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  1. Intrepid pair are ready to beat the setting sunRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Ilkley Gazette

    Jan Edwards, on the left, and Karen Halifax, pictured right, both of Burley-in-Wharfedale, and aged 42, who are taking part in a challenge for the NSPCC Jan Edwards and Karen Halifax, both of Burley-in-Wharfedale, and aged 42, will be packing their bike helmets, paddles and hiking boots and heading to the Lake District to take on the multi activity sponsored challenge, on Saturday, May 30. Chasing the Sun involves a bike, hike and canoe in the stunning surroundings of the Lake District, all between sunrise and sunset on May 30. The challenge starts with 25 miles of biking in the Grizedale Forest, before a three-mile kayak on Lake Coniston.

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  2. Engineering firm fined after Carlisle worker crushedRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | News and Star

    A Cumbrian engineering firm has been fined A 12,000 after one of its workers was struck by a metal frame weighing nearly two tonnes. Tweddle Fabrications Ltd, which trades as Tweddle Engineering, was handed the fine after appearing in front of magistrates in Carlisle today.

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  3. Four Cumbrian men in court on wounding chargesRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | News and Star

    Andrew Boswell, 30, of Millriggs, in Corby Hill appeared alongside Douglas Boswell, 26, of Ashley Street, off Wigton Road, Carlisle at North and West Cumbria Magistrates' Court in Carlisle yesterday. The pair, along with Carlisle men Tony Butler, 27, of Graham Street, Denton Holme, and David Pattinson, 31, of Denton Street, also of Denton Holme, are alleged to have wounded Raymond Patterson in the city on July 12 last year.

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  4. Steel heritage artefact goes on display in Cumbrian townRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | News and Star

    A renovated artefact paying tribute to Workington's steelworks heritage has finally been given pride of place in the town, much to the delight of a council leader. Alan Smith, leader of Allerdale Council, decided eight years ago that a permanent reminder of the town's industrial heritage was needed, having kept a piece of equipment from the Moss Bay steelworks when it closed in 2006.

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  5. Ex-Cumbrian teacher publishes book of anecdotesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | News and Star

    A former Workington teacher has published a book of anecdotes about his life and career in west Cumbria and beyond. Peter Smith, 76, of Calva Road, Seaton, started writing Tales Of Two Wheels And Other Tales about 18 months ago.

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  6. Field, South Midlands Area Point to Point 07.02.10Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Horse and Hound

    If the prospect of arctic winds is giving you cold feet about heding out to your local point-to-point, we've come up with 10 very good reasons to sway you to wrap up and get out there , Robert Thornton, Paul Carberry and Sam Twiston-Davies are just a few of the big National Hunt names who have cut their teeth in the Unlike with racing proper, there's no chance you'll be corralled into a "cheap seats" area where you're unlikely to see a horse for the duration of your day. Some of the best viewing is at Littlewindsor, where cars are parked on a slope with the course laid out below.

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  7. INTREPID friends are taking on the Chasing the Sun challenge to help raise funds for the NSPCC.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Wharfedale Observer

    Jan Edwards and Karen Halifax, both of Burley-in-Wharfedale, and aged 42, will be packing their bike helmets, paddles and hiking boots and heading to the Lake District to take on the multi activity sponsored challenge, on Saturday, May 30. Chasing the Sun involves a bike, hike and canoe in the stunning surroundings of the Lake District, all between sunrise and sunset on May 30. The challenge starts with 25 miles of biking in the Grizedale Forest, before a three-mile kayak on Lake Coniston. The final challenge is a trek up and back down the iconic peak of Old Man of Coniston, at 803 metres.The aim is to complete all three challenges before sunset.

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  8. 105 new homes planned for fields of Kendal Parks RoadRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    PLANS for 105 new homes on pasture fields off Kendal Parks Road, Kendal, have been submitted by Carlisle-based developer Story Homes. Kendal Town Council has given its backing to the outline plans for the 4.98-hectare site, subject to an independent traffic study and interpretative panels being placed in the bluebell woods close by.

