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6 hrs ago | North-West Evening Mail

Unemployment across Cumbria falls by 4.1%

Figures released yesterday show unemployment has fallen by 77,000 nationally in the past three months bringing the rate of overall unemployment below seven per cent.

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10 hrs ago | Thewestmorland Gazette

COMMENT: - Fragile' areas of Lakes need protection against second homes

Their proliferation has driven away local families and undermined the long-term viability of once-bustling villages by turning them into sleepy weekend retreats.

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14 hrs ago | Longridge Today

Apprentice met Prince Charles on Lakeland visit

Ian Atkinson, 23, from Scorton, 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.

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15 hrs ago | Thewestmorland Gazette

Last chance to have your say on future of services on Windermere

The Lake Windermere Service Survey 2014 is being carried out by South Lakeland District Council and the Lake District National Park Authority .

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Thewestmorland Gazette

Kendal residents fear cul-de-sac could turn into a 'rat run'

CUL de sac residents have taken action against plans which could see their street turned into an access road for a 189-home estate.

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Thewestmorland Gazette

Parents of missing man found dead in Windermere praise local community for its support

THE heartbroken parents of a missing man found dead in Windermere broke down in tears today as they praised the 'wonderful community spirit' of people in the South Lakes.

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Thewestmorland Gazette

South Lakeland pub gets top community honour from Thwaites

THE Kings Arms at Burton-in-Kendal has scooped the Best Community Involvement accolade at the Thwaites Awards for Excellence 2014.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Thewestmorland Gazette

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

Thewestmorland Gazette

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.

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Thewestmorland Gazette

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.

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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.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Thewestmorland Gazette

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.

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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.

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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.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Whitehaven News

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.

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Thewestmorland Gazette

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.

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Thewestmorland Gazette

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 .

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Thewestmorland Gazette

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.

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Whitehaven News

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.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Thewestmorland Gazette

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.

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