Cumbria County, England Newswire

Cumbria County, England Newswire

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  1. Locals seek more affordable homes in Glenridding and PatterdaleRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Thewestmorland Gazette

    Concerned neighbours from Patterdale and Glenridding are forming a community land trust to help them plan new housing in the parish. Thanks to the results of a housing needs survey, the trust members discovered at least nine households in the parish need affordable homes, and 25 households need or want to move in the next five years.

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  2. Cycle race injects record figure into Cumbrian economyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Thewestmorland Gazette

    THE hosting of two stages of the Tour of Britain cycle race provided a huge economic boost of almost 11m to the Cumbrian economy. The stages were held in September and proved a runaway success with the figure more than twice the 5m boost received when the event was last held in the county in 2016.

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  3. Kendal woman 'glued' at London protestRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Thewestmorland Gazette

    Protest... Gwen Harrison, in the white top, with her hand glued to a Government building in London during a climate change demonstration. Picture: Immo Klink KENDAL Green Party member Gwen Harrison, 40, was one of 22 people arrested on Monday during climate change protests in London.

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  4. New deputy leader appointed at Cumbria County CouncilRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Thewestmorland Gazette

    It follows the death last month of Cllr Ian Stewart, of Arnside. The appointment was made by council leader Stewart Young at a full meeting of the county council in Kendal. Cllr Stewart has also appointed Cllr Patricia Bell to the cabinet.

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  5. Lucky couple picked out of hundreds for free overnight stay at Cumbrian hotelRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Thewestmorland Gazette

    A HOTEL in South Lakeland has invited a couple who got married there nearly over 40 years ago back to relieve the memories of their special day. Over 200 couples who tied the knot at the Macdonald Hotel Swan Hotel, in Grasmere, took part in a competition to win an overnight stay by sending in their wedding photographs.

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  6. Cumbria's two tier council arrangement "is broken" says Ulverston councillorRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Thewestmorland Gazette

    At a meeting of the full council in Kendal today, county political leaders were given the go-ahead to start negotiations about a unitary authority. It could lead to a proposal that Cumbria's county council and the six district authorities are reduced to one or two although any proposed future structure is far from certain or agreed.

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  7. Dickensian festival promises something for everyoneRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Thewestmorland Gazette

    BE prepared for a magical trip back in time on the weekend of November 23-25 as Ulverston hosts its ever popular Dickensian Christmas Festival. This will be the 18th year of the event, which this time promises to be better than ever as a dazzling selection of entertainment and events take place around the huge array of stalls offering Christmas themed goods of endless variety.

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  8. Alderley Edge bidding to dim Northern lightsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Knutsford Guardian

    The opportunity to close the gap on the division's frontrunners follows a 5-1 success at Kirkby Stephen that retained a top-half position for the team. Under coach Kelly Pryde-Fillingham the ladies have played with much more pace and intensity this season, something which became apparent to Kirkby Stephen from the start.

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  9. Student got so drunk at pre-drinks she changed her name to favourite nightclubRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Metro UK News

    Have you ever got so drunk on a night out that you changed your name via deed poll to honour your favourite bar? Chances are you haven't, but that's exactly what happened to Sheffield Hallam University student Courtney Powell during a particularly rowdy night out. The 19-year-old admitted her judgement was a little off as she got hammered at pre-drinks on October 5. Courtney Leadmill Powell shows off her gold card that grants her free entry to The Leadmill in Sheffield She now goes by Courtney Leadmill Powell - and as a result will never pay for entry to Sheffield nightclub The Leadmill again.

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  10. Children join TV presenters at Furness for Children in Need Plod for PudseyRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Thewestmorland Gazette

    Annabel Tiffin and and Roger Johnson of BBC NWT arrive at Walney for their Plod for Pudsey event. ..The BBC team arrive at Walney...12/11/2018..JON GRANGER.

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  11. From a model railway exhibition to a haunting story of evil,...Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Thewestmorland Gazette

    The biggest Model Railway Exhibition in Cumbria and the Borders returns to the Energus Building, at Lillyhall, Workington, during the weekend of Saturday & Sunday . The event will be even bigger and more layouts and traders will be attending than ever before.

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  12. The UK's SEVEN most dangerous roads this winter revealedRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Chronicle Live

    If you're driving in the snow or poor weather this winter, there are certain routes you really do want to avoid if possible. These twisty routes could incite fear into even the most experienced of drivers when the weather deteriorates, with their hazardous corners and sharp drops, so vehicles should take alternative routes where possible.

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  13. Have your say on Cumbria coast flooding issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Thewestmorland Gazette

    RESIDENTS and businesses are being given a chance to have their say on how flooding and erosion issues on the Cumbrian coast should be managed. A drop-in event open to the public will be held at Grange-over-Sands library from 1pm to 7pm on Thursday, November 29 where you can find out more about the project and offer your own views.

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  14. Dozens of new homes planned for farmland at Kents Bank, near GrangeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Thewestmorland Gazette

    PLANS for 92 homes on the edge of Kents Bank, near Grange-over-Sands, have been put forward by developer Holbeck Homes. The mixture of two, three and four-bedroom properties is being planned for farmland south of Allithwaite Road.

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  15. 'Visit Farfield Mill, invest by buying shares and enable it to live on'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Thewestmorland Gazette

    I come from Oldham and spent my early childhood in Dobcross in Saddleworth. Both of these areas were at the forefront of the industrial revolution, born in the cotton mills of Oldham and the woollen mills of Saddleworth.

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  16. Cumbrian children are having three times more sugar than they shouldRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Thewestmorland Gazette

    Too many fizzy drinks, a low awareness of hidden sugars and a lack of exercise are contributing to the future obesity timebomb, a council report has found. Public health nurses from Cumbria County Council have been visiting schools in South Lakeland, Furness and Barrow as part of a new health and wellbeing initiative.

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  17. Police appeal after Kirkby Lonsdale resident falls victim to scamRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Thewestmorland Gazette

    The person on the phone said her money was at risk and managed to persuade her to confirm some personal details. However, when the woman went to the bank and explained what had happened staff noticed something was wrong and raised the alarm to the police.

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  18. Plan for yellow lines at hazardous Kendal junctionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Thewestmorland Gazette

    Residents living close to the junction of Webb View and busy Burneside Road have claimed cars parking around the location have made it highly dangerous for vehicles pulling out onto Burneside Road. Concerns have been heightened by the fact that Webb View is the only access road to Wainwright Court, a complex which houses around 90 elderly people and often needs to be accessed by emergency vehicles.

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  19. Dates set for record-breaking Bluebird's return to Coniston WaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Brentwoodweeklynews.co.uk

    The jet-powered boat will provisionally undergo trials on Coniston Water in Cumbria between July 19 and 28, said the Bluebird Event Working Group. Its pilot, Donald Campbell, died on January 4 1967 aged 45 when Bluebird flipped into the air and disintegrated as he attempted a new water speed record on Coniston Water.

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  20. Fighting heroin addiction: 'You only get one life'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | BBC News

    Bobby was injecting heroin and crack cocaine up to six times a day. He's spoken to the BBC about what made him turn his life around.

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