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1 hr ago | Thewestmorland Gazette

Vikings invade corn mill

VIKING STRIFE: Warring Vikings 'invaded' a South Lakeland village at the weekend - drawing big crowds over two days to see what life was like in an ancient settlement.

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3 hrs ago | News and Star

Carlisle residents win battle over problem trees

Residents of a Carlisle street have won a lengthy battle against problem trees - while others claim they have been ignored.

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4 hrs ago | North-West Evening Mail

Millom clock tower owners ticked off by grant refusal

A FATHER and son have been left ticked off after they were refused grants towards a A 10,000 clock tower refurbishment.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

News and Star

Pigeon fanciers' fears after up to 1,000 birds go missing

Pigeon fanciers across Cumbria are waiting for scores of birds which failed to return from a race which started in the Lancashire town of Garstang.

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Salisbury Journal

Reassurances on N-plant cancer risk

Children currently living near Sellafield or Dounreay nuclear plants are not at an increased risk of developing cancer compared to peers in other parts of Britain , researchers have said.

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News and Star

Leisure centre go-ahead for Workington

Controversial plans for a new A 9.41m leisure centre in Workington have been given the go-ahead by Allerdale council planners.

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Newsday

Police collision referred to IPCC

A crash between a police vehicle and a car in Cumbria has been referred to the Independent Police Complaints Commission.

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Thewestmorland Gazette

Parking meters plans for Bowness, Ambleside and Kendal now 'on ice' after Tories call it in

UPDATED: Parking meters plans for Bowness, Ambleside and Kendal now 'on ice' after Tories call it in Coun James Airey, leader of the Conservatives on the county council, confirmed this afternoon that his group is formally seeking a review of the decision - called a 'call in'.

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News and Star

Cumbrian man facing 17 sex charges has case sent to crown court

A man from Cleator Moor charged with 17 sexual offences spanning a 35-year period has had his case sent to the crown court.

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Thewestmorland Gazette

CCTV image released after bike damaged at Grange rail station

BRITISH Transport Police officers have released a CCTV image of a youth they want to speak to after a bike was damaged at Grange-over-Sands rail station.

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Chronicle Live

Former kickboxing champion Freddie Ibbotson aims to put boot into cancer

Bodies are being brought to the Netherlands to be identified, as the families of John Alder and Liam Sweeney wait to get their loved ones home Keep up to date with all the action from Newcastle United's pre-season clash with Sydney FC at the Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin, New Zealand Battling Freddie Ibbotson has endured bowel, liver and lung ... (more)

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News and Star

Protest petitions over plans to keep dogs on leads in Allerdale's parks

More than 250 people have had their say on rules that will order dog owners to keep their pets on leads.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

West Cumberland Times and Star

New Photos: Sun shone on Sealy Spyatstock

Aspatria was alive with the sound of live music last weekend as the town hosted its first three-day music festival.

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News and Star

Shoplifter banned from Carlisle city centre shops

A woman who police say has hundreds of previous shoplifting convictions has been given an antisocial behaviour order preventing her from entering a huge number of shops in Carlisle.

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News and Star

Huge bill to replace street lights being removed by Electricity North West

Council chiefs face a near A 2 million bill to replace street lights being taken down by a power firm.

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News and Star

Carlisle man turned to drug dealing after friend's death

A young cocaine dealer who blamed his decision to peddle the deadly drug on the tragic death of his best friend has been locked up.

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Thewestmorland Gazette

'Postpone parking meters plan' Federation of Small Businesses tells council

THE Federation of Small Businesses is refusing to back down in its fight against on-street parking charges being brought into towns and villages in the Lake District and Cumbria.

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Theboltonnews.co.uk

Tonge Moor animal lover celebrates 50th birthday by walking from coast-to-coast

Alison Whittaker wanted to mark her 50th birthday in a special way so decided to complete the 192-mile walk from St Bees in Cumbria to Robin Hood's Bay with her friend Cate Meagher.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Sunday Herald

New drivers prove to be kings of road

Learner drivers gearing up to take their first driving test are twice as likely to pass in Scotland as those in London, according to research.

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Gapers Block

Pitchfork Music Festival: Day 2 In Review

Day two of Pitchfork Music Festival brought the heat with stacked acts of tour-de-force musical performances one after the other, all day long.

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