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Thursday | TechEBlog

What This Geek Used Pencils For is Brilliant and There's No Writing Involved

Before we get into what this installation is all about, here are some interesting facts you may not have known about pencils: there's absolutely no risk of lead poisoning if you stab yourself with a pencil because it contains no lead - just a mixture of clay and graphite; graphite is a crystallized form of carbon that was discovered near Keswick, ... (more)

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

News and Star

Poor broadband signal means no temporary Post Office in Keswick

People who use the branch in Keswick will have to go to Threlkeld or Borrowdale for the next fortnight after plans to open a temporary service in the town during a refit were thwarted.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

News and Star

Number of offers received to buy Lake District mountain

Among them is a bid by the Friends of Blencathra, which includes mountaineer Sir Chris Bonington who walked with a group of around 150 people from Keswick to Threlkeld to deliver their bid.

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Thewestmorland Gazette

Funding boost for Grizedale, Eden Arts, Kendal Brewery, Theatre by the Lake and Lakeland Arts

ARTS organisations from across the region have been given the thumbs-up on the funding front - with a particularly hefty hike for Eden Arts.

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Thu Jun 26, 2014

UKClimbing.com

Kettle Crag [Cumbria, England]

Crag features Kettle Crag as it is shown on the OS map is a dirty and vegetated crag facing north.

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Mon Jun 23, 2014

Thewestmorland Gazette

Planning applications submitted to Lake District National Park Authority

Ambleside: Compliance with conditions 7 and 9 on planning application 7/2012/5650, at Rydal hall, Rydal, for M. Cropper, Ellergreen Hydro Ltd; variation of condition no 2 of planning permission L1383/NW1822 to extend occupancy from March 1 until January 4, at Tarn Moss, Neaum Crag, Loughrigg, for C. Amos; conversion of barn to two dwellings, ... (more)

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Tue Jun 17, 2014

Thewestmorland Gazette

Queen's Birthday Honours: Lake District ranger Peter Barron

CUMBRIAN ranger Peter Barron has been recognised for his services to the Lake District and voluntary contributions to mountain rescues.

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Sat Jun 14, 2014

News and Star

Queen's birthday honours for Cumbrians

Hunter Davies says he was so unprepared to be named in the Queen's Birthday Honours that he dismissed the notification letter as a tax demand.

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Fri Jun 13, 2014

IcNetwork

The Honours List June 2014: British Empire Medal

Peter Barron. Ranger Lake District National Park. For services to the Lake District and voluntary service to Mountain Rescue.

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