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1 hr ago | 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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5 hrs ago | 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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9 hrs ago | 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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9 hrs ago | 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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9 hrs ago | 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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10 hrs ago | 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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12 hrs ago | UKClimbing.com

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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14 hrs ago | 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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14 hrs ago | 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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14 hrs ago | 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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16 hrs ago | News and Star

Cumbria's top 10 picnic spots - according to tourism chiefs

As Cumbria continues to bask in hot sunshine, tourist chiefs have come up with a list of the best places for a picnic.

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17 hrs ago | North-West Evening Mail

Cumbria domestic violence victim speaks out after ex-partner convicted

Michael Jacques, 50, from Sandgate, Penrith, pleaded guilty at Carlisle Magistrates' Court on Friday and was sentenced to 140 days in prison suspended for 12 months.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Thewestmorland Gazette

a Devoted lollipop lady has retired from her South Lakeland school duties after more than 17 years.

Kirkby-in-Furness's Burlington CE School said goodbye to Gail Burns as classes broke up on Friday but she will not be replaced.

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News and Star

Stranded boats prompt RNLI safety warnings

Life-saving advice has been issued following two separate incidents where stranded sailors did not have life jackets or radios.

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News and Star

Police attend Currock Road crash

All of the cars involved are registered to Carlisle addresses. They are a Ford Focus, Honda Civic and Vauxhall Meriva.

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Megalithic Portal News

Castle Howe

Castle Howe is a small volcanic " lump" guarding Wrynose Pass and is locally known as a Neolithic hill fort.

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Darlington and Stockton Times

Runners prepares for tough five-day challenge

AN amateur runner is tackling a marathon challenge as he bids to raise money for a charity which helps children with cancer.

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The Northern Echo

a Folk festival lived up to its billing as a "right old song and dance" over the weekend.

The 25th Durham Folk Party attracted traditional musicians and dance troupes from across the North, making their now annual pilgrimage to the city for the last weekend in July.

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Boston Standard

Mark's tale of hope aims to inspire others

Abused in care, sectioned to a mental health hospital after attempting suicide and homeless for a short time, Mark Edwards had, by his own admission, a terrible start to life.

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News and Star

Burglar cried out after being hit with door he was hiding behind

A man came across a burglar in his home when he swung open a door and heard someone cry "Ouch!" Mark Whitehead, 27, had been hiding behind the door in the Workington home of Keith Elliott after targeting the house in a raid, a court heard.

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