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21 hrs ago | 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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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Thewestmorland Gazette

Vandals poison trees causing 25,000 damage

Police are appealing for information following the incident on Yewbarrow Road, Ulverston, which they say happened between July 1 and July 15 - causing A 25,000 worth of damage.

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Thewestmorland Gazette

Vandals poison trees causing 25,000 damage

Police are appealing for information following the incident on Yewbarrow Road, Ulverston, which they say happened between July 1 and July 15 - causing A 25,000 worth of damage.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Thewestmorland Gazette

Planning applications submitted to Lake District National Park Authority

AMBLESIDE: Alterations and extensions, at 12 Fir Garth, Chapel Stile, for C. Brian; pollard 1 Oak , at 1 Scandale, 10 Gale How Park, for Mrs V. Burlison; tree 196.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

Thewestmorland Gazette

Beacon of hope for hospice fund-raisers

'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 Fisherman trapped on a sand bank in Morecambe Bay sparked a call out for rescuers today (Sunday).

Barrow RNLI and Ulverston Inshore Rescue attended this afternoon's incident near the River Leven estuary on the Flookburgh sands.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

North-West Evening Mail

Ulverston school to premier pupils film

Year 3 pupils collaborated with artist Steve Fairclough, visual artist Vanessa Card and film-maker, Jon Randal to create the film.

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North-West Evening Mail

Passion for reading that Ulverston man Ernie loves to pass on

A 92-YEAR-OLD with a passion for books has been recognised for his efforts to encourage youngsters to read.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

North-West Evening Mail

Ulverston Carnival-goers left fuming at rail delays

RAIL bosses have said the Tour de France was to blame for delays and overcrowded trains as passengers tried to make their way to a popular annual event in Ulverston.

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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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