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  9. Cumbrian couple deny handling stolen goodsRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | News and Star

    William Bishop, 37, and Emma Bishop, 34, sat side by side in the dock at Carlisle Crown Court and pleaded not guilty to receiving a quantity of copper strapping belonging to Cumbrian Storage Limited. William Bishop and Emma Bishop, both of Whitfield Court, Workington, are due to go on trial at the crown court on July 6. In the meantime they were granted bail.

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  10. Cumbrian man charged with six rapesRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | News and Star

    Joseph Henry Hall, 62, of Cambridge Road, Hensingham, near Whitehaven, is alleged to have carried out the offences on various dates between 1978 and 2013. Only one alleged victim is named in court papers but her name is protected by law and can not be revealed.

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  11. Carlisle mum falsely claimed A 19,000 in benefitsRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | News and Star

    A mum-of-three from Carlisle who falsely claimed more than A 19,000 in benefits has been told she is lucky to have been spared jail. Anne-Marie Barnes, 30, of Harrison Street pleaded guilty to three charges of dishonestly failing to notify a change of circumstances affecting her entitlement to benefit payments between December 2012 and August 2013.

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  12. Keswick's Moot Hall could be soldRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | News and Star

    The bid by the Battersby Hall Trust opened a six-week window to allow community groups and organisations to register their own interests in the venue. This period ended last week and a spokeswoman for Allerdale said no other groups had inquired.

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  13. Cumbrian brothers plan to swim the River EdenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | News and Star

    Three brothers have decided to do what no man has done before and swim the entirety of the River Eden. Jack, 23, Calum, 25, and Robbie Hudson, 27, from Langwathby have taken on the biggest challenge of their lives by attempting to swim the 90mile long river that runs from Mallerstang to Solway Firth.

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  14. Mountain bike stolen from Kendal houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    The Marin Sky Trail Mountain Bike was stolen from the rear garden of a property on Whitton Terrace sometime between Monday (February 23) and Tuesday (February 24).

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  15. The World's Fittest GluttonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | TheDailyBeast.com

    Randy Santel can devour six-pound hamburgers and four-foot long breakfast sandwiches, all while maintaining a perfect 6-pack. If it's on a restaurant menu and billed as an impossible food challenge, Missourian Randy Santel has probably beat it.

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  16. Luxury Windermere Lake District break ideal for kiddy-free romantic getawayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Mirror.co.uk

    Jonathan Symcox and his wife Kim unwind on a rare weekend without the children by taking a trip to Cumbria - and find food and ale aplenty... On our first romantic break since our two sons were born, my wife Kim and I were A determined to eat, drink and relax in the Lake District - and become reacquainted with sleep... So after checking in at the quaint Briery Wood Country House Hotel, where rabbits greeted us on the well-tended lawns, we wasted no time and drove to Bowness for a smooth golden Cumberland Ale on the quayside at the Ship Inn. With the sun glinting on the immense waters of 11-mile-long Windermere, a haze over the distant mountains and no kids in our faces, this was a return to serenity.

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  17. Council tax freeze for fifth year running for South Lakeland residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    COUNCIL Tax for residents in South Lakeland will be frozen for the fifth year running, after councillors voted in favour of new budget plans for 2015/16. A meeting of South Lakeland District Council's Full Council approved the budget, which includes a zero per cent increase in the district council's part of next year's Council Tax bill.

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  18. South Lakes youth art project inspired by human and avian migrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    Pupil's from Kirkbie Kendal went to Leighton Moss photographing/sketching the wildlife Its called the Migration project and is part of a bigger piece of work they are doing about immigration/migration. Pictured Teacher Jane Brooks with pupil Tisha Whitehe THE remarkable journeys undertaken by both human and avian migrants have been the focus of an innovative youth art project this winter.

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  19. Police hunt for lone attacker after young woman injuredRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | News and Star

    A young woman who was out walking her dog with a friend was left injured after a terrifying attack by a stranger. A spokesman for the force said that the victim, whose age has not been released, was walking a Jack russell dog with another woman between the Orgill estate in Egremont and St Bees at 7.20pm yesterday.

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  20. Dad used TV remote control as weapon to beat childrenRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | News and Star

    A father has been found guilty of subjecting his children to "sustained assaults" while using a TV remote control as a weapon. The bizarre case was heard by magistrates in Workington, when the father stood trial after pleading not guilty to three counts of common assault.

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