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The Westmorland Gazette: Single mum-of-two fined for striking police officer in the face
AN apprentice mechanic received a six-month ban after driving his car without due care and attention and with no insurance.
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Sat Jul 12, 2014
Mass meeting in Bowness as clock ticks down on parking charges decision
CAMPAIGNERS have gathered on The Glebe in Bowness today in a show of strength against on-street parking charges before a crunch decision is made next week.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Planning applications submitted to the Lake District National Park Authority
Ambleside : Addition of balcony to holiday letting flat adjoining main part of house, at Chanctonbury, Hawkshead Hill, for S. Saczek; confirmation of compliance with condition no.
Kendal charity to go mobile with pop-up shop in town centre
A mobile shop will set up in a prominent part of Kendal's Market Place - just a few yards from its shop at 17 Finkle Street and will sell items between 10am and 3pm.
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Thu Jul 10, 2014
Get well wishes after senior councillor seriously injured in 30ft fall at home
Liberal Democrat Coun Jo Stephenson suffered a broken pelvis, punctured lung and chest injuries following an incident last Friday morning .
County council staff in walk out over pay
The picket line outside Kendal's County Hall this morning. Right (Maddy Wilkinson of GMB and Jenny Martin of Unison THERE was no burning braziers or donkey jackets in Kendal today but strikers were out in t-shirts and shorts in the shadow of County Hall.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Businessman's plan for Studio-Loft re-opening
Studio-Loft will be resurrected by Lakeland Radio presenter and local DJ Andrew Milliard and could be open in six to eight weeks.
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STAFF at South Lakeland District Council are to join public sector colleagues nationwide in a 24-hour walk-out tomorrow.
Jobs, homes and growth on the menu after multi-million economy boost
THOUSANDS of jobs and homes are on the way to Cumbria after the Government announced a multi-million pound shot-in-the-arm to the county's economy.
Man begs to be sent to jail after being caught drink-driving for a third time
A MAN begged to be taken into custody after being caught drink-driving for a third time, a court heard.
New cattle testing regime call by Cumbria and Lancashire farmers amid continuing bovine TB concerns
CUMBRIAN and Lancashire farmers are calling on Defra to introduce post-movement testing of cattle which have been brought to the area from bovine TB hotspots and edge zones.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Huge poppy to mark anniversary of WW1 carved into popular South Lakeland visitor attraction
A POPULAR South Lakeland visitor attraction is paying its own tribute to mark the anniversary of the start of the First World War.
DRIVING thousands of miles across Europe in an old banger might sound like a recipe for disaster.
But three students from South Lakeland plan to journey from Milnthorpe to Slovakia in a car that cost them just A 500, in a bid to raise money for Dementia UK.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
NOSTALGIA: The only South Lakeland man to become an Archbishop
Locally he is commemorated by the Sandys family who live at Graythwaite, close to Esthwaite Hall, where he was born in 1519 and, also, by Hawkshead's Grammar School building which he founded shortly before his death in 1588.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
Call Center Software Week in Review
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Fri Jul 04, 2014
KENDAL is celebrating its small independent businesses today.
Buying from local shops can make a real difference, with figures showing that if every adult in Kendal spent just A 5 per week in their local independent shops it is estimated it would be worth an extra A 5.1 million to the local economy, according to Totally Locally UK.
Warwick Davis backs South Lakeland's new charitable online market
'Beacon' is an online community-based shop where a percentage of every sale goes directly to St Mary's Hospice, Ulverston.
a South Lakeland fell runner came agonisingly close to breaking an incredible record at the weekend.
Sedbergh's Adam Perry scaled 77 Lake District peaks in under 24 hours - the equivalent of one and a half times the height of Mount Everest - covering 95 miles.