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3 hrs ago | Thewestmorland Gazette

Casterton community are a warm-hearted lot

A CHURCH congregation which shivered its way through last winter has given a warm summer welcome to some kind-hearted community intervention.

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6 hrs ago | Theboltonnews.co.uk

Horwich motorcyclist 'paid dear price for minor misjudgement' in Cumbria death crash

A MOTORCYCLIST killed while driving on the wrong side of the road was "misled" by a dip in the road - causing him to think the highway ahead was clear.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Boston Standard

'We're cycling up to Gretna Green to get married'

Marcus Kenning and fianci 1 2 Maria Whitaker from, Main Road, Wrangle are cycling to Gretna Green to get married The cycle-mad pair will be jumping on their bikes from their home in Main Road, Wrangle, on August 30 to reach the venue at Gretna Green in Scotland.

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News and Star

New nuclear store process ignores our views, says Copeland council leader

A new process to find a site for an underground repository for high-level nuclear waste in Cumbria is lacking detail, it has been claimed.

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Thewestmorland Gazette

10 weeks in Tanzania sees 19-year-old appeal for volunteers

A KENDAL teenager who spent ten weeks in Tanzania helping to educate hundreds of people about the importance of water quality has urged those unsure as to their next move in life to consider volunteering.

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News and Star

Cumbria police investigate sex attack on girl, 9, in park

Officers were called to the cafe in Vulcan Park, Workington, at 5.35pm yesterday after a report the youngster had been attacked.

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News and Star

Police ask for takeaway 'bouncers' to help curb late night disorder

Security staff could soon be patrolling town centre takeaways as part of efforts to cut down on rowdy night-time behaviour.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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