Cumbria County, England Newswire (Page 2)

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  1. South Lakeland primary children take part in cyclocross event at Penny Bridge CE AcademyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 22 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    In the morning the children were encouraged to complete as many laps of the course as they could in 15 minute blocks. The challenging course involved tight corners, steps, bankings and off camber sections.

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  2. Kirkby Stephen school needs A 50,000 for new classroomRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 22 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    AN Eden primary school is campaigning to raise A 50,000 to create a new classroom to meet an unprecedented demand for places. It is estimated that the new classroom planned for Kirkby Stephen Primary School will cost approximately A 100,000 with the school having pledged 50 per cent of the money from its own budget.

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  3. 'Terrified' workmates jumping out of plane in aid of cancer charityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 21 | Leigh Journal

    'BEING absolutely terrified will not stop us from jumping out of a plane to raise money for a cancer charity'. That is the message from workmates Sue Glover, 34, and Laura Hulme, 24, who have both lost loved ones to the killer disease and are determined to raise as much money as possible for Macmillan Cancer Support.

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  4. Rotary club auction raises thousands for charityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 21 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    Grange Rotary Club members and wellwishers celebrate at the Netherwood Hotel after their fund raising efforts produced over A 3000 for Age UK, Bay Search and Rescue and St Mary's Hospice Richard Fell, Penny Pullinger, Ron Carey, Stewart THE Rotary Club of Grange raised thousands of pounds at a successful auction and three charities were presented with cash at a presentation held at the Netherwood Hotel. Ulverston's St Mary's Hospice, South Lakeland Age UK and Flookburgh-based Bay Search and Rescue each received 1,000 each.

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  5. Britain goes to the polls on June 8Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 21 | Wandsworth Guardian

    Labour is closing the gap on the Conservatives following the publication of the parties' General Election manifestos, a series of polls show. The Tory advantage was narrowed to nine points in a YouGov survey for the Sunday Times - the first time it has been in single figures in a mainstream poll since Theresa May called the snap election on April 18. Jeremy Corbyn claimed his message of "for the many, not the few" was getting through to voters as four Sunday newspapers' polls put Labour between 35 per cent and 33 per cent - up significantly on the scores as low as 26 per cent it was recording early in the campaign.

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  6. Art group pays tribute to its highly respected founderRead the original story

    Sunday May 21 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    AN ELDER statesman of the Cumbria arts world will be in the spotlight on bank holiday weekend during a must-see art exhibition. Bardsea Art Group pays tribute to its founder Ron Stacey during its bi-annual art exhibition which runs from Saturday until Monday, May 27-29, at the Old Schoolroom at Bardsea, near Ulverston.

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  7. Yorkshire bull wins championship at Limousin showRead the original story

    Saturday May 20 | Darlington and Stockton Times

    Tomschoice Matador, from James and Sarah Cooper of Dacre, Harrogate, was born in January, 2016. He is by the Irish-bred Carwin Icaros, who was supreme champion at the Extravaganza several years ago, and is out of Tomschoice Gauche.

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  8. MP and jockey Guy Opperman wins at Aspatria point-to-pointRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 20 | Daily Mail

    Guy Opperman, MP for Hexham, is a winner before the election starts as the part time jockey wins on For A Finish at Aspatria point-to-point The campaign trail can throw up bizarre experiences for prospective MPs but no-one running for election to the House of Commons on June 8 will be able to match Guy Opperman's timetable last Saturday. In the morning, the Conservative candidate, aiming to retain his Hexham seat, was campaigning in the key Cumbrian target of Workington, knocking on doors in Silloth on the banks of the Solway Firth until 1pm.

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  9. Vintage poster sold for almost A 400Read the original story

    Saturday May 20 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    A VINTAGE poster of the Grange over Sands lido that was found in an attic has made almost A 400 at auction. Attributed to the well-known poster artist Frank Sherwin, it is believed to have been commissioned by British Railways in 1949 to promote railway journeys to the popular Edwardian resort and went under the hammer for A 380.

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  10. Memorial service to be held for inspirational head of musicRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 19 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    David Chapman was the head of music at Casterton Girls School for more than two decades and later held the same position at Giggleswick School. The tribute service will take place at St Mary's Parish Church in Kirkby Lonsdale and will feature performances from some of his former pupils.

