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The Westmorland Gazette: South Lakes declares zero tolerance on fly-tippers
Latest figures show that in 2013/14 South Lakeland District Council staff investgated 617 reported cases of fly-tipping in the district.
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Mon Apr 14, 2014
Legal team appointed to handle Kendal house sales
SOUTH Lakeland housebuilder Russell Armer has appointed the property team at solicitors Harrison Drury to handle legal aspects of the sale of new homes in Cumbria.
South Lakeland is 'relatively healthy' but has 'pockets of deprivation and 'excess winter deaths'
At a meeting of South Lakeland District Council's Cabinet, the eight-page council plan for the next five years was roundly supported.
North-West Evening Mail
Security costs A 5k at disused Ulverston facility
Gill Rise, a 20-bed assessment unit in Stanley Street, Ulverston, for people with dementia, was closed in July 2012 when its services were moved to the Dane Garth facility in Barrow.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Behind the News: Dog fouling in South Lakeland
This, on the whole, is picked up and disposed of by responsible dog walkers. but sadly, some also ends up littering pavements and public areas - including land outside Sandside Lodge School at Ulverston.
Calls for Wales to follow Lake District moves with restrictions on second homes
The chair of the Snowdonia National Park says Welsh planners must follow the lead of the Lake District after officials there called for restrictions on second homes.
Lancashire Evening Post
Young auctioneer meets royalty at farming centre
Ian Atkinson, 23, from Scorton, near Garstang, had just returned from a study trip to New Zealand and Australia, in time to help with lambing a flock of 650 sheep on his family farm.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Ian Rule asks: Why is Copeland left picking up the bill?
WE are always beset by political problems. What seems to me to be special about the present is that most of our problems derive from two sources.
COMMENT: Kendal needs a strong and vibrant hospital run by the NHS
It provides a range of services on the doorstep of people who live in the heart of South Lakeland.
Ulverston special school becomes first in county to receive UNICEF Rights Respecting Award
A SPECIAL special school in South Lakeland is the first in the county to be presented with the Level 1 UNICEF Rights Respecting Schools Award .
Disadvantaged children from across South Lakeland set to benefit from charity funding boost
DISADVANTAGED young people from across South Lakeland are set to benefit as leading charitable organisations in the area prepare for a welcome funding boost.
Forty years since the creation of Copeland
IT is 40 years this month since Copeland came into being when local government reorganisation changed the face of the whole county.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Battle over on-street parking charges in Ambleside
A final decision was put on hold last Thursday but Cumbria County Council insists the charges will come into force as part of A 24.4m savings being made in its 2014/15 budget.
SLDC and National Park seek planning powers to restrict holiday and second homes
SOUTH Lakeland District Council is making a bid to be given new powers to try and limit the number of second and holiday homes in the area.
Delight as Prince Charles visits South Lakeland
HE is no stranger to the farming community so there was little surprise that Prince Charles beamed with delight as he toured a South Lakeland auction mart.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Former South Lakeland soldier given suspended sentence for ammunition offence
A FORMER South Lakeland soldier has been given a suspended prison sentence for taking machine gun ammunition home with him after a training exercise in Wales.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
North-West Evening Mail
Store giant to consider reviving plan to build Ulverston supermarket
A MAJOR supermarket chain has not ruled out building more stores in South Cumbria after its latest Lake District triumph.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
The Westmorland Gazette: Witham: Don't dump here warn council as latest fly-tippers are fined
Latest figures show that in 2013/14 South Lakeland District Council staff investigated 617 reported cases of fly-tipping in the district.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
THREE members of a family who run a Kendal takeaway have all been banned from driving.
Marmaris Kebabs and Pizza House owner Sultan Basanmay, 48, of Kent Street, Kendal, and his sons Cuma Basanmay, 31, of Moore Field Close, Kendal, and Dervis Basanmay, 32, of Linaker Street, Southport, all pleaded guilty to a series of motoring offences.
Cumbria aims to win 24m in bid to create 15,000 jobs
On the factory floor at Gilbert Gilkes and Gordon are Charles Crewdson of Gilkes with Coun Peter Thornton and David Sykes of People Places CUMBRIA'S captains of industry want to win A 24 million in cash to give extra firepower to a new 10-year economic plan which has 15,000 new jobs as its headline target.