Cumbria County, England Newswire

Cumbria County, England Newswire

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  1. Genesis Homes wins backing for 18 new homes at ArmathwaiteRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Thewestmorland Gazette

    Developer Genesis Homes, of Penrith, is proposing a mix of dwellings from bungalows to family houses, including four affordable homes. The company's head of land, John Blue, said the site will help meet "the great need for quality housing in Cumbria".

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  2. Letter to the Editor: We don't need more oil, we need clean sustainable wind farmsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Bournemouth Echo

    HERE we go again. John Beesley, scaremonger in chief, whipping up the worst scenarios to scare the life out of everyone into believing oil drilling offshore Dorset poses imminent threatening risks of pollution of Bournemouth beaches.

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  3. Big Match Preview: James Ford on York City Knights' remarkable campaign - and title D-DayRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | York Press

    York City Knights players celebrate their crucial victory at Workington Town earlier this month - one of several tight victories that have set up their League One title D-Day clash against Whitehaven YORK City Knights head coach James Ford reckons a title D-Day and another bumper crowd at Bootham Crescent highlights the vibrancy in rugby league outside Super League. The Knights, at the end of a remarkable campaign, host Whitehaven at Bootham Crescent tomorrow knowing a victory or draw will secure the Betfred League One crown and sole automatic promotion place above odds-on title favourites Bradford Bulls.

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  4. John Kear Column: Bulls must have 'A' game ready for play-offsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Thetelegraphand Argus

    I was delighted with the first 40 minutes. I thought we were clever, played some very good stuff and were patient and worked hard to create field position and therefore opportunities.

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  5. Andrew Chalmers: Pure fear and self-interest dominated voting processRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Thetelegraphand Argus

    I explained, as I've recited in subsequent media interviews, that what you witnessed was pure fear and self-interest dominating the voting process. On the one hand the Super League clubs start applying pressure on each other to ensure as far as possible 10 of the 11 clubs with the exception of the biggest club Leeds Rhinos voted to support their own enrichment.

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  6. Bessy Beck trout fishery up for sale near Kirkby StephenRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Thewestmorland Gazette

    A TROUT fishery at the foot of the Howgills, complete with smokehouse and three lakes, has come onto the market. Bessy Beck, on the edge of Newbiggin-on-Lune, is set in more than 12 acres of grounds.

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  7. Furness MP saddles up to launch new volunteer forceRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Thewestmorland Gazette

    FURNESS MP John Woodcock is getting on his bike to spread the word about a new volunteer force to improve the community. The MP, who left Jeremy Corbyn's Labour Party earlier this year, hopes to use his independent status to bring people together to fix local problems.

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  8. Domestic abuse charity in Kendal gets A 2,000 boostRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Thewestmorland Gazette

    A DOMESTIC abuse charity will be able to help more vulnerable people at risk in South Lakeland thanks to a donation from Yorkshire Building Society Charitable Foundation. Springfield Support in Kendal has received a 2,000 donation from the foundation to fund the provision of counselling for people affected by domestic abuse.

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  9. Two men deny burgling Spar storeRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Thewestmorland Gazette

    TWO men who are accused of plotting to burgle a Grange convenience store are to stand trial before a jury later this year. James William Patton, 30, and 41-year-old Dean Neasham, appeared at Carlisle Crown Court over a video link.

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  10. Talented young dancers are jumping for joyRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Thewestmorland Gazette

    TEN talented dancers from Kendal and Carnforth areas have been selected by the English Youth Ballet to perform in a professional double bill. The girls will take to the stage at The Sands Centre in Carlisle this weekend and feature in productions of Aurora's Wedding and Ballet tudes.

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  11. Grange Lido campaigners hand over business plan to councilRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | Thewestmorland Gazette

    A CAMPAIGN group committed to restoring an iconic South Lakes lido has had permission to access the site to complete its research. Save Grange Lido presented its business plan for the swimming pool to South Lakeland District Council on Wednesday .

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  12. LETTER: How much would a restored Grange lido actually be used?Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Thewestmorland Gazette

    THE lido on Grange-over-Sands promenade was closed in 1993 due to high running costs and a lack of capital for structural maintenance. Since then several expensive consultants' reports have been commissioned by South Lakeland District Council and Grange Town Council.

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  13. New owners at Ambleside B&BRead the original story

    Yesterday | Thewestmorland Gazette

    Matthew and Lucy Redman moved north from Somerset to buy the popular guest house which was run by Paul McDougall, his wife, Vicky who died last year, and their son, Aidan. They had been at the helm for more than 18 years after taking over the business from Vicky's parents, Bill and Lee Haywood, at the end of 1999.

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  14. 'Incredible' efforts to try to save grandmother's life after Arnside clifftop fallRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Thewestmorland Gazette

    AN inquest heard of the "incredible" efforts to save a grandmother's life after she fell 30 feet from a cliff top path near Arnside. Retired theatre nurse Valerie Jane Bates, 77, was on the coastal route to Silverdale with her husband, George, and fellow walking group members when she "stumbled or lost her balance" and landed on rocks below.

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  15. Community bank seeks new chairRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Thewestmorland Gazette

    The person appointed will help steer Eden and South Lakeland Credit Union, which has offices at Kendal, Penrith and Alston, through the next stages of its development. The union's vision is to support local communities by providing an affordable range of financial services to all, including those who have difficulty accessing mainstream providers.

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  16. Downton Abbey Is Back! See Maggie Smith in Action in First Look at Movie AdaptationRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Southern Accents

    The acclaimed PBS "Masterpiece" series Downton Abbey , which ended its run in 2015, is making a comeback as a big screen adaptation, with production already in full swing. Dame Maggie Smith, 83, was spotted shooting the highly-anticipated movie in Brampton, England on Thursday.

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  17. Slower growth in households projected for EnglandRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | ITV

    The number of households in England is projected to grow by a smaller amount than previously thought, thanks to new assumptions about fertility, life expectancy and net migration. An average 159,000 additional households each year are projected for England between 2016 and 2041, according to the Office for National Statistics .

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  18. Russia unveils its 'stealth sea ghost' submarineRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Daily Mail

    Russia unveils its 'stealth sea ghost' submarine: Work on 68-metre vessel is complete - but it can only operate for weeks without surfacing while HMS Artful can be submerged for months Russia has unveiled its 'stealth sea ghost' submarine - but the diesel-electric vessel can only operate for weeks without surfacing while Britain's HMS Artful can stay submerged for months. The Russian Navy's Project 677 submarine Kronstadt was launched in a special ceremony at the Admiralty Shipyard in St Petersburg on Thursday.

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  19. Resurfacing works on A65 near Kirkby LonsdaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Thewestmorland Gazette

    Essential road repairs and maintenance work is to be carried out on the A65 West of Kirkby Lonsdale next month. Cumbria County Council is investing 200,000 on a road resurfacing scheme covering a 2km-long section of the A65 between Spital Farm and Jubilee Lane, Lupton.

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  20. Ulverston chef set to appear on Great British Menu and host CancerCare eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Thewestmorland Gazette

    ONE of the rising stars in this year's Great British Menu competition on BBC2 will be hosting a special cookery event in Ulverston.

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