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  11. Kendal restaurant hit by Storm Desmond reopens its kitchenRead the original story

    Friday May 19 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    The Castle Dairy restaurant and Art Gallery in Kendal was back in business again after 18 months yesterday and is once again ready to welcome those who appreciate fine dining. Graham Wilkinson, principal of Kendal College, which owns the building, said: "We are very excited for the Castle Dairy to re-open.

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  12. Runners prepare to complete Windermere marathon on SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 19 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    APPROXIMATELY 900 runners will complete a lap of England's biggest lake on Sunday in the annual ASICS Windermere Marathon. Starting at Brathay Hall, entrants will complete 26.2 miles as they take in Lake District hotspots including Windermere, Bowness, Newby Bridge, Hawkshead and Ambleside in a bid to raise vital funds for a children's charity.

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  13. Brian White and Aoife Smith with Moss selling for 9,200gns. Picture: Adrian Legge Photography.Read the original story

    Thursday May 18 | Darlington and Stockton Times

    FRANTIC bidding saw a top price of 9,200gns paid for a 17-month-old black-and-white dog at the annual spring sale of working sheepdogs at Skipton mart . Moss was bred by Brian White and Aoife Smith, a talented couple from Naul in North County Dublin, out of their top-class bitch Malta Gwen, bred by Carlaine Thom, of Co Tyrone.

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  14. Leigh boxer Will Hewitt becomes national championRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 18 | Leigh Journal

    TEAM Leigh boxer Will Hewitt, appearing in the England Boxing National Junior 44kg Final in Liverpool, produced a devastating display of skill and power on Easter Sunday to take a unanimous points victory over top ranked opponent Ben Oliver of Hull. That sees him crowned Junior National Champion and he received the gold medal.

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  15. How Soon Until the Next Ransomware Catastrophe?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 18 | The Atlantic

    A little over a week ago, a Cumbrian woman named Joyce broke her foot. What happened next to Joyce's foot involves the National Security Agency, decades of deferred maintenance on broken software, a hacking group that communicates exclusively in broken English, and an unsophisticated piece of ransomware, all interacting with the global network that almost everyone depends on now.

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  16. Teacher pleads not guilty to attack on pupil at Bentham independent schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 18 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    A TEACHER at a specialist independent school in Bentham is to face trial for the alleged assault by beating of a pupil. Joseph Lee Beckett, 33, denies the assault by beating of the pupil at Cedar House School in Low Bentham - a school for children and teenagers with a range of special needs - on November 10 last year.

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  17. Historic cottage to be opened to the publicRead the original story

    Thursday May 18 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    The keys to the Sir John Barrow Cottage, at Dragley Beck, Ulverston, were handed over to Dan Elsworth of Greenlane Archaeology by the town's mayor, Cllr Mark Wilson, following a decision over its use based on public consultation. The grade-II listed cottage, which was the birthplace of Sir John Barrow in 1764, will be used as an exhibition space dedicated to the famous writer, as well as housing artist residencies and historic artefacts.

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  18. What does the future hold 'best preserved' fort in Roman Empire?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 16 | Chronicle Live

    Elaine Edgar, husband John and son Ian, liveat their 1,000-acre Castle Nook farm near Slaggyford in the South Tyne Valley in Northumberland Home for the Edgar farming family is a spot where they know that people have lived and won a living from the land for at least 2,000 years. Elaine Edgar, husband John and son Ian, live cheek by jowl with history at their 1,000-acre Castle Nook farm near Slaggyford in the South Tyne Valley in Northumberland .

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  19. British man brands penis on self using red hot coathangerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 16 | The New Zealand Herald

    An exasperated wife discovered that her "idiotic" husband had branded a penis on to his bum using a red hot coat hanger- when she spotted the eye-watering footage on social media. Johnny Henderson, 23, had been drinking with friends when he promised the group that he would willingly have the phallic shape burned into his behind if their social media live stream received just 10 viewers.

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  20. HPV vaccine causes shocking "aging-like" effect on teenager, making her feel like an 80-year-oldRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 15 | NewsTarget.com

    Every teenager says that they can't wait to be a grown-up. For one young teen, however, that "dream" has become a nightmare.

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