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16 hrs ago | Thewestmorland Gazette

Councillors to consider approving introducing levy on South Lakeland developments

A LEVY on developers who wish to build anywhere outside the national park is set to go before South Lakeland District Council's cabinet next week for approval.

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16 hrs ago | North-West Evening Mail

Ulverston woman amended her insurance documents using ballpoint pen

Claire Potts told a judge she "panicked" after she was stopped by police and discovered she was not insured to drive her daughter's car.

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17 hrs ago | North-West Evening Mail

Levy could see supermarket profits ploughed into Ulverston

PROPOSALS for a supermarket levy will be discussed ahead of a legal showdown over controversial plans for an Ulverston town centre supermarket.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

North-West Evening Mail

'We will continue fight to put brakes on parking meter plan' in Cumbria

A BID to block controversial parking charges in parts of Cumbria has failed - but the opponents have vowed the fight is not over.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Thewestmorland Gazette

a Medieval fair takes place at Furness Abbey at the end of this month.

The event on August 30 is organised by Furness Abbey Fellowship and takes place at the abbey near Barrow, starting at 10am and ending at 5pm.

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North-West Evening Mail

Report demands drastic overhaul to make Furness Line trains 'fit for purpose'

A MAJOR report is calling for immediate action to put right 'failings' on the Furness railway line.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Thewestmorland Gazette

SLDC's top committee heads to Ulverston with Coro Hall and Ulverston Town Hall on agenda

SOUTH Lakeland District Council's highest ranking committee - its Cabinet - is heading to Ulverston on Wednesday August 27 for its next meeting.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

North-West Evening Mail

'You could run things better than us' leader tells Ulverston residents

A COUNCIL boss has denied "putting a gun to the head" of councillors when it came to the future of an iconic Ulverston building - but admits local people could run the service better.

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Sat Aug 09, 2014

Thewestmorland Gazette

FOR 120 years Ulverston's councillors have met in the town hall on Queen Street.

They made difficult decisions for the good of the town in a building that has survived two world wars.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

North-West Evening Mail

Runner nominated for Heart of Ulverston award for tireless charity fundraising

A COMMITTED runner, who always puts her best foot forward when it comes to helping a local charity, has been nominated for a Heart of Ulverston award.

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

North-West Evening Mail

Calls for controls in Barrow to stop methadone 'stockpiling'

A meeting was held at Barrow MP John Woodcock's office in July to discuss the way methadone is prescribed in Furness.

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North-West Evening Mail

South Cumbria services remember the outbreak of the First World War

The events, held exactly 100 years since war was declared, were signified with a final candle being extinguished at 11pm the moment Britain's ultimatum to Germany passed.

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

Thewestmorland Gazette

Lights to go out in South Lakeland tonight as part of nationwide commemoration

LIGHTS are to be turned off at landmark buildings across South Lakeland tonight to mark the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War.

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Sat Aug 02, 2014

Thewestmorland Gazette

Lights to go out as Cumbria remembers Great War sacrifice

LIGHTS are to be turned off at landmark buildings across South Lakeland to mark the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War.

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Fri Aug 01, 2014

North-West Evening Mail

Ulverston lasagne-throwing attacker sent to prison

A 39-year-old former drug addict from Ulverston who threatened a drinking companion with a knife, staggered around the streets with a firearm and hurled lasagne at a custody officer has been jailed.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

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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