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24 min ago | Thewestmorland Gazette

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 .

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10 hrs ago | Thewestmorland Gazette

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.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Thewestmorland Gazette

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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Thewestmorland Gazette

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STAFF at South Lakeland District Council are to join public sector colleagues nationwide in a 24-hour walk-out tomorrow.

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Thewestmorland Gazette

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.

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Thewestmorland Gazette

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.

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Thewestmorland Gazette

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.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Thewestmorland Gazette

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.

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Thewestmorland Gazette

Electricity North West is to invest 230,000 to deal with power blackouts in South Lakeland villages

Homes in Levens and Brigsteer, as well as parts of Kendal, went without electricity over the weekend after another power cut hit Cumbria.

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Thewestmorland Gazette

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.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

Thewestmorland Gazette

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.

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Sat Jul 05, 2014

TMCnet

Call Center Software Week in Review

Call centers are the backbone of several industries, including the indispensable customer service sector.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

Thewestmorland Gazette

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.

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Thewestmorland Gazette

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.

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Thewestmorland Gazette

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.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Thewestmorland Gazette

Councillors use area allowances to buy defibrillators for public use

TWO South Lakeland councillors have used their special 'area improvement' allowances to buy life-saving equipment for use in their local wards.

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Thewestmorland Gazette

THE race is on to save one of the Lake District's busiest tourist information centres from closing.

Windermere Tourist Information Centre will shut its doors at the end of the summer season unless volunteers and financial support are found.

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Thewestmorland Gazette

PICTURE: Rare bird turns up for a wade in South Lakeland water after Greece and Turkey turns too hot

The rare glossy ibis was first spotted just south of Milnthorpe on June 17 and has been sighted most days since.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

North-West Evening Mail

Blackpool to Eiffel Tower bike success for Cumbria charity team

COMPETITORS in the upcoming Tour de France will set off on their epic race towards the Champs Elysee from North Yorkshire this weekend.

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Thewestmorland Gazette

SLDC planners back homes plan for flood-hit playing field - despite more than 100 objections

FOURTEEN new houses are to be built on a flood-hit Kendal playing field despite more than 100 objections from nearby residents.

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