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14 hrs ago | This Is Lancashire

Salmond appeals to border community

Mr Salmond will again insist that Scotland will keep the pound, despite the pointed refusal of all major UK parties to agree to a currency union People in the north of England would still be able to work and trade in an independent Scotland without changing currency, First Minister Alex Salmond will say today.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Thewestmorland Gazette

Eden to host national uplands management conference

The event aims to address challenges thrown up by the current consultation on CAP payments and its potential impact on the way upland farms, moorland and forestry are managed.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

News and Star

A 1,200 reward to catch yobs who slayed animals on allotment

Three kind-hearted men are offering a A 1,200 reward after being left sickened by the horrific killing of animals on a Penrith allotment.

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Related Topix: Cumbria County, England, World News, United Kingdom

News and Star

Hundreds sign up to fight Cumbria on-street parking fees plan

From left, councillor Willie Whalen, Julia Clifford, Viv Dodd secretary of Carlisle City Centre Business Group, Jo Clifford from Curves, Jenny Key, of Neil's Carpet Shop, Chris Corrieri, from Brucciani's and Angela Corrieri, from Fun 2 Do Cumbria County Council's decision to introduce on-street charges was part of its multi-million pound savings ... (more)

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

News and Star

Firms to quiz senior Cumbria councillor over parking charges

Businesses in one Cumbrian market town are preparing to take their concerns over proposed parking charges straight to the top.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

News and Star

Bus firm Stagecoach announces fares rise

Bus company Stagecoach has announced a rise in general fares in Cumbria - handing out another problem to hard-hit high street shops.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Cumberland News

Cumbrian food and drink champions enjoy sweet taste of success

The strength, depth and diversity of the county's food sector were underlined at the Cumbria Life Food and Drink Awards.

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News and Star

Parking charges could be illegal, say Carlisle council's leaders

Carlisle council leader Colin Glover, his deputy Elsie Martlew and members of the city centre business group believe Cumbria County Council may be acting unlawfully under parking legislation and have called for a rethink.

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The Cumberland News

Award for Cumbrian flood hero

Well done: The presentation at in Penrith. From left, Councillor Barry Doughty, Cumbria Fire and Rescue Chief Fire Officer Ian Cartwright, Colin and Christine Smithson from Kirkbride, and Elizabeth Young Without hesitation he ran to the freezing water and waded through before finally managing to force open the driver's door.

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Thewestmorland Gazette

Ferrets killed and stabbed, hen beheaded and duck put down after 'horrific' allotment attack

The incidents all took place at the Castletown Allotments at Gilwilly Lane, Penrith, sometime between the 6-8 April, after unknown offenders broke into the allotments.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

Thewestmorland Gazette

Boost for disabled tourists to Eden

PENRITH and the Border MP Rory Stewart has praised the work done in Eden to help disabled people enjoy activities that able-bodied tourists take for granted.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

News and Star

Cumbrian man charged with causing death by dangerous driving

Ryan Glendinning, 23, is accused of being responsible for the death of Dominic Loftus at Greystoke, near Penrith, last year.

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Sun Apr 06, 2014

Thewestmorland Gazette

Cumbrian accountancy firm marks 130th anniversary with search for past employees

SAINTLY BUNCH: From left, Paul Alderson, Graeme Metcalfe and John Marshall. Between them, they have worked for Saint & Co for almost 127 years.

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Sat Apr 05, 2014

Scotsman.com

Jane Bradley: Stuck in the Middleland with you

TURNS out I am exactly the same as you. Well, not all of you - but the 70 per cent of you living in the Lowlands.

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Thewestmorland Gazette

The Westmorland Gazette: Concerned friends listen to the police briefing

Around 80 people now searching Lake District for missing 20-year-old Matthew Jordan who police say has 'vanished' Breaking news Around 80 people now searching Lake District for missing 20-year-old Matthew Jordan who police say has 'vanished' SEARCH parties are today scouring streets, woods, sheds and the shoreline of Windermere in a massive public ... (more)

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

West Cumberland Times and Star

Tributes paid to town baker feared dead

Tributes have been paid to a popular Cockermouth man who is believed to have been hit and killed by a train.

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News and Star

Cumbrian flood hero to get bravery award

An amateur photographer who rescued a woman trapped in rising flood waters will be commended for his heroism by Cumbrian fire chiefs next week.

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News and Star

Start of street parking charges delayed by council

Plans to introduce on-street parking charges in Cumbria have been delayed - but a council leader insists they will still come into force.

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

Thewestmorland Gazette

COMMENT: First World War stories have an important resonance today

The Westmorland Gazette's appeal for stories about local people involved in or affected by the First World War has attracted an amazing response.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

Darlington and Stockton Times

New dairy unit sees the return of cows at college

NEW life has been breathed back into Newton Rigg College and now, after an absence of milking cows for 13 years, a state-ofthe- art dairy unit has been officially opened on a greenfield site.

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