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17 hrs ago | North-West Evening Mail

Ulverston brewer wins two golds at beer festival

It fought off competition from as many as 28 countries with their fruit beer Damson scoring gold in the fruit or vegetable category.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

North-West Evening Mail

Ulverston volunteer wins praise for church gardening

A VOLUNTEER whose constant gardening has helped keep her local church looking picturesque for two decades, has been nominated for a Heart of Ulverston award.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

North-West Evening Mail

Gill tells of joy as she's put forward for Heart of Ulverston award

ONE of the unsung heroes behind a school's success was "gobsmacked" to learn she had been nominated for a Heart of Ulverston award.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

North-West Evening Mail

Ulverston supermarket row set to reignite

The long-running debate over plans for a supermarket in Brewery Street, Ulverston could go back to square one after a judicial review in Manchester on September 30. But if a judge finds that SLDC did not follow proper planning procedure, the council will be forced to review the application in full.

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Thewestmorland Gazette

Furness Abbey medieval fair to return in August

English Heritage curator Susan Harrison with the Furness Abbey crozier which will go on show at the Medieval Fair in August FURNESS Abbey Fellowship has announced that they will be holding their second medieval fair at Furness Abbey near Barrow on Saturday August 30. The Iron Shepherds will also demonstrate crafts and provide a glimpse into the ... (more)

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Thewestmorland Gazette

The Westmorland Gazette: Three detached houses at Ulverston turned down at appeal

NEARLY 50 'affordable' homes have come on the market in Kendal in a new development at Cragg Close, off Rydal Road, in Sandylands, Kendal.

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North-West Evening Mail

Ulverston road closure for sewer work

United Utilities engineers are installing a manhole, chamber and pipework several metres deep as part of a project to expand the capacity of the town's sewers.

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North-West Evening Mail

We weren't prepared for this, say Ulverston Scouts

THEY might "be prepared" for any eventuality but a team of young Ulverston volunteers were caught by surprise when they were nominated for an award for their hard work.

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North-West Evening Mail

Furness charities to bid for A 20k funding pot

FURNESS charities are being given the chance to apply for a share of A 20,000 made up from donations by shipyard employees.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Thewestmorland Gazette

Council fury over being 'forced' to quit historic building

ULVERSTON town councillors have accused South Lakeland District Council of 'forcing' them out of the town hall they have used for 120 years.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

North-West Evening Mail

Almost 300 animals stolen in Barrow, Ulverston and Millom since 2011

TWO lemurs, three turtles and a chicken are just some of the hundreds of animals and pets stolen in Barrow, Ulverston and Millom over the last three years.

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Thewestmorland Gazette

a Plucky schoolgirl is devoting her summer holidays to an epic charity cycle ride.

Ella Parker, of Great Urswick, hopes to pedal 147.5 miles - the same distance as the longest stage of the Tour de France - on the bike she was given for her sev-enth birthday.

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Thewestmorland Gazette

8,000 people say: Save our NHS pharmacies

Ronnie Kershaw, left, of the No Health Sell Off group, hands over signatures to the acting chair of Morecambe Bay Trust John Hutton HEALTH campaigners handed over an 8,000-signature petition to express their anger at the proposed sell-off of hospital pharmacies across Morecambe Bay.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

North-West Evening Mail

New consultation to launch into new homes near Ulverston

At a meeting today members of South Lakeland District Council's Cabinet voted to begin a second six week consultation on a draft development brief for land at Cross-a-Moor, Swarthmoor.

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North-West Evening Mail

Victory in battle for Ulverston wind turbines

The Planning Inspectorate has ruled in favour of community co-operative Baywind Energy and their partners Infinergy by approving the repowering of Furness Wind Farm, at Harlock Hill, near Ulverston.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

North-West Evening Mail

Ulverston campaigners reach fighting fund A 5k target

PROPOSAL A computer-generated image showing how a new supermarket at the Robinsons brewery site in Ulverston could look, above.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Thewestmorland Gazette

Behind the News: The man of steel from the Lake District

CHRIS Brammall has celebrated 20 years as a creative blacksmith, building up from a one-man band to an enterprise which now employs 15. We explore the secret of his success with steel - and checks out how three other Lakeland enterprises are also keeping traditional crafts aliveusing slate, stone and wood.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Thewestmorland Gazette

South Lakes groups receive grants

A number of community groups and projects in South Lakeland have been awarded grants totalling more than A 6,500.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Thewestmorland Gazette

Residents stunned by homes plan for Ford Park at Ulverston

STRAPPED Ulverston charity has upset locals after deciding to sell-off part of the much-loved park it owns.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Thewestmorland Gazette

Ulverston Town Council may move to Coro Hall in SLDC plan

On Monday the 18-member Ulverston Town Council will consider a suggestion from South Lakeland District Council to move to the Coronation Hall.

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