrate crafts and provide a glimpse into the ... (more)

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Thewestmorland Gazette

The Westmorland Gazette: Three detached houses at Ulverston turned down at appeal

NEARLY 50 'affordable' homes have come on the market in Kendal in a new development at Cragg Close, off Rydal Road, in Sandylands, Kendal.

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Product News - Arc'teryx Lakeland Revival

Having trouble affording your next expedition due to the cost of the kit and clothing? Then why not hire from Expedition Kit Hire? Did you know that all BMC members can now read Summit magazine on their phones and tablets for free with our new app? We welcome Dave MacLeod to the Mountain Equipment store, Manchester at 7pm on Thursday 3rd July for a ... (more)

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News and Star

Four Cumbrian open spaces named among best in Britain

Four open spaces in the county were today praised for their fantastic flowers, great greenery and the community spirit that surrounds them.

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Thewestmorland Gazette

Training exercise turns into real-life rescue for Kendal team

The team had been at Grayrigg carrying out a fake rescue on a male with a supposed ankle injury, when they were called out to Sedbergh following reports a woman had injured her ankle for real.

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North-West Evening Mail

Millom health services set for major revamp

THOUSANDS of Millom residents who took to the streets could see their protests pay off with a proposed major revamp of health services in the town.

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